Category Archives: Cooking Alternatives

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Inspirational businesses: Interview with Lisa McInerney from Mummy Made It

A little while ago I had a chat with fellow cook book author Lisa McInerney from MummyMade.It Cooking for a free-from person is hard enough, and it’s even harder when they’re fussy! (This goes for adults as well as children;-) So if you’re having trouble getting your kids (or yourself) to eat your veggies, then … Continue reading Inspirational businesses: Interview with Lisa McInerney from Mummy Made It

How to make a homemade dairy & soy-free margarine alternative that spreads and melts!

(Our dairy and soy free homemade butter/ margarine alternative) Every now and then I get asked to create a recipe for someone and usually I relish the challenge. So last year when I was asked to create a margarine alternative, I liked the idea and it was one of those recipes on the “to create” … Continue reading How to make a homemade dairy & soy-free margarine alternative that spreads and melts!

Alternative Chef Kitchen Jackfruit “Waldorf” Salad

My Jackfruit Waldorf Salad:-) The first time I tried a Waldorf salad was at my local seaside chip shop when I was a teen. (I loved it, and the memory has stayed with me over the years). That version had the classic ingredients along with BBQ chicken (which back then, I loved. Sadly, nowadays, my … Continue reading Alternative Chef Kitchen Jackfruit “Waldorf” Salad

The Ultimate Guide to Fun Free-from Themed Kids Birthday Cakes and Parties

You might be wondering how you can make children’s parties fun when they’ve got food sensitivities?  I’ve been scouring the net and I’ve come up with a few great themed cakes which will suit almost any cake-decorating skill level (with an option at the end for how you can still achieve an “out of this … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Fun Free-from Themed Kids Birthday Cakes and Parties

Dairy-free cheeses for pizza toppings

When you’re diary, soy, gluten, egg or meat free you might think you have no options when it comes to cheesy pizza toppings. Well, allow us to change your mind on this matter. Over the years we’ve tried a few different products and home made/ whole food options and these are some of our favourite: … Continue reading Dairy-free cheeses for pizza toppings

“Corn” chips without corn, gluten, dairy, soy, egg or nuts!

We’ve been on a bit of a Mexican theme over here at the moment with our Taco Episode and last week in the newsletter I shared a recipe for Free-from Nachos. So when a viewer asked us a couple of months ago if we could come up with a corn chip which was: corn free … Continue reading “Corn” chips without corn, gluten, dairy, soy, egg or nuts!

Corn chip alternatives (gluten and corn free)

Recently we were asked by a viewer if we could share some corn chip alternatives for people who can’t tolerate corn. So I put on my detective hat  and put together a couple of corn and gluten-free options. 1. Home made Corn-free corn chips (without corn, dairy, soy, gluten, egg or nuts). 3. More home … Continue reading Corn chip alternatives (gluten and corn free)

Delicious Dukkah: With and without nuts

(Dukkah without nuts) I’ve been thinking about parties and party foods this week as it’s the first anniversary of our The Alternative Kitchen: A beginners guide to cooking without dairy, soy, gluten, egg or meat book launch party.  It’s been a pretty amazing year since that book was launched, and it’s nice to hear that that … Continue reading Delicious Dukkah: With and without nuts

Avoiding the Top 8 Allergens for a Day: Recipes without dairy, soy, egg, wheat, peanut, tree nut, fish & shellfish

Each year ausEE inc. host  the Top 8 Challenge on the 8th of August  during National EOS week to raise money and awareness for EGID (or eosiniphilic gastrointestinal disorders). The top 8 challenge invites individuals to take the challenge to avoid the Top 8 (dairy, soy, egg, wheat, peanut, tree nut, fish and shellfish) for … Continue reading Avoiding the Top 8 Allergens for a Day: Recipes without dairy, soy, egg, wheat, peanut, tree nut, fish & shellfish

Tips for Easy Healthy Meal Planning and 15 tasty, wholesome, classic dairy, soy, gluten, egg and meat-free family-friendly main meals

If you’re finding it hard to decide what to cook each night and you find yourself guiltily dipping out for some take away (guilty because you know the veggies are going mouldy in the fridge but you’ve had a long day and can’t think of anything to cook with them) or the question “What’s for … Continue reading Tips for Easy Healthy Meal Planning and 15 tasty, wholesome, classic dairy, soy, gluten, egg and meat-free family-friendly main meals