Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Allergy-Free Wednesdays Blog Hop Week 8: March 14, 2012

Hello and welcome to Allergy-Free Wednesdays (AFW).
  AFW is a weekly blog hop where folks can share their allergy-free cuisine, gain knowledge about allergy-related topics/issues, and connect with others living or caring for someone with food allergies.

This is a weekly blog hop hosted by myself and six other fabulous allergy-free bloggers.  Your weekly submissions will be shared on all 7 blogs!  Check back each week for reader favorites and recipe highlights.  Please welcome our 7th and final hostess: Adrienne from Whole New Mom.  We are so excited to have her on board.    

Meet your AFW hostesses
(1) Tessa @ Tessa the Domestic Diva
(2) Michelle @ The Willing Cook 
(3) Laura @ Gluten Free Pantry 
(4) Nancy @ Real Food Allergy Free
(5) Janelle @ Gluten Freely Frugal
(6) Adrienne @ Whole New Mom
(7) and me, Amber @ The Tasty Alternative

What can I link-up on AFW?
*We welcome allergy-free cuisine in any shape or form
*Tips & allergy related articles/information welcome
*Food allergies, intolerance, and sensitivities all welcome
*Please provide a description of your recipe, such as Dairy Free (DF), Gluten Free (GF), etc.

Rules & Guidelines 
*Please provide the URL link directly to your post (not your homepage). 
*Please provide a link back to our weekly blog hop somewhere in your post.
*In order for your recipe to be featured, your post must contain a back link to our blog hop.
*Past and current recipes welcome.
*Recipes are not required to be free of all common allergy foods, just allergy-free in some way.
*Two weekly submissions max please. 
*Please leave a comment after you link-up and tell us about your weekly submission(s).
*Entries that don't comply with stated rules and guidelines will be respectfully removed.

Featured Recipes & Highlights

Each week AFW features the three most popular recipes from the previous week, and the six AFW hostesses will highlight their favorites.  Please note that your submission must contain a link back to our Allergy-Free Wednesday's Blog Hop in order to be featured.  Click HERE for last week's entries and the appropriate back link.  

So without further ado...

May I present you with the three most popular submissions:

Dark Chocolate Coconut Treats
Free of gluten, dairy and refined sugar
These looks outrageous!
   From: Tasty Yummies 

Dark Chocolate Brownies
My husband would go crazy for these.
Free of gluten, egg, dairy and sugar.
From: Raia's Recipes 

Chocolate Banana Power Bars
These are brilliant!  Want.  NOW!
Vegan, grain, and dairy free
From: Beyond the Peel

And here are the three fabulous recipes/posts I chose to highlight:

  Sweet/SCD: Date Hamantaschen
It's hard to find sweet treats on the SCD.  Just love this recipe.
From: Jill @ Real Food Forager 

Savory: Flat Bread and Psyllium Husks
I'm always looking for new bread recipes.
This one caught my eye - looks so yummy.
Casein and gluten free.
From: Cooking Gluten and Dairy Free

Informational/Support: The GFE Virtual Support Group
Please check out Shirley's great post, loaded with helpful information!
From: Shirley @ Gluten Free Easily

Thanks for visiting Allergy-Free Wednesdays!
And thanks for being awesome and reading through our guidelines before linking up!


  1. Hi Amber! I shared my St. Patty's roundup today. Your broccoli soup is on there!

    • Hi Danielle,

      Beautiful! What a great round up. And thank you for featuring my broccoli soup!


  2. France @ Beyond The PeelMarch 14, 2012 9:09 AM

    Hi Amber!

    Thanks so much for featuring my Homemade Chocolate Banana Power Bars this week!

    I'm linking up a Tunisian Tomato Lentil Stew, Honey Banana Spelt Pancakes, and a Homemade Sweet & Spicy BBQ Sauce.

    Thanks again and have a lovely day!

    • Hi France,

      Those bars are amazing. And I just read over your BBQ post. DROOL! I love BBQ and your recipe is amazing friend. Well done!


  3. Hi Amber! I can't believe it's Wednesday again! Today I've shared my grain-free Hot Cross Buns recipe and th write-up about Allspice. Have a lovely week!

    • Hi Vicky,

      I hear ya, the week flew by for me too. I'm going to give your recipe a go tomorrow night (soup night). I'll let you know how it goes!

      So excited.


  4. gfe--gluten free easilyMarch 14, 2012 12:47 PM

    Thanks so very much for featuring my GFE Virtual Support Group, Amber! I want the word to spread, but I'm not big on self promotion. ;-)


    • Oh Shirley, anytime. We are all so happy to support this amazing event! Can't wait until next month.

      Your post is incredible!



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