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Wednesday, March 14, 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

(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.
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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.
SCD/GAPS/Paleo/Primal
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

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And thanks for being awesome and reading through our guidelines before linking up!
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Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Allergy-Free Wednesdays Blog Hop Week 7: March 7, 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 five other fabulous allergy-free bloggers.  Your weekly submissions will be shared on all 6 blogs!  Check back each week for reader favorites and recipe highlights.    

Meet your AFW hostesses

(2) Michelle @ The Willing Cook 

(3) Laura @ Gluten Free Pantry 

(4) Nancy @ Real Food Allergy Free


(5) Janelle @ Gluten Freely Frugal

(6) 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.
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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:

Gluten Free/Dairy Free Chocolate Donuts
These look incredible.  Awesome ingredients.  
   From: Tasty Yummies 

Valentine’s Cookie Pie
Check out this grain free pie!
From: The G-Free Wifey

The Most Dangerous Cookies in the World
Who doesn’t love a good cookie?
From: The Freak Food Gourmet

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

  Sweet: Cacao Date Energy Bars

These look simple and sooo delicious.
SCD & GAPS friendly.
From: Jill @ Real Food Forager 

Savory: Homemade Falalfel + Tahini Dressing
This looks super good!  Can’t wait to try.
DF & GF
From: Everything Reconsidered 

SCD: Beetroot, Carrot, Apple & Walnut Salad
I have such a love affair with beets.
This salad looks so yummy and packed full of nutrition.
GF & SCD friendly.
From: Vicki @ Gluten Free SCD and Veggie 

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And thanks for being awesome and reading through our guidelines before linking up!
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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Allergy-Free Wednesdays Blog Hop Week 6: February 29, 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 five other fabulous allergy-free bloggers.  Your weekly submissions will be shared on all 6 blogs!  Check back each week for reader favorites and recipe highlights.    

Meet your AFW hostesses

(2) Michelle @ The Willing Cook 

(3) Laura @ Gluten Free Pantry 

(4) Nancy @ Real Food Allergy Free


(5) Janelle @ Gluten Freely Frugal

(6) 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:

Allergy-Friendly Doughnuts
A quintessential allergy-free recipe here!
   From: The Freak Food Gourmet

10 Whole Food Snacks That You Can Pack
A terrific and practical post – you’ll be drooling all over your keyboard!
From: France @ Beyond The Peel 

Two Ingredient All Natural Deep Chocolate Pudding
So cleaverand delicious!  

From: Veggie Wonder 

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

  Sweet: Dairy Free Black Bottom Banana Cream Pie

A beautiful, brilliant, and healthy recipe.
A blog full of true culinary inspiration.
You must check this one out!
From:  Against All Grain  

Savory: Sweet Chicken and Parsnip Balls
I love chicken.  I love parsnips.
Check out how Lisa brings these ingredients together in a wonderful
allergy-friendly (and fun) dish.  Perfect for little fingers too.
From: Lisa @ Allergy-Free Vintage Cookery

Beauty/DIY: Homemade Lip Balm and Solid Hand Lotion
You know I love making my own lotions, being environmentally mindful, AND organic, so this post and recipe immediately caught my eye. I will be making this lip balm for sure!
From: Faye @ Green Organic Mama


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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Allergy-Free Wednesdays Blog Hop Week 5: February 15, 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 five other fabulous allergy-free bloggers.  Your weekly submissions will be shared on all 6 blogs!  Check back each week for reader favorites and recipe highlights.    

Meet your AFW hostesses

(2) Michelle @ The Willing Cook 

(3) Laura @ Gluten Free Pantry 

(4) Nancy @ Real Food Allergy Free


(5) Janelle @ Gluten Freely Frugal

(6) 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 Peanut Butter Granola Bars
What a fun spin on your traditional granola bar.
From:  Against All Grain 

Valentine’s Tiramisu (DF, SF)
What a sweet treat for Valentine’s Day.
From: Canned Time 

Peanut Butter Protein Balls
These would be a great snack on the go. 

From: Veggie Wonder 

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

  Sweet/SCD: Cinnamon and Raisin Bread Rolls (GF, SCD)

Vicky creates such incredible SCD recipes, always an inspiration.  In this post she discusses the medicinal uses and nutritional benefits of cinnamon.
From:  Gluten Free, SCD, and Veggie 

Savory: Curried Lentil Love Burgers
A delicious heart full of heart healthy ingredients.
What a fun way to get your savory on Valentine’s Day (or any day for that matter)!
From: Heather @ Gluten Free Cat 

Informational: Everything You Wanted to Know about Sugar
This is a brilliant post – very comprehensive!  The comments are a great read too, lots a good feedback and interesting opinions on this topic.

From: Dawn @ Small Footprints Family

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Thanks for visiting Allergy-Free Wednesdays!
*Due to our growing blog hop, we are now allowing two weekly submissions max (no longer three). 
Thanks for being awesome and reading through our guidelines before linking up!
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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Allergy-Free Wednesdays Blog Hop: Week 4

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 five other fabulous allergy-free bloggers.  Your weekly submissions will be shared on all 6 blogs!  Check back each week for reader favorites and recipe highlights.    

Meet your AFW hostesses

(2) Michelle @ The Willing Cook 

(3) Laura @ Gluten Free Pantry 

(4) Nancy @ Real Food Allergy Free


(5) Janelle @ Gluten Freely Frugal

(6) 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 will feature 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:

Chocolate Coconut Mousse
Looks delish and I love that it’s dairy free.
From:  Things that make you say: “Mmmm.” 

Maple Glazed Banana Donuts
These looks super yummy – gluten free and diary free!
From: Gluten Free Gidget 

Decadent Fudgy Gluten Free Brownies
I think the title says it all.  

From: The Nourishing home 

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

  Sweet: Pomegranate Sherbet

I made this the night after Shirley posted!  SO good.
Reminded me very much of frozen yogurt which I haven’t had in years.
From:  Shirley @ Gluten Free Easily 

Savory: Gluten Free Kale and Potato Cakes
What an awesome way to use those leftovers.  So creative!
From: Wendy @ Celiacs in the House 

SCD: Banana Cake
Jen creates some amazing SCD recipes.  
I’ve tried several – all winners.  
I will be making this one next!

From: My Big Fat Grain Free Life 

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Thanks for visiting Allergy-Free Wednesdays!
*Due to our growing blog hop, we are now allowing two weekly submissions max (no longer three). 
Thanks for being awesome and reading through our guidelines before linking up!
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Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Allergy-Free Wednesdays Blog Hop: Week 3

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 four other fabulous allergy-free bloggers.  Your weekly submissions will be shared on all 5 blogs!  Check back each week for reader favorites and recipe highlights.    

Meet your AFW hostesses

(2) Michelle @ The Willing Cook 

(3) Laura @ Gluten Free Pantry 

(4) Nancy @ Real Food Allergy Free

(5) and me.

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.
*Three 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.
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Featured Recipes & Highlights

Each week AFW will feature the three most popular recipes from the previous week, and the five 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:

Quinoa Oat Flat Bread
From:  Hobby and More
From: Maple Hill 101 

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

 Sweet: SCD & Paleo Vanilla Granola
This granola is awesome – and this site is truly amazing, a must visit if you are interested in starting the SCD or Paleo diet
From: Against All Grain

Savory:  Homemade Potato Gnocchi with Roasted Tomatoes
I’m so inspired by this recipe.  
I adore gnocchi and this recipe looks super easy!
From: Allergy-Free Vintage Cookery 

SCD:  Raw Coconut Almond Daisy Candies
These are equal parts adorable and healthy!  They look absolutely divine!
From: Canned Time


Please visit the other 4 Allergy-Free Wednesday hostesses (blog links can be found above) for their recipe highlights.  

Thanks for visiting Allergy-Free Wednesdays!
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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Allergy-Free Wednesdays Blog Hop: Week 2

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 four other fabulous allergy-free bloggers.  Your weekly submissions will be shared on all 5 blogs!  Check back each week for reader favorites and recipe highlights.    

Meet your AFW hostesses

(2) Michelle @ The Willing Cook 

(3) Laura @ Gluten Free Pantry 

(4) Nancy @ Real Food Allergy Free

(5) and me.

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.
*Three 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.
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Featured Recipes & Highlights

What an amazing turnout for Allergy-Free Wednesday’s first week.  A big thank you for the warm welcome!  The recipes were all deliciously inspiring.   

Each week AFW will feature the three most popular recipes from the previous week, and the five 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:

From: Jo’s Healthy Corner 

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

 Sweet: My Favorite Green Juice
This looks so amazing an simple!
From: Living Lindsay

Savory:  Thyme – Swede and Apple Soup
Check out the wonderful medicinal benefits included!
From: Gluten-Free, SCD, and Veggie

SCD:  Rosemary Raisin Crisps
The perfect cracker, seriously! 
From: Against All Grain


Please visit the other 4 Allergy-Free Wednesday hostesses (blog links can be found above) for their recipe highlights.  

Thanks for visiting Allergy-Free Wednesdays!
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Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Allergy-Free Wednesdays Blog Hop: Week 1

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 four other fabulous allergy-free bloggers.  Your weekly submissions will be shared on all 5 blogs!  Check back each week for reader favorites and recipe highlights.    

Meet your AFW hostesses

(2) Michelle @ The Willing Cook 

(3) Laura @ Gluten Free Pantry 

(4) Nancy @ Real Food Allergy Free

(5) and me.

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.
*Three 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.

Thanks for visiting Allergy-Free Wednesdays!

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