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Instead of a list or resolutions, each New Year, I look over my diet, and try to “reset” my body. I guess you can call it my version of a cleansing diet. However, what I do is based on my allergies, how the last year has been for me, and how good I am during Christmas. This year, I will be removing gluten from my diet to test out a gluten-free/casein-free diet.

Several things have happened to lead up to this.

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Christmas Chocolate Class

In late November, I took a chocolate class. I was hoping to get two things out of it. First, I wanted some good Claire allergy friendly chocolate. I love chocolate, and cannot have most chocolate. The second was to make some gifts for my family. These gifts were in addition to the truffles I had made at the truffle party.

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Once-A-Month Cooking

With a new year coming, and the holidays drawing to a close, I thought I would review a book about getting good dinners on the table in a time efficient way. Once-A-Month Cooking provides a homemade meal to freezer to table solution worth thinking about.

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This year for Christmas, I got what I considered to be a very thoughtful, nicely packaged, and deliciously useful gift from my in-laws: Different kinds of canned fruit, all packaged nicely, and with a note about how each one was made. Since the package was so wonderfully put together, I thought I would share it. If you want to give your home canned goods, this is a great way to present it and ensure that your hard work and thoughtfulness is appreciated. Below each picture is a copy of the description Jon and Alyce included on the tags.

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 Alissa is in search for a dairy free birthday cake for her Sam, her milk allergic son, as he will be turning 1 soon. She would also like the frosting to not use soy margarine based.  My first thought was a crazy cake with SuzanV’s Vegan German Chocolate Frosting. When I make it, I modify it slightly by using almond milk.

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Hershey’s Best-Loved Recipes

One way you can divide the people of the world is into the group that loves chocolate, and the group who does not. The cookbook “Hershey’s Best Loved Recipes” is aimed squarely at those who love chocolate, with a multiple of dessert options.

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Want a breakfast food that appeals to a broad section of people, while still meeting the needs of those with allergies? This is not as easy as it sounds. Most fancy breakfast dishes have egg as a star ingredient. Potato dishes are often cooked in butter and covered in cheese. Meats, a great source of much needed protein, are often missed in with these dishes. Bread may be an option, but most likely not if you can’t have gluten. That is assuming that the bread is allergy free, and not covered with butter. It leaves one wondering, what’s a girl to do? The answer is simpler than you would think, make a potato and sausage breakfast dish.

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