Recipes

for your food sensitive family

The Sensitive Kitchen Podcast discusses these recipes.  See podcast tab for transcripts, resources or to listen to an episode.

 

 

Summer Tortellini Salad

Summer Tortellini Salad

Picnics, Barbecues, bridal showers, outdoor concerts - they are all places where I bring this summer tortellini salad. The marinated sun dried tomatoes are the stars of the show and save you from last minute chopping.  Since this salad does not rely on fresh produce,...

Taco Meat and Beans

Taco Meat and Beans

Cinco de Mayo is coming up next week.  Do you have a favorite Mexican dish to prepare?  The one I am sharing with you today is great for feeding a crowd, or freezing some for later meals.  It is a little more "saucy" than plain taco meat with plenty of room for...

Bavarian Potato Salad

Bavarian Potato Salad

Bavarian (German) Potato Salad is a warm, comforting side dish that uses just a few ingredients. It is naturally gluten free, dairy free, egg free, soy free, nut free. Easier than most potato salads it does not require peeling the potatoes. It is delicious warm or as leftovers. Parsley adds brightness to this dish and many nutrients: vitamin K, vitamin A, folate and vitamin C. Parsley also contains flavonoids to help fight cancer and lutein and zeaxanthin to help prevent macular degeneration. Bacon adds savory appeal to this delicious side dish.

Hot Chicken Salad With Potato Chips

Hot Chicken Salad With Potato Chips

A versatile hot chicken salad that can be used to feed a crowd or bring to a potluck. It is gluten free, dairy free, and soy free. It can be easily made egg free by using a mayonnaise free of eggs. The recipe calls for nuts, but pepitas, pine nuts (which are really seeds) or other seeds can be substituted. You can add your own flavorings like herbs or flavored potato chips. It is especially good if you have someone in your life who could use a few extra calories. Cindy also gives tips if you are watching your calories. Enjoy this old fashioned favorite and Keep Cooking to Enable Those You Love to Flourish!

Shaved Cauliflower Salad

Shaved Cauliflower Salad

Cindy shares one of her family’s favorite quick vegetable salads. In this episode she dives into reasons to eat more cruciferous vegetables: sulphoraphane. It is a powerful bioactive that enables your body to efficiently fight both oxidative stress and inflammation. Find out the tip that will increase the disease fighting power of cruciferous vegetables. And discover a new way to entice non-cauliflower lovers to enjoy this vegetable. For the recipe and step by step photos as well as resources go to

Allergen Free Marshmallows

Allergen Free Marshmallows

Easter egg hunts with jelly beans, marshmallow peeps and chocolate eggs.  Fun times.  But some of our kids feel left out.  Or some of you do.  Or some of you want a more grown up treat than sickly sweet marshmallow peeps. Have you even considered making marshmallows? ...

Tuscan White Beans

Tuscan White Beans

One of my all time favorite beans recipes!  I discovered it during a time in our food journey when I was struggling.  We ate legumes a couple of times a week.  But we were not eating onions or garlic. Without onions and garlic all my bean dishes seemed SO bland!  This...

Tom Kha Soup

Tom Kha Soup

This blog post, recipe and pictures were prepared by Rebekah Klewicki, Virginia Tech, Class of 2022, B.S. in Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Dietetics Concentration Tom kha gai is a traditional Thai soup consisting of mushrooms and chicken cooked in a creamy...

Sweet Irish Soda Bread

Sweet Irish Soda Bread

Boiled dinner is what we called it when I was growing up.  Corned beef, cabbage, carrots and potatoes all boiled together.  It was delicious and an original one pot meal. Then I married into an Irish family.  St. Patrick's Day was a celebration.  Amazing mashed...

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