Pumpkin Sunbutter Soup


While it may be in the 90s here in Los Angeles, I’m still rocking the fall spirit. And seasonal spirit is expressed nowhere better than in the food we eat. It’s pumpkin season, alright! I’ve got four large gourds sitting on my front stoop, and a variety of smaller pumpkins all around the house. I’m also thinking about all the lovely things we can make with pumpkin. (for example, that nice looking Pumpkin Pie Smoothie from last week’s Allergy-Friendly Friday roundup!)

The following recipe is a hearty allergy-friendly gluten-free take on pumpkin soup. I’ve added sunflower seed butter for extra protein, making it more of a complete meal than just the starter that soup usually gets billed as. The cool coconut milk yogurt is the perfect finish to this lovely rich orange soup, and chives or green onions seal the deal.  (more…)

Allergy Friendly Friday 5/20/11


Allergy Friendly Friday


I am thrilled to see how many people are linking up their allergy-friendly recipes on Allergy Friendly Friday!  I knew you were all out there, and I am so happy that we are building a real community of Allergy Free food bloggers here. Keep ’em coming!

With strawberry season in full blast, blueberry season beginning, and asparagus, and artichokes in full bloom, I think we should focus on Seasonal Farmers Market recipes this week.  Please link up your seasonal Allergy Free Farmers Market recipes or your Gluten Free Farmers Market recipes this week.  I too am focusing on fresh produce this month.  (Allergy-Free Hollandaise Sauce with Fresh Asparagus will be up on my  Food Allergy Recipe Challenge blog at Whole Living Daily on Tuesday, and see link below for my seasonal Allergy Free Strawberry Cupcakes).

Last week featured a whole lot of new bloggers!  Yay!  I noticed AFTER posting my last post about Sunflower Milk, (which will be followed next week by Sunflower Yogurt), that another blogger posted her lovely recipe for dairy-free yogurt on last week’s Allergy Friendly Friday.  So at the top of the list of featured recipes this week is: