The truth about living with Rheumatoid Arthritis


Roasted Pumpkin and Spinach Salad with Honey and Balsamic Dressing

So my quest for interesting, allergy friendly food continues. I’m doing the Top 8 elimination diet, to manage my Eosinophilic Esophagitis, but the big allergens, the hard ones, the ones I miss, are gluten and dairy.

Avoiding gluten and dairy means most sauces are off limits.  I have to check all labels for allergens, because almost all processed foods or commercial sauces  contain gluten or soy.  So I am trying to make interesting dressings and sauces from basic ingredients, to try and keep my meals a little more exciting than steak and steamed vegetables every day.

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Honey mustard salad dressing

It’s summer, and so its salad weather.  Honestly, I know how healthy salad is, and I like it, I really do. But I get bored.  So I make a whole bunch of different dressings to combat the boredom factor.  This Honey Mustard salad dressing is yummy and sweet and tangy and quite delish, and only has 4 ingredients, so it’s really simple to make.  And they’re all ingredients that I always have in the cupboard or the fridge.  Even more special is that ne of the ingredients is Apple Cider Vinegar, which as we all know cures everything. (kidding).  So have tonnes. Can’t hurt.

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