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Carob Mylk Chocolate Bar

dairy free gluten free low salicylate vegan

Carob Mylk Chocolate Bar

I'm having a skin-friendly Easter with this new recipe ... It's nearly Easter so today we made a healthy carob chocolate bar that is low in  salicylates (the chemicals that can irritate eczema), caffeine-free, soy-free, gluten-free and dairy-free ... which is not an easy feat as there are no recipes we could follow that totally met our criteria. So we made our own, using three key ingredients ... Attempt number two was a success, and we now know that you CANNOT mix maple syrup with cocoa butter as it curdles! My son Jack has just tested this chocolate bar (and asked for more), so it has passed the 'fussy child'...

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Cashew Nut Cream Frosting

dairy free gluten free low amine low salicylate vegan

Cashew Nut Cream Frosting

  This healthy frosting recipe really surprised me as it tastes both healthy and delicious. I'm not keen on super sickly sweet icing anyway, so Katie and I have been testing ways to make a healthy frosting in time for Easter. After two failed attempts, here is recipe test number 3 ... it's a winner! Thanks Katie. {BTW, Katie works with me at the Eczema Life Clinic and she has the tough job of designing some of our recipes with our eczema-friendly ingredients list).  Tips: We use raw cashews as they are the only amine-free nuts. Note that roasted cashews contain...

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Papaya Beet Frozen 'Cheesecake'

dairy free moderate salicylates vegan

Papaya Beet Frozen 'Cheesecake'

  This delicious frozen dessert features skin-friendly ingredients from The Eczema Detox. You will need a non-stick cheesecake tin, preferably one with a removable base for easy removal of the frozen cheesecake when it's ready (see image, below for the cake tin we used). Our tin was 8 inches (20 cms) round.  Ingredients for the base 3/4 cup of raw cashews (not salted) 3/4 cup rolled oats (plain oatmeal) Pinch of quality sea salt 1 tablespoon tapioca flour (or spelt flour or rice flour) 2 scoops of calcium and magnesium powder (Skin Friend PM, optional) 1.5 tablespoons of real maple syrup 2 tablespoons of rice bran oil Ingredients for the filling 2 cups...

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Beetroot Hummus Dip (sesame-free)

dairy free gluten free low amine moderate salicylates vegan

Beetroot hummus dip recipe

This delicious hummus recipe is sooo good ...

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Chickpea & Couscous Sweet Potato Boats

dairy free low amine moderate salicylates vegan

Chickpea & Couscous Sweet Potato Boats

This tasty recipe is easy to make and packed with delicious skin-loving ingredients from The Eczema Diet and The Eczema Detox. However, you don't need to have eczema as anyone can enjoy them!  Benefits of sweet potato Sweet potatoes (also called kumara) are rich in vitamin C, B vitamins, manganese and beta-carotene which is an important antioxidant that can increase your skin's hydration and resilience against UV sun damage.  Benefits of chickpeas Chickpeas are packed with protein and provide a great source of insoluble fibre which helps to keep your gut healthy. Chickpeas are also a rich source of folate and minerals for...

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