After the Oats

Last Thursday, Zac had an FPIES reaction to oats. We were understandably sad and upset. More than that, though, this was the most severe acute reaction he’s had since his hospitalization at 7 weeks old; we were quite edgy about how his little body would cope with such profuse vomiting. … Continue reading

2 Ingredient Cookies

…and what to do with leftover oatmeal! Since we’re trialing oats right now, and Zac has gotten used to eating cookie-like items every day, I knew there had to be a way to make oatmeal cookies for him. After all, he’s got eggs, goat milk, goat milk butter, and quinoa … Continue reading


Saturday morning, Darrel and I sat over breakfast and discussed starting our next food trial for Zac. The plan had been to trial salmon, but when I commented how shocked I was that Zac had shown no reactions to the oats in the lanolin, Darrel pointed out that since we’ve already … Continue reading

Pumpkin Hemp Muffins – Vegan/GF/Fructose Friendly

Jed constantly digs through the pantry. He likes to stack and sort things, and pantry food is perfect for that. Today’s recipe comes from one of his pantry discoveries, and the subsequent nagging about two items we haven’t used before: canned pumpkin, and hemp hearts. I always stock up on … Continue reading

Attack of The Vicious EGG and the Cunning Cheerio

Yesterday morning, the Geek let me sleep in just a little bit.  At 8:30 a.m., he walked from the living room, where all the boys were hanging out, to our bedroom, and said “Mama, get out of bed!”.  I woke up and said “OK”, he turned and walked back towards … Continue reading