The New and Improved Enjoy Life Soft-Baked Chocolate Chip Cookies

When I first saw the new Enjoy Life® Soft-Baked Chocolate Chip Cookies I almost had a heart attack because I didn’t recognize the packaging and I thought my grocer had stopped carrying my “go-to” packaged cookies.  These are particulary convenient (and tasty) if you don’t have time to bake a batch from scratch or if you are traveling.

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Allergy Eats Mobile App

The Allergy Eats mobile app is a great tool to find allergy-friendly restaurants when you’re on the go. It is free and available for both iPhone and Android devices.  Just like the website, www.AllergyEats.com, the mobile app allows you to search for restaurants by entering a location, but it also hasfantasticallyfreeallergyeats a “Find Near Me” search option that will automatically find restaurants in your vacinity based on GPS technology.   This comes in handy when you are exploring a new city or aren’t familiar with the area.

It is simple to create an Allergy Eats member profile.  Basically, you just need to enter your contact information and establish a password.  The only “hiccup” I encountered in setting up my membership profile was a couple of broken links to the Allergy Eats Facebook and LinkedIn groups.

Once you have logged in, you can choose your food allergies or intolerances, enter your search, and off you go! After you have entered your search, the site loads restaurants based on the criteria you have entered.  Each restaurant is rated on its ability to accomodate food allergies.  The ratings are based on reviews submitted by other members who have eaten at the restaurants listed.

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Garlic Brussel Sprouts

I don’t eat white potatoes so this is one of my “go to” sides when I want some savory vegetables to sink my teeth into.  Garlic Brussel Sprouts are a great source of vitamin C.  They also contain fiber, Vitmin A, Calcium, and and Iron.  This recipe equals about 3 servings. This dish is free from the following: Dairy, Peanut, Tree Nuts, Egg, Soy, Fish, Shellfish, Wheat, and Gluten.FantasticallyFreeBrusselSproutsandGarlic

Ingredients:

3 cups of brussel sprouts

1 clove or 1 teaspoon of chopped garlic

2 tbsp of extra light olive

1 tbsp of water

pinch of pepper

pinch of celtic sea salt

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