Gluten Free Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

August turned my kitchen upside down and its taken me longer than I thought to get it straight again. Just before my daughter’s first birthday, she had an allergic reaction to a graham cracker. She took one bite and her face broke out in a rash. It was that quick. Because of our family history, we were planning to have her tested for food allergies at her one-year check-up. I just wasn’t prepared for the results. Wheat. Garlic. Soy. Eggs. Peanuts. Treenuts. Bananas. The only food allergen she shares with my son is eggs (he outgrew his peanut allergy). Since I’m still breastfeeding my daughter, I’ve had to adopt her diet, only not as strictly. For example, I can eat foods with soy or garlic near the end of the ingredient list but not as a primary ingredient. No tofu or roasted garlic for me. So, I’ve been learning to eat – and cook – gluten-free. Its been a hard adjustment; it was when my son was diagnosed, too. I miss bread. Yet, I’ve discovered a few … [Read more...]