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How Do You Make an Allergy-Friendly Cream of Mushroom Soup?

KFA Food Bloggers ·
Holiday cooking can be stressful enough. If you're managing food allergies, it can get even more complicated. We're here to help you with some tips to help you S erve A llergy F riendly E ats. Be sure to follow our blog so you can receive all of the...
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How Do You Make Buttermilk without Milk?

KFA Food Bloggers ·
To help you prepare for the upcoming "food" holidays, we'll be sharing helpful recipe tips or hacks to help you cook and bake allergy-friendly foods. These solutions will help you S erve A llergy F riendly E ats. Be sure to follow our blog so you can...
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How Do You Replace Nuts in Recipes?

Kids With Food Allergies ·
To help you prepare for the upcoming "food" holidays, we're sharing a list of helpful recipe hacks or tips to help you cook and bake allergy-friendly foods. These solutions will help you S erve A llergy F riendly E ats. Be sure to follow our blog so...
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Melanie Carver ·
Jill, I'm so happy you enjoyed the recipe! It's great to hear feedback like that. --Melanie
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

cheymom ·
Stacey -- You should be able to use regular flour. I have used a similar recipe for years and I always use regular wheat flour.
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Kathy P ·
Oooh, on biscuits! I can see this being very adaptable!
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Kathy P ·
Yum! Can this be used to make other "cream of" soups too?? I know I can't find cream of celery soup that is called for in some old family recipes I have.
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Melanie Carver ·
Hi Kathy, Yes, I would assume this would do nicely with celery instead of mushroom. I've not made it myself (I'm just now convincing myself that it's okay to eat celery twice a year ). I would suggest replacing the 1 cup of mushrooms with about 3/4 cup diced celery. For the cream of mushroom soup, it is delicious on pasta -- I mix it with broccoli and served on gluten-free pasta. Also--good for casserole; but if you're storing it before use, it will really thicken/condense (garbanzo flour is...
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

KKandAJ ·
Thank you so much for this! I have been wanting a "cream of" recipe for the longest time. Can I use regular all purpose flour with this recipe?
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Jill V. ·
My son has celiac disease and have been looking for something to substitute for the cream soups that are in so many traditional recipes. I made this tonight to try it on green bean casserole minus the French onions and it was amazing. Way better than the can stuff! Thank you so much.
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Jen ·
Glad you liked it Jill. How old is your son?
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Jill V. ·
My son just turned 2 and was diagnosed at 18 months. I also have a 4yr old daughter that is dairy free. She can tolerate baked dairy pretty well, but we eliminate all other major dairy sources. Both of my children have also had severe GERD since birth. Jill
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Kathy P ·
Oooh, now I wanna try green bean casserole! Glad it was a hit for your family Jill.
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Tricia Tiner ·
Thank you! Thank you! This was awesome in green bean casserole. I made a whole dairy free thanksgiving. I find it hard to tell my 5 year old (milk & peanut) he can't eat something and my husband loved it. It's his favorite and he said it was awesome. So if I could reach through the internet and hug you, I would.
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Kathy P ·
Aw that's great that it made your day!
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Melanie Carver ·
That's awesome, Tricia! You just made my day. Virtual hugs (((((hugs)))))
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

k.shu ·
Hi, This looks like just what I am looking for, but do you know if I can jar this in my canner for future use?
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Kathy P ·
This cannot be safely processed in a canner since it contains a thickener. You can try freezing it.
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Allison ·
Couple of questions: 1) How long can this safely be stored in the fridge (i.e. could I make it this weekend and use it in a recipe Tuesday night?) 2) I suppose this could also be used as a base in a pot pie recipe for leftovers next weekend - if it does store, or can it be frozen? and 3) Does the coconut taste come through? (not a coconut fan...) I have never made a green bean casserole but now I want to try!
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Starkled ·
Hi Allison! I haven't made this recipe specifically, so I'm not sure on the storing or freezing of it, but I can answer your third question. We use the unsweetened coconut milk all the time--in the green SoDelicious box (the picture above shows the "original" SoDelicious coconut milk, which is slightly sweetened), in savory dishes like mac n' cheese, and mashed potatoes and we've never noticed a coconut flavor at all.
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Kathy P ·
I don't find the green SoDe has a coconut flavor. I'm not a big fan of coconut flavor either, and that is my go to milk sub. I'm not sure how long it will store in the fridge. Some thickeners hold up better than others and I haven't use garbanzo flour. I find most times, if I use a gf flour mix, thickened things hold up pretty well or even get a little too thick and need to be thinned a little when I reheat it. I'd probably not keep it more than 3 days in the fridge. But that's more based on...
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Re: How Do You Make Pie Crust Free of Dairy, Eggs, Gluten?

Allison ·
It's too late for Turkey Day, but for next month, what I found when I am making dough is to make it days ahead of time and let it sit in the fridge for a few days. Somehow it came out better that way.
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Re: How Do You Make Pie Crust Free of Dairy, Eggs, Gluten?

Kathy P ·
My gf dough has to sit in fridge at least a few hours. I just try to make it the night before. If I have all my sides done Wed, I can bake my pies Thurs. No one is coming for dinner, so I don't have to "entertain".
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Re: How Do You Make Pie Crust Free of Dairy, Eggs, Gluten?

KFA Food Bloggers ·
Our most popular pumpkin pie recipe is " Mom's Pumpkin Pie "
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Re: How Do You Make Pie Crust Free of Dairy, Eggs, Gluten?

Tatimom ·
Thank you for sharing these tips and recipes! When I have to make one in a rush--I put a box of Enjoy Life soft baked cookies (gluten, dairy, egg, nut free) into a bag and smash them up...then I just press them into the pie plate! The snickerdoodles are great as a base for pumpkin pie!
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Re: How Do You Make Pie Crust Free of Dairy, Eggs, Gluten?

KFA Food Bloggers ·
Tatimom, That is an excellent #SAFEHack! Thank you for sharing!
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Re: How Do You Make Pie Crust Free of Dairy, Eggs, Gluten?

Kathy P ·
That's a great idea Tatimom! Do you add melted margarine like a graham cracker crust?? Or are the soft cookies enough to hold together on their own??
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Re: How Do You Make Pie Crust Free of Dairy, Eggs, Gluten?

Tatimom ·
I've done it both ways--and I don't think the margarine adds much other than fat, hahaha!
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

camenae ·
I don't really know how to cook (thanks, food allergies, for making me learn!). How would I turn this into cream of chicken? Also, what kind of flour could I use if not using this recipe right away? (so it won't thicken so much)
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Kathy P ·
To do cream of chicken, I normally saute onion and celery minced in the oil. Add the flour and blend that all up. Then instead of milk substitute, I use chicken stock. I generally use a rice flour blend - there is one called Kathy P's brown rice flour mix which is my go to. You can us? A commercial blend. I habe not tried it with garbanzo like this recioe. I use 1 tbsp fat, 1 tbsp flour, and 1 cup stock for a slightly thickened sauce. If I want it thicker, I go up to 1.5 tbsp fat/flour...
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Re: How to Make Milk-Free Buttermilk

K8sMom2002 ·
Very cool!
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Re: How to Make Milk-Free Buttermilk

kandicejo ·
Another tip is to use thinned unflavored yogurt.
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Clarisa ·
A few people mentioned freezing, curious if anyone has tried it and how it worked out?
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Kathy P ·
I haven't frozen this particular recipe, but I have successfully frozen a version of cream of celery soup.
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

K8sMom2002 ·
I can't speak to this recipe, but because we avoid corn, I make a corn free (but NOT safe for milk or wheat food allergies) version of condensed cream of mushroom soup, with cream and flour , and I freeze it very successfully. This is despite the fact that most freezer resources tell you that you can't freeze cream-based, flour-based sauces without a loss of taste or texture. True, if you were using this as cream of mushroom soup, you'd need to add more milk to adjust for the thickness of...
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Jen ·
Hi Nina, Welcome to KFA. . Glad to have you. I can certainly understand why you're concerned about college. We'll be there in a few years with our oldest. I would suggest that you start a new topic in our gi disorders forum -https://community.kidswithfoodallergies.org/forum/gastrointestinal-disorders. We have awesome members on our community and they should be able to give you some tips.
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Nina3712 ·
Thank you for sharing your cream of mushroom soup recipe! Our family will try it. Our daughter struggles with EoE and she is learning to cook before she goes away to college in a few years. This is perfect for helping to widen her selection.
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Nina3712 ·
Thank you @KathyP13 really appreciate the resource! Yes, it's very scary and my daughter has a difficult diet, avoiding wheat, dairy, eggs, treenuts, fish/shellfish, legumes, chicken and a host of individual produce since she has EoE and OAS. Some produce is ok if she cooks it and breaks down the protein, but others even after being cooked, is difficult. Lots of fresh fruits not ok except organic berries and apples. She was just scoped and her lower esophagus is hardening We go for follow up...
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Kathy P ·
Hope the recipe works for you @Nina3712 The thought of sending if your kid off to college is hard. Throw in managing food allergies and it's really scary! Teaching basic cooking skills and finding easy recipe is a great way to prepare them. My daughter is in her second year and manages well. But she has "easy" allergies to avoid. We have a number of members on the forums who have kids in college or are gearing up to send them in the next couple years. This is a search of topics about dorm...
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Kathy P ·
Yum! Glad it was tasty! You may want to try freezing it. I haven't frozen this version with the garbanzo flour.
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Nina3712 ·
Jen, thank you so very much for the link *hugs* My daughter and I will check out the link (she plans to set up a profile soon; bombarded with her st the moment) and then we will read the thread you so kindly shared, and make a post to see what experiences others have had. Grateful to you!
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Nina3712 ·
We made the soup today! Yum, yum my daughter loves it and it is delish! She is so happy. She added salt and pepper to her taste at the end. Thank you so much !
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Re: How Do You Make Creamy Mashed Potatoes Without Milk or Soy?

KRE1234 ·
we use rice milk and earth balance soy and milk free margarine. no difference of taste so use it for the whole family!
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Re: How Do You Make Creamy Mashed Potatoes Without Milk or Soy?

Brittany2017 ·
What if I don't have veggie or chicken stock? Also what if I don't have unsweetened milk alternative and what do you mean when you said "save the potato cooking water and use it"?
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Re: How Do You Make Creamy Mashed Potatoes Without Milk or Soy?

Kathy P ·
When you drain the potatoes, put a bowl or something in the sink and drain the potatoes over that. You won't need all of the cooking water. Just usually a cup or so. I use a glass mug. On Nov 13, 2017 4:06 AM, "Kids With Food Allergies" < support@aafa.org > wrote:
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Re: How Do You Make Creamy Mashed Potatoes Without Milk or Soy?

Amy in Texas ·
I just add olive oil, salt, pepper, and garlic powder to my mashed potatoes. I don't drain them so well that I need to add any liquid. Chicken broth is a nice addition, but I don't like to add cold broth, and I'm too lazy to heat any, so unless I'm cooking a meal that has generated chicken broth, I don't use it. Even guests seem to like my mashed potatoes, so I think it works. You would be able to tell the difference if you were eating them side-by-side of potatoes with real milk and butter,...
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Re: How Do You Make Creamy Mashed Potatoes Without Milk or Soy?

KRE1234 ·
we mash same way we would otherwise and then use rice milk and then earth balance soy free. tastes great!
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Re: How Do You Make Creamy Mashed Potatoes Without Milk or Soy?

Katie D ·
Sounds delicious, thanks for sharing your tips! I have always wondered about avocado oil, sounds like it might be a more versatile oil then I thought it could be!
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Jacqui14TL ·
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