Sunday, March 13, 2011

Eggs & Spices

I'm happy to report that my kid is now eating baked egg!  We've tried it a couple times with turkey meatloaf and eggplant parmesan, and absolutely no reaction.  He was also treated for the 2 NAET spice mixes on Friday as I've noticed a couple mild breakouts on his eyelid (his trouble spot indicator) after eating foods with chili and garlic powder.  Tonight for dinner I made fish tacos with homemade taco seasoning which consisted of :

  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

And there was absolutely no reaction. He was yelling "WE'VE GOT A WINNER!  THIS DINNER IS AWESOME!"  

In case you're interested in the rest of the recipe:
1 lb cod or white fish fillets, cut into 1-inch pieces 
1 Tbsp vegetable oil 
2 Tbsp lemon juice
2 t taco seasoning

In medium bowl, combine cod, vegetable oil, lemon juice, and seasoning; pour into large skillet.  Cook, stirring constantly, over medium-high heat for 5 to 10 minutes or until cod flakes easily when tested with a fork.

I made 'Riced Spanish Cauliflower' to top the fish:
1 head cauliflower, cut into florets

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 green or red pepper, chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
8 ounces canned tomatoes, chopped
Salsa to taste
Salt and pepper to taste

For the cauliflower, I use my mini food processes/magic bullet to grate it (small handfuls of florets at a time.) Or use the 'S' blade on your food processor.  Microwave in a glass bowl for 5 minutes.

MEANWHILE in a large skillet, heat the olive oil on MEDIUM til shimmery. Add the onion and green pepper and cook, stirring often, until golden. Add the garlic and cook for a minute. Add the tomatoes and stir in. When the cauliflower is cooked, stir it in and continue to cook, breaking up the cauliflower and tomatoes with the edge of a spatula while stirring. After cooking awhile, stir in the salsa. Keep cooking, keep tasting, adding more salsa and salt and pepper as needed. The dish is 'done' when the liquid has cooked off, the salsa and seasoning are perfect, and the rest of supper is done too!

I added 1-2 teaspoons of my taco seasoning that definitely gave it a kick!  You can top the 'rice' with cheese, salsa, sour cream, etc.  And it's all gluten free if you use lettuce wraps.


  1. Thats good news!!
    Are baked eggs less allergenic then .. say.. fried??

  2. Thanks =) Many people allergic to eggs can tolerate them when they're in baked goods, but have to avoid them in a more pure form. I'm not exactly sure of the reasoning, something to do with the chemical change from what I recall. My son wasn't doing well with egg of any type, so we have avoided it in all forms up until the last couple weeks.