Category Archives: Food

Menu Monday and Weekly Goals

Howdy, howdy!  Happy Monday, friends. I am beginning week 3 of my anti-inflammatory diet.  I can feel improvements, and I’m so grateful.  I actually was feeling good enough to attempt exercise today, but I didn’t last long.  After telling my … Continue reading

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Special Diets on a Budget

As you have probably noticed, I am eating a “special” diet right now.  And by special, I mean that I’m NOT eating any of the following foods: Dairy (including butter, cheese, yogurt, shortening, etc) Eggs Gluten (including wheat, oats, rye … Continue reading

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Meal Plan (gluten, dairy, corn, soy, sugar free) 07/14

Happy Monday!  It’s a new week.  How was yours? I’m happy to report that I survived, and even did fairly well this last week.  Eating free of corn, soy, dairy, gluten, sweeteners, potatoes, rice, egg, peanuts, shellfish and more was … Continue reading

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Easiest Way to Shred Chicken Ever!

Have you heard of this ridiculously simple trick for shredding chicken quickly?  It especially comes in handy when making big batches for freezer cooking or for a crowd.  If not, I gotta share.  The easiest, quickest way I’ve found to … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Brazilian Cheese Rolls

Oh my gosh.  Yes, it’s true.  GLUTEN FREE BRAZILIAN CHEESE ROLLS. I LOVE these things, and holy cow, I’m glad I discovered them.  I actually had never had one BEFORE going gluten free, so I couldn’t tell you exactly how … Continue reading

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Menu Monday and Weekly Goals

Oh me, oh my. I didn’t post a weekly plan, goals or menu-wise last week.  Everything just got crazy and what can I say?  I slacked off. I finally had my follow up doctor appointment to get the results of … Continue reading

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Pan-Roasted Sunflower Seeds (shell free)

I’ve been eating a lot of nuts and seeds lately, and to keep it more healthy, I’ve been buying them raw.  I love a good raw almond in a salad, although I’m not yet in love with them by themselves.  … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Indian Fry Bread (for Navajo Tacos)

I remember going to local carnivals and smelling the delicious fry bread to go with Navajo tacos as a kid…and as an adult.  When I was younger, I never ate them because “we weren’t there to spend money”, and so … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Chicken and Dumplings

When I first learned I had to give up gluten, I was pretty sure that meant I would also have to give up one of my favorite comfort foods:  chicken and dumplings.  For the first 2 years, I lived by … Continue reading

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1 Hour Freezer Cooking Session

I’ve decided that instead of doing one all-day massive freezer cooking section, I’ll break it down into an hour at a time.  While I love the idea of an all day marathon, it just isn’t realistic for me right now. … Continue reading

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