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Gluten Free Grain Free Soy Free Breakfast Idea


Breakfast is SO important.  THE most important meal of the day! And yet, we rush out the door to our job, school, appointment, gym…leaving our body hungering to wake up.  The word “breakfast” means just what it says – it “breaks your fast” from the night before.  Your metabolism doesn’t […]

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Digging in: Ingredient Labels


How far do you go to make sure that the product you’re ingesting doesn’t contain gluten or soy ingredients (or anything else to which you have an intolerance/allergy/sensitivity)? I generally don’t like to shout.  However, after my recent personal (and AWFUL) experience, I’m here with a reminder:  if you aren’t […]

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Paleo Vegetarian Yamsketti! Spaghetti


When I think of Paleo and Vegetarian in one sentence, my mind thinks… “what is left?” After several inquiries from people wanting to be gluten and grain free, but maintain their vegetarian life, I started investigating what was left.  I became curious about how to get enough calories from protein […]

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Gluten Free & Paleo Hearty and Spicy Soup


Last year, I wrote this on the very same date as today (1/7): “-8 degrees and -32 with the wind?  Whhhaaaattttt???? Yes, folks, we’ve been in a polar vortex.  As a lover of weather in general (my original career path was to be a meteorologist), I’m fascinated with all of […]

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Grain Free Paleo Pancakes


Breakfast is calling!  As a reminder, all of my recipes must be as follows: Simple Delicious Use ingredients I already have or can obtain easily (we don’t have a Whole Foods available in close proximity) Be normal enough to gain approval from non-Gluten Free teenagers Achievable without fancy equipment (for […]

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An After-Christmas Poem


‘Twas the day after Christmas And all through the house Dirty dishes were stacked And the trap had a mouse! Recovery was slow As I stared at the mess I knew in an instant That we had regressed! On soap suds! On detergent! The scrubbing began When the kids finally […]

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Giant Eagle Bacon – Free of added nitrates and nitrites


Sometimes, something comes to my attention about negative effects of a particular food or product. That always prompts me to investigate and understand the issue, and investigate the products.  In this particular case, we are talking about bacon. I’ve been eating bacon on an occasional basis, and I am always diligent […]

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Olives to Go – Gluten Free Snack Option


I was pretty excited to find these lovely packages of olives to go.  Let’s face it – there aren’t many packaged products I recommend, so adding one to the “approved” list is pretty exciting! Bonus #1: Since this is a new product, I found an introductory coupon for them. Bonus […]

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Testing for Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity


Are you experiencing symptoms that could be related to gluten sensitivity?  Have you been tested, or are considering being tested? m@®©ãǿ►ðȅtǭǹȁðǿr◄© / Foter.com / CC BY-NC-SA Recently, I attended a conference (The Gluten Summit) that shared how mainstream test results for Celiac Disease often give false negative responses.  Even if […]

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A Gluten Free, Grain Free, Soy Free Thanksgiving – The Mashed Potatoes


 Presenting… Simple! Easy! Mashed Potatoes This could be my shortest post EVER.  Seriously!  Don’t leave out the mashed potatoes…so SIMPLE, so EASY, so DELICIOUS! I’m sure lots of you have your own way of making them.  You can add sour cream, milk, herbs, and other ingredients to make them thicker, […]

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