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Entries Tagged as 'dessert'

Allergen-free meal for potentially picky eaters

April 3rd, 2008 · 4 Comments

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Tags: allergen-free recipes · dessert · quick meals · spring

Healthy Meal Plan for an Early Spring Week

March 29th, 2008 · 8 Comments

Whew. I’m back. At some point lately, I started panicking a bit about what I’m doing with my body and my life—about whether I’ve actually learned any of what I think I have learned, and whether much of it is true.  Outwardly and in my routine, nothing major changed lately.  I’m now 15 pounds from […]

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Tags: allergen-free recipes · dessert · flexitarian

Valentine’s Week Healthy Meal Plan (& My Weigh-In for the Week)

February 9th, 2008 · 10 Comments

I’m weighing in this week at 168.8 pounds, which means I have now lost 34.8 pounds since January of 2007 and over 58 pounds since my highest weight. I have 18 pounds until I reach my goal weight! That’s exciting. (My goal weight could always change if I decide I’m comfortable at a different weight […]

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Tags: 2/3 veggies · allergen-free recipes · baked potato of the week · celebrations & holidays · dessert · flexitarian · fruits of my labor · meal planning · new activity of the month · winter

Weekly meal plan (made a bit easier from now on)

January 27th, 2008 · 3 Comments

It’s the weekend again—the time for my inevitable meal planning for the upcoming week. I enjoy meal planning: it’s pleasurable to pull together which foods, recipes, and menus I plan to serve in a given week. But sometimes I feel a bit drained from meal planning because with my food restrictions and the goal of […]

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Tags: allergen-free recipes · dessert · meal planning · quick meals · Uncategorized · vegetarian · winter

The Gluten-Free Holiday Blogging Event Is HERE: Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa

December 31st, 2007 · 9 Comments

Christmas and Hanukkah have come and gone; Kwanzaa ends in two days. When the holidays arrive, what’s a gluten-free cook/baker to make? Here are some suggestions to help you along. (Thanksgiving ideas can be found here.) Starters and Side Dishes–they usually actually take centerstage, don’t they? The protein is just an extra; the starters and […]

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Tags: allergen-free recipes · celebrations & holidays · dessert · winter

Slowing down

December 14th, 2007 · 3 Comments

I can’t believe it’s been 10 days since my last post, but then again, I guess I can.  As many of you also have been lately, I’ve been running hither and thither to various work, social, exercise, and medical engagements.  Despite tiring myself out thoroughly,  I haven’t slept any better than I usually do–which is […]

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Tags: celebrations & holidays · dessert · new activity of the month · vegetarian · winter

Kicking Off My Allergen-Free Baking Month

December 4th, 2007 · 21 Comments

As I’ve mentioned previously, every month I have a new activity to focus on trying. I learned about my food allergies and my atypical celiac disease this summer in the midst of . . . well, a lot going on in my life. So when I was setting up my activities for each month, I […]

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Tags: allergen-free recipes · dessert · new activity of the month · vegetarian

The Week in Which I Finally Get to Breathe (and my weekly meal plan)

December 2nd, 2007 · 9 Comments

In about half an hour, I’m leaving for a big annual event that I planned for my (non-profit) job. We’ll have 250 attendees and 50-60 volunteers present. Santa will be there for free photos (which one set of volunteers will take, and then will put in frames they create with the kids). Each of the […]

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Tags: 2/3 veggies · allergen-free recipes · dessert · new activity of the month

Weekly Meal Plan As Fall Dips Into Winter

November 26th, 2007 · 15 Comments

It’s raining! It’s raining in Georgia! It’s been raining in Georgia for two days! Yes, this is a big deal. For those of you who don’t know, we have been in the worst known drought in Georgia history. Our water source for Atlanta (Atlanta has the smallest watershed of any major US metro area) has […]

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Tags: allergen-free recipes · baked potato of the week · dessert · meal planning · Uncategorized · vegetarian · winter

Weekend Baking

November 26th, 2007 · 3 Comments

Sunday morning, waking too late to attend church after not sleeping well, I took a few lazy hours to do some gluten-free, egg-free, allergen-free baking. (That’s the contrast between baking on a Sunday after a week off and baking on a normal weeknight: it felt lazy and enjoyable yesterday, not frenetic or harried.) I planned […]

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Tags: allergen-free recipes · dessert · fruits of my labor · meal planning · quick meals