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Entries Tagged as 'summer'

The Take

May 31st, 2009 · 13 Comments

If you’re new here and want to understand the title and purpose of my blog, you can read my first post by clicking here. You may also want to subscribe to my RSS feed so that you don’t miss further posts of interest to you. Thanks for visiting, and I hope you’ll stop by often! […]

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Tags: gratitude · locavore · summer

28 and Growing

July 27th, 2008 · 28 Comments

Last week I visited a practitioner of Chinese medicine–acupuncture, herbs, and diet.  I’ve done too much research into diet to discount the wisdom of cultures around the world and the traditional ways of healing within those cultures. Several blog readers had suggested that I go, and when the latest suggestion came in, I guess it […]

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Tags: fruits of my labor · sturm and drang · summer

Next Week’s Meal Plan (with miscellaneous notes on food allergies and weight loss)

July 21st, 2008 · 7 Comments

I’m finishing up this week’s meal plan while I sit in the cute little coffee shop that’s catty-corner from my office.  It is so pleasant to come in here (with my new laptop!) and take a break with some good music, a tasty hazelnut-milk latte, and a couple of the yummy little peanut butter cookies […]

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Tags: locavore · meal planning · summer

For the Love of Wine & Friends

July 9th, 2008 · 17 Comments

Despite the lack of energy that surgery brings, extrovert that I am, I knew I would be seriously jonesing for some company by two weeks after the date, so we planned our fifth monthly wine-tasting party for July 6th.  Every month, I mean for us to take extensive photos of the food and wine so […]

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Tags: allergen-free recipes · dessert · locavore · meal planning · summer

Soup like sunshine

October 4th, 2007 · No Comments

Sometimes in these days of food allergies and intolerances, I desperately want a food that reminiscent of the glutenous, eggy, dairy-ful food that I am missing out on.  Sometimes I’m happy to use recipes that are naturally free of all of those foods.  I’m always on the look-out for healthy foods that taste fantastic; boring […]

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Tags: allergen-free recipes · quick meals · summer