Planning Meals (or, trying not to cook the same thing every week)

In answer to a few questions I've received about meal planning...I have a confession to make. Meal planing is not my strong point. Seriously, it's a challenge every week. Breakfasts are usually some combination of yogurt, fruit, toast, smoothies, pancakes, cereal, eggs....more

Menu Planning: A Week of Gluten Free Meals

It's been difficult coming up with a menu this week. Nothing sounds appetizing to my pregnant belly. But it had to be done and I'm happy with the result. I'm looking forward to trying a few new recipes. I may live on watermelon, avocado, and cottage cheese (like I did last week) but my family won't starve. That's a good thing. ...more

Wheat Free Wednesday - 4/27

Today I’m thinking about barbecue and food allergies.  It’s not as straight forward as you might think.  Marinades that the meat soaks in for hours most likely contain some sort of gluten or casein.  Ditto for the sauce.  So…what can you do if you need to prepare a safe meal?  Cook from scratch, read labels (especially on hot dogs and smoked type sausages), and plan something that does not require bread.  I’m going to start with dinner, first today!...more