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Monday Menus: Lunchbox Edition, Part VI

I can’t believe we’re done. After six weeks of sharing lunchbox recipes with you, six at a time, I’ve reached the end of the series.  I’m not going to lie — it’s been tons of fun, and I’ve enjoyed it, … Continue reading

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Experimentation: September Meal Plan

The September meal plan can’t really be here.  It was NINETY degrees today, for heaven’s sake.  It cannot possibly be time to do this again, already. And yet, here I am, faced with a calendar that stubbornly insists that yes, … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Last Plan of Summer: August Meal Plan

Forgive me…that old art song, “The Last Rose of Summer,” is drifting through my head.  I’m taking a minute to get the meal plan posted for you all, and in that minute I’m breathing, and that makes me realize that … Continue reading

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Meal Plan for July: More Fish and Random Simplicity

I constructed this meal plan while on the 5-hour flight to Iceland; I had assumed it would take me a little while, but in fact, it pulled itself together in a flash.  My friend B.W. was peeking over my shoulder … Continue reading

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June Meal Plan: When the Cat’s Away…

The cat, I suppose, is me. J. and I are TAKING A VACATION.  I’ll pause sufficiently for the collective gasp.  This will be the first actual, bona fide, grown-ups-going-somewhere-awesome-for-a-period-of-time-just-for-the-hell-of-it vacation that we have taken since our honeymoon.  We have neither … Continue reading

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Reprieve, or What I Learned From Going GF/CF

It’s time for a reprieve. After six weeks of experimenting with a gluten and casein-free diet for L., we’re in the “rechallenge” phase.  Gradually and carefully, J. and I are adding wheat products and dairy products back into his meals, … Continue reading

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GF/CF: Adjusting to Life Without the “Staffs”

“No bread?” my father inquired, half-facetiously.  “No milk?  No Velveeta?  But these things are the staffs of life!” Dad’s theories about the various foodstuffs that may, at any given time, be considered “a staff of life” are a running family … Continue reading

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DF, GF, CF, WTF?

When I started writing this blog – just about a year and a half ago, give or take – I was the mother of two typically developing boys in a family with no dietary restrictions whatsoever.  Or so I thought. … Continue reading

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