Category Archives: Managing allergies

Stuffed chicken breast with sun-dried tomatoes, mushrooms, and bacon…oh, and cheese…and gravy

  Happy accident!  I had the following in my fridge the HAD to be cooked (or tossed the next day): 2 packages of chicken breast, 2 small heels of raw cheddar, a thawed package of Applegate Farms organic turkey bacon, and … Continue reading

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Feeding a small crowd on a special diet

My parents made their annual summertime trek to California, this year bringing my two nieces, ages 15 and 12.5.  For those keeping track, that’s 9 mouths to feed total.  They’re staying in their RV and eating breakfast there, but lunches … Continue reading

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When the mom’s away: A non-prepper’s guide to heading out of town

I’m getting geared up for the trip of a lifetime.  I’m going to the South of France on a pilgrimage of sorts.  I’ll be in the company of a like-minded band of sisters (mostly…) following in the footsteps of Mary … Continue reading

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Food and travel, food allergies, and hospital food

I’ve been thinking a lot about how to eat in a way that won’t render me incapacitated when I travel outside my little bubble of Whole Foods and safe gluten-free and Paleo-friendly restaurants. A two-night excursion to Sacramento included a … Continue reading

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Introduction to Gluten-Free Batch Cooking

Just a few days ago one of my Facebook friends was lamenting how complicated it was feeding her family rife with food allergies.  Plus she’s expecting another baby, running a business, and generally being a kick-ass warrior mama.  I suggested she … Continue reading

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The high price of bulk bins

just a quick visual reminder…  That’s a peanut and some peanut shells in a bulk bin of beans at the local grocery store. There were no peanuts near this particular bin, so I can’t blame it on sloppy cross-bin contamination.  … Continue reading

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Allergic Shiners

Today I’m over at Thinking Moms’ Revolution.  We’re doing a series on Red Flags and I wrote about allergic shiners… This is my guy a few years ago. I should add in all the pictures other people are posting of … Continue reading

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