Weekly Mean Plan 2 and Recap of Week 1 of Whole30 ...

Dec 2, 2012 by

Well, Week 1 is in the books and after a week of what can only be described as the worst PMS ever, I am finally turning a corner. The cravings are mostly gone – at least for ALL! THE! THINGS! I didn’t realize how often I’d just pick up one of the kids snacks and pop it in my mouth until I had to NOT do it. Last week, I wanted to...

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Review of The Paleo Parent’s Eat Like A Dino...

Mar 25, 2012 by

One of the hardest things I deal with on a daily basis is my kids being different – set apart – by their peers by the food they eat. Charlotte’s old enough to understand why she eats the way she does. If you ask her, she’ll reply that she was really sick with asthma and that eating this way makes her feel better. Sawyer,...

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Get Stoked to Pack Lunches!

Jul 5, 2011 by

Since my husband and both kids are gluten-intolerant, packing lunches and snacks is a part of our every day life. I often look to Primal Kitchen’s site for inspiration when I’m starting to worry that my kids will revolt if I pack one more ham & cheese roll-up. I am so thrilled she was willing to post some tips and tricks for...

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Tips on Traveling on Day Trips with Gluten-Free Ki...

May 26, 2011 by

I cried the day I found out that my children were gluten-intolerant like their father.  I grieved for the childhood I perceived they’d be missing out on – chasing the ice cream man for a cone, pizza at sleepovers with girlfriends, beer with the guys as my son grew into a man. I saw all the things they couldn’t have and I was sad...

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No one expects the Spanish Inquisition

Oct 14, 2010 by

It’s our own fault, really. I can only blame myself. Somehow, the kids have been eating separate dinners than us forever. I try to make them well-balanced and nurtitious, and they always have a veggie and fruit, but often I’d end up giving them what they requested, usually peanut butter and jelly or some other tradtional kid fare. It...

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