Tag Archives: Cooking

Getting Started with Real Food, Part 2 – Online Courses

For those of us who need a little more help than just meal plans, online courses can be a great resource. I think I’ve mentioned that I could only make pasta and pancakes when I graduated high school. Yet this … Continue reading

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Clean Eating Update

I started my elimination diet at the end of May and completed it about 60 days later. For a few weeks, I did a very good job of only eating real food with clean ingredients. Towards the end of the … Continue reading

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Grain-Free Bread, Desserts, and Soups, Oh My!

For those of you who have liked my Facebook page, you may have noticed a lot of posts relating to paleo. This is something that I have been looking into as a way to stave off autoimmune disease and help … Continue reading

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Pizza Crust Review

This past summer, I made a lot of pizza. As I worked through my elimination diet, I tried all sorts of different recipes. Below I will discuss my four favorites, their pros and cons, and which ones I will make … Continue reading

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Dorm Eating: Take advantage of kitchen time

As I mentioned last week, I am beginning a series on eating well while at college. While this is important for the health and success of every student, this can be a particularly difficult thing to do for students with … Continue reading

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Chemicals Banned in Other Countries – but are in your food!

If you subscribe to the Village Green Network, you may have already seen this featured post. The article details 13 chemical additives found in foods sold in the US, some of which are incredibly common, why they are bad for … Continue reading

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Meal Plans

As you may have noticed, I put a page up under the “Health and Food” tab in the “Elimination Diet” category called Meal Plans. Early in this diet, I was diligent about preparation, soaking grains, and trying new recipes, and … Continue reading

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No Nightshades

Are nightshades (tomatoes, potatoes, peppers, eggplant) hard to avoid? Yes and no. Mostly yes. If you make all your food at home, you can safely know that there are no pepper flakes or curry powder in your meals. Anyone else … Continue reading

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