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Oh, that sounds totally yummy!!!!

On a sad note I didn't make the bread I don't have enough eggs. Drat! Not sure what to make for our special b-fast tomorrow now. Although dh won't be home so it won't be the same(he is working overtime).

I ate some chili w/ beans tonight and a potato, so not paleo, but still grainfree.
What about individual frittatas? In muffin tins? They are so cute and yummy! Just mix eggs with chopped veggies of choice (I often use salsa) some cheese, meat, and a bit of mayo (it makes the texture AWESOME) and bake.

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What about individual frittatas? In muffin tins? They are so cute and yummy! Just mix eggs with chopped veggies of choice (I often use salsa) some cheese, meat, and a bit of mayo (it makes the texture AWESOME) and bake.
Thanks for the idea! I so need some salsa, mmm!

I think I have decided to do some almond flour pancakes this am and then a half batch of the Cococnut flour orange cake that FairyRae posted I believe. That cake reminds me exactly of this scrumptious lemon cake my mom makes w/ the light glaze on top and everything so I have been dying to try it. Perhaps, it will be french toast for next weekend- I have to plan ahead to save plenty of eggs.

Still feeling great. It is odd today is my due date, everyone expects me to be miserable and always makes comments that I must be ready for the baby to come and tired of being pregnant. Yes, I am ready, but really I am fine. I think the diet makes a HUGE difference and trying to live a fairly active lifestyle(although I wish I had been more active this last trimester). I think being GF this time really made a positive impact as well. I wasn't able to maintain grainfree the whole time, but have tried throughout to keep as low grain as I can and have had several periods w/ no grains at all. I am hoping had this experience under my built I will be better able to tackle a entirely grainfree pregnancy next time- as I have spent a lot of time working w/ the cravings and figuring out how to help my body get what it needs in the best way possible.

Anyway- does anybody have any new recipes they are trying?

What is everyone planning for the holidays- anything special?

We go to my mom's on Thanksgiving and the inlaws as well. It is easy for me to do grainfree for holidays as we are gluten free anyway- I am not tempted. And I don't much care for the grain-variety of gluten baked goods.

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turkey
baked sweet potatoes(mashed w/ cinnamon- a bit of turbinado and coco oil-topped w/ nuts)
herb sauteed green beans or asparagus

And I am hoping to make that grainfree lemon custard recipe I keep eyeing and keep talking about and maybe some cookies for the kids!

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That cake reminds me exactly of this scrumptious lemon cake my mom makes w/ the light glaze on top and everything so I have been dying to try it.
The first time I made it I made it into a lemon cake (we were avoiding oranges for ds) and it was awesome--just subbed everything orange related for lemon...sooooo good!

Thanksgiving--I'm totally making the squash pudding pie from GoE for dessert, we'll be making a separate allergen free turkey (for my sis who is newly gluten free and loving it! YAY!, ds, me, and my mom who WAS vegetarian but recently added in some meat--but now she only gets the organic or pastured stuff--which is AWESOME for us when we eat w/ her ), we probably will have the potatoes w/ coconut milk instead of the usual butter and milk, salad, and a staple every year is green bean casserole. I have not had that since dropping lots of allergen containing foods, but maybe I'll try and make one for us this year--it was always one of my favorites!

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I made grain free chocolate cake and it's beautiful!!!! It's three square layers, with pink italian buttercream frosting (holy is it ever buttery, nothing like disgusting frosting from store bought cake! I was floored at the difference) and some fudge buttercream accents.
lil_earthmomma, please share the recipe if you can!!! Sounds divine!!!

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Ooh, that cake does sound good! I used to make a kind of raw brownie thing with dried fruit, nuts and some carob or cocoa and it was yummy...must do it again actually.

Well, we tried the cauliflower pizza crust last night and I have to say I wasn't that impressed! Don't know if I did something wrong...maybe the cheese I used? but it was too much like omelette and nothing at all like pizza imo, so made up some flatbreads with coconut flour and used those instead and going to have the cauliflower things tonight (because they did taste nice!) with some ground beef and veggies. So not a total disaster.

We don't have thanksgiving here but at halloween I made a pumpkin pie with an almond crust and it went down very well. In fact I even just cooked some of the filling mixture on it's own and that was a big hit too.

Glad to hear you are feeling so good crunchy_mama (but have some labour vibes anyway!). I have to say I felt like you at the end of my pregnancy too and I went 11 days past edd and wasn't even remotely TF (although we did have a fairly good diet) so I am so excited to see if I can feel even better if I get pg again.

I haven't really done too well the last couple of days...nothing really major and no binges or anything but am not feeling too great today so am really motivated to do much better next week. Unfortunately we only have a very tiny amount of money left for food for the rest of the month and will need it all for eggs and butter etc next week so really need to just use what we have in, which will mean probably eating a little rice and some potatoes (although don't think they are a problem) this week. Luckily I have a freezer full of salmon and trout (and liver!) so that will help.

I will definitely be checking in here for inspiration and support!
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Oh, sorry to hear the pizza didn't work for you It was sooo yummy here- what recipe did you use(I just did a basic one 1 c steamed grated cauliflower- 1 c moz- 1 egg- salt and spices)? Maybe I just got lucky. Some days I know everything just cooks up wonderfully and then other days everything bombs. That stinks about the budget, but just do your best and forget the rest, you have to eat after all! My pancakes/waffles keep messing up- sigh- I modified the recipe a bit combining two and ended up adding too much liquid. The flavor is good though~

the cake just came out of the oven I accidently overcooked it abit though as I got distracted- oops!

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Ooh, that cake does sound good! I used to make a kind of raw brownie thing with dried fruit, nuts and some carob or cocoa and it was yummy...must do it again actually.

Well, we tried the cauliflower pizza crust last night and I have to say I wasn't that impressed! Don't know if I did something wrong...maybe the cheese I used? but it was too much like omelette and nothing at all like pizza imo, so made up some flatbreads with coconut flour and used those instead and going to have the cauliflower things tonight (because they did taste nice!) with some ground beef and veggies. So not a total disaster.
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I have found the pizza crust recipes to be very omlette-y as well.

Could you please share how you made the coconut flour flatbreads?



I will get the chocolate cake recipe and icing recipe up later tonight!

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Organic & Thrifty has a pizza crust on her website that has no eggs or dairy in it - I believe it's mostly onions and sunflower seeds. I haven't tried it, but thought it looked like a possibility.

I've been reading along - I've always pondered paleo (especially after hearing Dr. Cowan speak yesterday), but have held off recently given DH's allergy to chicken eggs (more like food sensitivity). Have been pondering duck eggs as an alternative, though. I never realized how important of a component eggs would end up being!
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Oo--Thanks for the pizza crust recipe--I will totally try this and report back!!!

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hi all! still staying on track here, but I am emotionally about to break (problems w/ whether or not dh will get to take leave when the baby comes) which means fighting cravings. I think we are having spaghetti for supper- I just got our grassfed beef in and I have some safe jarred sauce and a couple of spaghetti squashes I bought this weekend. That way it is still nice and easy and something dh can even do.

re: eggs- it sure does make it a lot more of a challenge w/out eggs-

and thanks for the other pizza crust recipe- that is great and simple!

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Ok, I'm new in this, so I don't know if this has been dealt with yet - anyone find themselves um at a loss for what to do when bored?Usually at work, I eat when bored. And also, ALOT of my family gatherings are centered around food. Mostly carby sweet startchy food. I find myself wondering (worryign?) about what I'm going to do instead of snacking! And this time I know it's not because I'm trying to ignore the foods that are calling out to me, because everyday that goes by of this, I'm less inclined to want to eat all that junk. I think it's become a real habit to have to put something in my mouth. Sometimes I find myslef looking for something to chew on, really wierd. Anyone else discover that?

Also I find I'm eating less volume of food. I used to get a plate full and think, this will NEVER be enough. And now I'm very content with it. Wild! Just wild! I'm really enjoying this.

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The thread seemed to be dying, so I thought I'd give it a boost.

crunchy_mama hope you're hanging in there and not stressing to much.

teenytoona, bored eating has become bored food planning for me! I surf mda, and food blogs, and look at "food porn" like www.tastespotting.com and www.foodgawker.com and try to find awesome recipes that I can primalize.

As for family gatherings, I just bring plenty of primal treats. Popular offerings include:

Devilled eggs
bacon wrapped stuffed jalapenos
stuffed mushroom caps
meat and cheese and veggie platters
fruit platters
Coconut and almond flour baked treats.

Glad you're enjoying this journey!!!

I left my cook book with the chocolate cake recipe at my friends, so I'll be grabbing it tomorrow and post the recipe with the modifications I made!

Zenzero, I really would love more info on your flatbreads please please please!?!

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Hey- lil_earthmomma thanks for the bump! Great idea about the snack trays! I am so asking for people to bring me snack trays after the baby is born! I am paranoid these days about having enough food in the house! I love "food porn" as well- not feeling much up to elaborate recipes, but geez I generally love to cook!!!

Yesterday was busy here. Eating going very well although I woke up tonight kind of hungry. I thought I ate enough yesterday, I didn't starve myself at all, but who knows. Stress level has died down thank goodness. Just waiting on baby! No signs of labor, but that could change in an instant. I am so ready to be able to really exercise- heck being able to walk fast would be a treat right now!!!

Oh, and dh is still doing pretty well on the diet as well. He is not 100% grainfree but the improvement is still massive. He has made himself hot cereal the past 2 mornings for b-fast-(I was out of sausage anyway)- however this was gluten free-ya- and not his old usual b-fast fare of sugar laden cold cereal or sugar laden instant oatmeal. I am trying to remind him to put in a big dollop of coco oil as well. He is really practicing on slowing his eating as well and stopping eating when he is full instead of shoveling it in. He gained back a few pounds, but we expected that as he lost like 15 lbs in a week- some of course would be water weight. He is still motivated to stick w / healthier eating and lifestyle and I am thrilled w/ that.

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Zenzero, I really would love more info on your flatbreads please please please!?!
Sorry, sorry...been meaning to get back on and post this and update further on the cauliflower pizza crust but life kinda' got in the way!

Right, the recipe I used (and adapted) was one I have used a lot for gluten free naan breads which called for 2 cups gf flour (rice and tapioca mix) and I have now done it a couple of times with different ratios of coconut and almond flours (also once with a bit of quinoa flour in there too), bearing in mind the need for 4 eggs to about 3/4 cup of coconut flour (sorry not to be to specific/precise, but I tend to just kind of make things up as I go along depending on what I have/feel like!!

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2 cups flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp bicarb of soda
1 tsp salt
3/4 cup yogurt
4-8 eggs (depending on amount of coconut flour used...original recipe was 1)
2 Tbsp olive oil/melted butter

Mix dry ingredients together and then wet in separate bowl and then combine. Stir to smooth dough, leave to sit for 20 mins then shape into small flatbreads (I tend to make smallish, individual ones and just shape & flatten by hand rather than roll out because the dough can be a bit fragile) and cook in frying pan for about 3 mins each side.

Hope this makes sense but feel free to shout if not!

Right, that cauliflower pizza crust...as I said before we decided to use it the next night with some ground beef and veggies and before I put it together I tried a bit again and it actually tasted a bit more like pizza crust when it was cold...so might actually try it again but make it in advance and let it cool then top and just melt cheese quickly.

I also came across a coconut flour crust that I am going to give a go at some point.

Not doing too badly here...last night we had cod 'nuggets' (fish was coated in a mixture of whipped egg white and coconut flour and fried in tallow), pea puree (peas cooked in chicken bone broth then pureed with butter and feta cheese) and a salad of watercress, rocket, spinach & avocado with a dressing made from egg yolk, walnut oil, yogurt and creme fraiche....VERY yummy and declared one of the best meals he has had in a while by DH!!

Off to have boiled eggs mashed with butter now and have a fish pie, made with lots of cream, butter and cheese ready for dinner tonight!

Glad you are less stressed crunchy-mama, but hope your babe comes soon! Big to your DH too!
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I'm glad you bumped the thread lil_earthmama!! I'm feeling good and full from my sausage and egg fried in ghee breakfast (w/ my green smoothie)

Did you see the omelet muffins on MDA?? I had totally missed this post! http://www.marksdailyapple.com/omelet-muffins/
And I found this blogpost from a link in the comments--there are lots of yummy looking ideas--including a broccoli pizza crust: http://girlgoneprimal.blogspot.com/2...nd-it-now.html

Glad you're doing well crunchy_mama!!! Keep on keeping on! And I'm so glad your dh is continuing w/ all this! My dh *just* decided he's interested in going gf! I think it could make a HUGE difference in his health, well being and happiness, so we'll see what happens!!!

Zenzero, thanks for the flatbread recipe--I need to try that!!!

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I just had some sausage and egg cooked in tallow for b-fast myself

I need to make some green juice as well, but am being lazy!

FairyRae that is GREAT news for your dh! Unfortunately I don't think dh will be fulltime gf as if we are out somewhere - like getting a bite to eat or for Holidays I am sure he will partake, but I am thrilled that he is finally eliminated so much of it- and once a week is certainly better than copious amounts daily.

I seen those omelette muffins I need to make some of those for dh, that would be a great quick b-fast. He had eggs this am cooked in the tallow- so that is great.

I am thinking I need to make a good treat though, I don't want him to feel deprived at all. I am thinking of making those pb bars from healthy indulgences he LOVED it when I made those before. I would love to do the peppermint patties, but need a df recipe.

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My dh loved the sunflower seed flour cookies I made b/4--I need to make those again too! (I might do a blend w/ pumpkin seeds to up the nutritional value.)

Ah--here is the recipe.

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2.5 cups sunflower seeds (ground in my coffee grinder)
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt

In another bowl
1/2 cup honey
1/4 cup coconut oil and 1 egg (in place of the grapeseed oil from the elana's pantry recipe)
1 tbs vanilla extract

1/2 cup enjoy life choc chips [I'm thinking chopped baker's chocolate would be ok as well, or any other filling--trying to avoid refined sugar over here now ]

Mix, bake on 350 for 10-15 minutes

SOOOOO yummy! Let them cool adequately--they will be soft when they come out (I cooked them so the bottoms were light brown) and then they will firm up as they cool--much more of a crispy cookie than the old gf/cf/etc cookies I'd been making w/ beans...

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Sigh, not getting your stuff together is the death of this grain-free thing, huh. When I don't plan, DH cooks or goes out for dinner, when that's the case, it's usually something starch based and oy. Ok the past few days we've been eating less well and I can so very feel it in my gut. Ugh. My gut feels so bloated and puffy. I need to follow a better plan, for. Sure.

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Ok the past few days we've been eating less well and I can so very feel it in my gut. Ugh. My gut feels so bloated and puffy. I need to follow a better plan, for. Sure.
Don't get down on yourself Teenytoona--let that bloated feeling guide you to trying to make the best choices you can for you. It was kind of reinvigorating for me to eat grains (after going off them) when I did, because I could really *feel* why I wanted to stay off of them.

Just do the best you can and don't worry about it--in the history of my relationship w/ food, once I learned to drop the guilt about what I had/had not eaten, it became (and is) so much easier to make food choices that I am very satisfied w/.

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Speaking of books, do any of you have Mark Sisson's Primal Blueprint? I'm thinking of adding that to my list as well as I can't stop reading MDA!
He mailed it to us when it was coming out but I haven't read it cover to cover. Browsed it when it came....It looks really good.
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He mailed it to us when it was coming out but I haven't read it cover to cover. Browsed it when it came....It looks really good.
Do you know him Panserbjorne? (If so, that's really cool!) I read the chapter breakdown of the book on his site--it sounds really good to me!

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only because of industry...not as a call him up and hang out kinda thing. Dh has been talking to him for a good long time and I like him because he was the first person that really made sense to dh. His lightbulb moment really came from talking to him. I will be forever grateful.
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What about individual frittatas? In muffin tins? They are so cute and yummy! Just mix eggs with chopped veggies of choice (I often use salsa) some cheese, meat, and a bit of mayo (it makes the texture AWESOME) and bake.
ooh! How long and at what temp. Also do you think these would freeze well?

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ooh! How long and at what temp. Also do you think these would freeze well?
Here's the recipe I use:

■6 eggs
■1/4 – 1/2 cup cooked meat, cut or crumbled into small pieces
■1/2 cup diced vegetables (I always put onion and garlic, no matter what other veg I add)
■1/4 tsp salt
■1/8 tsp ground pepper
■1/8 cup mayonnaise
■1/8 cup water
Ingredient Ideas: Make it mexican by adding 1/4 cup shredded cheese, onions, and lightly drained salsa to the eggs. Broccoli and cheddar is popular at our house, as is spicy italian sausage and diced jalapenos and dh made them with left over bbq pulled pork all shredded up! Yum!

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Generously grease 6 muffin tins with butter or coconut oil or for easier removal line with paper baking cups. The baking cups also help the muffins hold their shape.

In a bowl, beat the eggs. Add meat, vegetables, salt, ground pepper, and any other ingredients and stir to combine.

Spoon or scoop into the muffin cups.

Bake for 18-20 minutes until a knife inserted into the center of a frittata comes out almost clean. They will continue to cook for a minute or two after removed from the oven. Remove the omelets from the muffin cups and serve, or cool completely and store for another day.

I think you could freeze them, but I don't know what the texture would be like. If you try it let us know!!!!

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Sorry, sorry...been meaning to get back on and post this and update further on the cauliflower pizza crust but life kinda' got in the way!

Right, the recipe I used (and adapted) was one I have used a lot for gluten free naan breads which called for 2 cups gf flour (rice and tapioca mix) and I have now done it a couple of times with different ratios of coconut and almond flours (also once with a bit of quinoa flour in there too), bearing in mind the need for 4 eggs to about 3/4 cup of coconut flour (sorry not to be to specific/precise, but I tend to just kind of make things up as I go along depending on what I have/feel like!!

Anyway...

2 cups flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp bicarb of soda
1 tsp salt
3/4 cup yogurt
4-8 eggs (depending on amount of coconut flour used...original recipe was 1)
2 Tbsp olive oil/melted butter

Mix dry ingredients together and then wet in separate bowl and then combine. Stir to smooth dough, leave to sit for 20 mins then shape into small flatbreads (I tend to make smallish, individual ones and just shape & flatten by hand rather than roll out because the dough can be a bit fragile) and cook in frying pan for about 3 mins each side.

Hope this makes sense but feel free to shout if not!
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Thanks so much!

So a couple of questions:

What's your fave ratio so far? Does the almond flour enhance the flatbread flavor and texture?

And, how thick (roughly) do you make them? Fingernail length? thicker?

Again, thanks so much. I tried making coconut tortillas the other day and they were a fantastic failure!

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lol sick of me yet?

Thought I'd post that awesome chocolate cake/cupcake recipe:

3/4 cup butter or coconut oil
1 cup cocoa powder
12 eggs (this recipe is not eggy at all! Just very chocolatey. I thought holy a dozen eggs, but then realised that a gluten free box mix would cost double what a carton of eggs costs, and calmed down! )
1/2 cup coconut milk or whole milk (I deviated from the recipe here. Coffee enhances the flavor of chocolate. You won't taste the coffee, but the chocolate flavor becomes so much richer. Use decaff if you're worried about caffine. Instead of 1/2 cup milk, I filled my 1/2 cup measure up 3/4 of the way with coffee and then topped it off with cream.
1 1/2 cups sugar (I didn't mess around with the sugar as this was for a birthday and I didn't want it to flop, but I plan on trying it next time with 1/2 cup of honey and 1/2 cup of melted chocolate. Sugar in coconut flour recipes creates a moist texture and helps it stay together apparently, so it may take some trial and error.)
1 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup sifted coconut flour
1 tsp baking powder


Whisk coconut flour and baking powder together. In a separate bowl melt butter and mix cocoa powder. While mixing on medium, add flour/bp a bit at a time until combined with no lumps. Pour into two round pans or one rectangle pan. Bake at 350 for 30-40 min, testing with a toothpick for doneness.

This batter made beautiful cupcakes with big rounded puffy tops! That's what we did with the extra batter. We doubled the recipe for a big three tiered cake, and had enough batter left for 6 cupcakes.

I iced it with an italian buttercream recipe. Egg whites, tons of butter and some sugar. I really want to try it with maple syrup!

Today I made these and they are the best I've ever had! WAY better than the muffins I used to make with reg flour!

Blueberry muffins:

3 eggs
3 tbsp butter or coconut oil, melted
3 tbsp honey
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp almond extract
1/4 cup sifted coconut flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup frozen blueberries.

Blend together eggs, butter, honey, salt and vanilla. Combine coconut flour with baking powder and whisk. Add to wet ing and mix until no lumps. Fold in berries and scoop into muffin papers. Makes 6 muffins.

Bake at 400 for 15-18 min.

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Oh, those blueberry muffins remind me of an Elana's recipe- those things are dangerous- sooooo very good! Loving all the recipes. Wishing I felt more inspired to cook- I keep reading recipes that sound good, but don't feel like much cooking- we are eating nice home cooked meals- but nothing too elaborate and nothing extra. I never did make the choco-pb cups for dh- I took a nap instead

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Oh, those blueberry muffins remind me of an Elana's recipe- those things are dangerous- sooooo very good! Loving all the recipes. Wishing I felt more inspired to cook- I keep reading recipes that sound good, but don't feel like much cooking- we are eating nice home cooked meals- but nothing too elaborate and nothing extra. I never did make the choco-pb cups for dh- I took a nap instead
That is completely understandable, and comendable that you're not doing take-out and frozen meals! You're super mom!

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That is completely understandable, and comendable that you're not doing take-out and frozen meals! You're super mom!
Oh, your too nice! You know how it is w/ dietary restrictions even if I wanted takeout there is only a couple of safe things anyway! And goodness I cannot afford it !

I will just read and drool at all the recipes for now!

I did make a decent curry soup last night w/ bone broth- peas-chicken- sweet pot. and cauliflower- but I used my premixed curry instead of fresh roasted and mixed. Certainly not my best, but decent. I do have some home-cooked frozen meals in the freezer if I get desperate, but so far I am actually doing very well.

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oh, and btw- I joined up on MDA as well under my other online name-soror- if you happen to see me

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