Monthly Archives: December 2012

Book Review + Recipes: Meals That Heal Inflammation by Julie Daniluk, R.H.N.

When I was first diagnosed with Sjogren’s Syndrome and started researching the potential effects of an anti-inflammatory diet on autoimmune disease, I read every inflammation-free eating plan cookbook I could get my hands on.  After combing through at least a … Continue reading

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Apple Rosemary Crisp (Gluten-Free/Dairy-Free/Vegan)

The morning after Thanksgiving, the Midwestern Gentleman woke up and said sleepily, “I think I’d like some oatmeal for breakfast this morning.” “O.k.,” I answered, nonchalantly, “Enjoy your oatmeal.  I’m going to have some leftover apple rosemary crisp.” The Gent’s … Continue reading

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Eating Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free in Kansas City, MO

On Week 6 of the Elimination Diet, I decided to add nightshades back onto the menu so our long weekend in Kansas City, MO, wouldn’t be quite so difficult to negotiate culinarily.  I was still avoiding gluten, dairy, and corn … Continue reading

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Pesto Patties (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

We’ve enjoyed a couple of very busy weeks lately, visiting Kansas City, MO, for a long weekend (where the Midwestern Gentleman ran his fourth ultra-marathon of the season), indulging in a delicious — if non-traditional — Thanksgiving dinner with my … Continue reading

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