Category Archives: berries

The Olympics & Clean Snacking

I’m one of those obsessed Olympics junkies.  The Olympics thrill me, summer or winter.  I have my favorite events, but I’ll watch just about any of them.  I admire anyone who pushes the edge of his or her physical and … Continue reading

Posted in alliums (garlic/onions), Anti-Inflammatory Ingredients, Appetizers, berries, chile pepper, Desserts, fatty fish, herbs, legumes, Nut-free, root vegetables, Snacks, Vegetarian | 4 Comments

Chilled Raspberry-Chile Champagne Soup

Ever since our trip to Santa Fe in May, the Midwestern Gentleman and I have been dreaming of cold raspberry soup. Since we had perused the menu online before dining at The Shed, our tastebuds were primed for this enticing … Continue reading

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Pancake Sunday: Whole Wheat Crepes

The Midwestern Gentleman and I have a tradition called “Pancake Sunday.”  Every Sunday morning that we’re home — can you guess? — I make pancakes for breakfast.  The Gent brews coffee.  Then we settle down in the living room, lazily … Continue reading

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Turn Up the Heat

One of the most challenging aspects of adjusting to life with Sjogren’s Syndrome has been making peace with my body’s new limitations, which on a bad day feel like the deepest betrayal.  I’ve been active and fit for all of … Continue reading

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Cherry Quinoa Salad Extravaganza

This salad is a lot easier to toss together than a glance at the ingredient list might indicate.  You can slice and dice while the quinoa/wild rice mixture is bubbling away and the mushrooms are roasting in the oven.  Everything … Continue reading

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Strawberry-Pineapple Green Tea Smoothie

I’ve decided to stick with the smoothie theme this week. A team at Georgia Health Sciences University is conducting some interesting research on green tea and Sjogren’s Syndrome.  Green tea seems to be everyone’s favorite anti-inflammatory cure-all, but I’m still … Continue reading

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