Oct 192014
Brief Update

I have put my GFCF food storage section on hiatus. I had a red notebook filled with GFCF food storage recipes that were well tested, family-approved and ready to write up for the website but I have lost the notebook and looked everywhere for it, except wherever it is, because I CANNOT  find it. Grrr! So until [...]

Oct 192014
Frugal Abundance Exchange Plan Diet

Frugal Abundance Exchange Plan For Weight Management  (Formally titled Frugal Fat Loss) This is the plan I’ve been using to lose weight (currently down 55-pounds). The PDF booklet is 43 pages, explains how the diet works, lists hundreds of foods and their exchanges, and gives you 22 food plans from which to choose. Click on the link [...]

Oct 102014
Oatmeal Cinnamon Muffins

These are the muffins I use for breakfast or brunch potlucks when I need something other people can eat and which they won’t recognize as gluten free. They’re hearty, tasty, moist and tender. Most people assume they’re oat bran muffins and I don’t always correct them. My kids like these for a snack and they’re [...]

Oct 092014
Food Plan 005

  What I Ate Yesterday Breakfast 20 oz coffee 1/2 cup soymilk 1 small serving leftover Salmon Quiche Lunch 2/3 cup refried beans with onion and chipotle peppers 2 celery stalks, cut into sticks 1/2 orange bell pepper 3 corn tortillas Goodly spritz no-stick spray (1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil) 1 quart lemon water Dinner 3-1/2 [...]

Oct 082014
Food Plan 004

I’ve decided not to blog what I planned to eat, because I haven’t been planning so much in advance, as just doing it on the fly. This is of course, subject to change and whims on my part. I wasn’t hungry yesterday much at all. I love the days when my appetite isn’t a ravenous [...]

Oct 072014
Life, Food Plans & Exercise

  The past couple of days I’ve had trouble writing down what I eat. On the bright side, I haven’t been overly hungry and I don’t remember eating anything very bad for me. Mostly just cleaning up the healthy leftovers in the fridge. I’ve been careful to eat plenty of vegetables which is tiresome and makes [...]

Oct 052014
Chunky Vegetable Spaghetti Sauce

For many years I’ve been trying to eat more vegetables and to make sure the rest of my family does too. I’ve hidden vegetables in meat loaf, in soup, in casseroles. I’ve served raw veggies in snack trays, served cooked veggies with meals. My kids no longer balk at vegetables, but they sometimes look at me with [...]

Oct 052014
Food Plan 003 Plus Final Updated Foodplan

What I Planned To Eat Breakfast 2 (10-ounce cups coffee) 1/2 cup soymilk 1/2 a banana 1 cup cornflakes Another 1/2 cup soymilk for cornflakes Lunch 2/3 cup red wine 1 cup Chunky Vegetable Spaghetti Sauce 1 cup cooked gluten free spaghetti 1 teaspoon Nutritional Yeast sprinkled over top 2 cups salad greens 1/2 a cucumber, [...]

Oct 042014
Food Plan 002

Lunch Time Veggies Very Filling What I Planned to Eat Breakfast 2 (10-oz) cups coffee 1/2 cup soy milk, for coffee 1 cup soy milk 1 small apple 1/2 a banana Lunch (grilled burgers & French fries for the rest of the family) 2 rice cakes, spread with… Tuna Salad made with 2 ounces tuna in [...]