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Mock Sour Cream (Dairy-free)

One of my allergy books has a recipe for mock sour cream. No dairy, no eggs! It is made from cashews…can you believe that? Well, it’s true. Below is a link to the same recipe as is in my book. … Continue reading

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Roasted Carrots with Agave-Balsamic Glaze

Here’s an awesome recipe for glazed carrots that works with the elimination diet. It uses agave nectar, which is much lower on the glycemic index (Agave nectar: 15 g sugar per 1 tbsp. vs. Honey: 60 g sugar per tbsp). … Continue reading

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Embarking on my elimination diet journey!

Well, I’m starting this elimination diet, inspired by my friend Lori. Hearing about her success in weight loss, as well as trying to identify food intolerance / sensitivities, and just eating healthy, whole foods, sounded appealing. I have always wanted … Continue reading

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Dairy-free Creamy Cucumber-Dill Soup

This one may be hard to believe, but I did make a creamy cucumber dill soup that’s dairy-free. I used “Mock Sour Cream” from my book, The Complete Food Allergy Cookbook, by Marilyn Gioannini. I found that someone posted it … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Welcome to our blog about healthy eating, primarily based upon the elimination diet. We’re not sure just what this blog will contain, but it will chronicle our (Lori & Jennifer) experiences with the¬†elimination diet, ideas for meals, recipes, shopping, reading … Continue reading

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Getting there…

After losing 10 pounds last year, I kind of lost my motivation to lose weight. I haven’t been grossly overweight, but I was pushing 50-60 pounds more than I should be. After again having the new year’s resolution motivation, I … Continue reading

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A weighty problem

Part of the problems I had with endometriosis and adenomyosis prior to the surgery, were intense pain and cramping, and problems with eating certain foods. I have always had a marginal digestive system, but endo / adeno really made it … Continue reading

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A quick update

I haven’t updated this in a while, and with as many visitors as I get, I thought I’d make an update to be current. I’m still feeling very well, and so glad I had surgery at the CEC!!

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Still feeling fine!

I have continued to feel very well lately. I have neglected to exercise, not due to any pain, I’ve just been busy with other stuff. Mainly gardening and yard work, which is good exercise anyway. This is another thing, as … Continue reading

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Nine months after surgery

I’m close to 9 months post-surgery and still doing well. I am hopeful this will be the first summer in the past three that I will not miss (or have to suffer through) some of the fun events Pat and … Continue reading

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