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Traveling Corn Free

July has been and will continue to be full of traveling for me. A few small road trips and one trip via airplane. Although I wish I only had to pack a suitcase I feel I have made this packing your food thing a bit easy. I tend to pack a lot of the same […]

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Things to look forward to….

Have I really let so much time pass since my last post?! Our house has been a whirlwind of activities. The end of school is here, my baby had her 5th birthday, and I have been consumed with a challenge I am in at boot camp. Another batch of the Black Bean Brownies are baking right […]

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It takes work to relax

Yesterday we arrived at my parents house for the weekend and a can’t miss graduation on Tuesday. Not being at home means I had lots of work to do for the trip. I planned my meals well ahead of time and made sure they were easy yet savory. BUT, I have yet to get use […]

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Allergies, Intolerance & Fat Tuesday!

I seem to be cooking the same meals over and over. I am choosing easier meals and the ones that please the crowd lately. But, it is getting dull. Meal planning and cooking is one area the can get mundane and dreadful when cooking around allergies since food allergies have not been with us all our […]

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Vacation, traveling and food

Thanks to my wonderful hubbie I was able to get a 5 day vacay. I flew to Richmond to surprise my brother for his birthday and run the Anthem Half Marathon. Both were a great success. I was also pleased with the food choices I had while there. It was good to be in a city […]

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Long distance running and fuel

One of my most favorite things to do is to run. I love it! I enjoy being on the road with my music and thoughts in the wee hours of the morning. I love the feeling after a good run, whether it was a fast run, hard run or a run I had to really […]

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More allergies…..

Kiddo #2 has been allergic to tree nuts since she was 1 and got into a desert I made with a pecan topping. Over the years she has been exposed to them and she is now epi-pen dependant. We had no official test done due to the hives and swelling from her first exposure and […]

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My favorite salad!

What a busy summer! We did not plan all the activity but we sure have had a ton of fun. I am ready to taking a cooking break but we all know that is not gonna happen. As a family we are ready for different foods or revisiting old favorites for a change. With the […]

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Preparing for a trip

Hope everyone had a great Memorial Day weekend. We had lovely family time. Spent sometime at the pool and I got a free sunburn. OUCH! Despite having on sunscreen I have a few red places. My oldest got to spend sometime in the kitchen baking. She made chocolate chip cookies and last night she made […]

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I am shocked!

Lately, I have realized I am so blessed…. I have read and heard stories of other food allergy sufferers who have to constantly fight, prove their point, be repetitive and who feel less than human when others question their allergy and get frustrated by it. That just bewilders me. Allergies to bees or ants do […]

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