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These granola bars aren’t pretty, but they taste great. They are gluten free, which means The Boy can eat them, and they are actually made with Sunbutter (a peanut butter like paste made from sunflower seeds and are therefore peanut and tree nut free!) which is why the title has peanut butter in quotation marks. […]

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We just got through our first Thanksgiving gluten free. I need to give a shout out to the amazing extended family with whom we spend this holiday. All of them played along with our gluten free demands without the slightest complaint. In the end it was actually incredibly, and unexpectedly, easy. A total of two […]

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Shrimp with Black-Eyed Peas

This is actually the first recipe that I made from The alli Diet Plan and it made me pretty darn pleased. I’m not interested in any diet that makes me eat things that don’t taste good. So I was relieved when I sat down to eat and I could honestly say that I really enjoyed […]

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Of course, while I’ve been doing all this Alli dieting I haven’t been forcing the rest of my family to comply (although as always, my husband has been game for it all). So, I’m still cooking kid friendly food without worrying about the fat and calories because that’s one of the luxuries of being 3 […]

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  So I’ve been on this alli diet plan for a little over a month and one of the things I’ve been most pleased with is all the wonderful baked goods I get to eat. There are muffins (wait until we get to the muffins!) and breads and all sorts of breakfast treats that I […]

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One of the things I’ve been enjoying on the Alli food plan is that there is no food or food group that is demonized. You can eat carbs and meat and fruits and veggies and even fats in balance without having to feel bad about it.

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Tabouli, or tabbouleh, is essentially a parsley salad. There is a little bit of bulgar wheat in it but the parsley is intended to be the star and carry the day. David Lebovitz even did a post about it about a month ago on his blog and you can see that it’s basically just a […]

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Do you remember these from when you were a kid? I do. I remember someone bringing them into school for something and practically swooning over them. My grandmother was a great baker, but she never made these. And then, I sort of forgot about them, for, like, decades. What was I crazy?

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A few years ago Alton Brown did a funny episode of his show, Good Eats, about corn meal. His premise was that he had to explain to someone from South Carolina and someone from Southern Italy (at the same time) that grits and polenta are actually the same thing. In the show, neither were happy […]

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If you’ve never eaten quinoa because it sounds too new-agey or unfamiliar you’ve got to get on the bandwagon with this grain. It is fast to cook, full of flavor, and it’s nutritional values will knock your socks off.

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