When Life Messes up your Menu Plan

What's For Dinner (195)
We’ve been experimenting with a paleo diet lately so I haven’t bothered making detailed menu plans.  I’ve pretty much just been shopping the perimeter of the store for meats, vegetables, fruits and nuts. But cooking without recipes and menus and making dishes that are really, really plain gets old and boring.  So last week I actually looked through a bunch of paleo websites and found some recipes that looked good. Unfortunately, most of them were the type of recipes I hate – the ones that can’t be made ahead.  My preference is to throw something in the crockpot or in the oven. I don’t like making things I have to babysit. Anyway, I came up with a great menu of paleo meals for David. Continue reading “When Life Messes up your Menu Plan”

What’s For Dinner (195) & Cooking Tips, Too

What's For Dinner (195)

This week was another experimental week. David took a break from the Low FODMAP diet and tried Paleo – starting Tuesday.  It was actually quite a bit different than Low FODMAP because it included more fruits and vegetables but none of the gluten free grains.  I don’t think this will be a permanent change but he wanted to try it.  Anybody out there do paleo? I’d love to hear your experience with it. Continue reading “What’s For Dinner (195) & Cooking Tips, Too”

What’s For Dinner (No. 191) & Cooking Tips, Too!


This week’s What’s For Dinner is a bit different since it includes the Thanksgiving meal. There are lots of things I want to share about some of the foods I made this year.  Plus I found a few really great recipes you might be interested in. So let’s get started. Continue reading “What’s For Dinner (No. 191) & Cooking Tips, Too!”