What’s For Dinner (No. 132)

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Grocery shopping and cooking have been hit and miss lately.  This is NOT typical for me and I don’t like it.  I’m going with the flow but I’m really anxious to get back to normal. This past week I did go to the grocery store with a list and a menu but the menu plan didn’t turn out even close to reality.  Here’s what I’m talking about: Monday’s plan:  Leftovers Monday’s reality:  Leftovers. … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 130)

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We’re back to gluten free eating – at least for now.  David says he feels better in some ways and wants to give it a little more time.  Of course, he has a doctor’s appointment next Monday and will have to eat gluten after that for a while so he can be tested for celiac and/or gluten intolerance.  But until then, more gluten free menus.  The only thing different is that I’m trying to find more … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 128)

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Still cooking gluten free although we’re not sure that’s the answer we were looking for.  David’s also taking a break from all kinds of nuts this week which is killing him since he LOVES peanut butter.  But we’ll see what happens. 1- Stove Top Pork & Brown Rice (NEW) *  2- Salmon w/lemon pepper * Zucchini Pasta (NEW) *  3- Tacos * Cheese Dip *  4- Chicken w/Asparagus, Mushrooms … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 127)

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I normally cook between three to five meals a week but lately I’ve been cooking meals that don’t stretch as far or that David’s been taking in his lunch the next day.  So this week I have SIX meals on the menu.  Oh, and they’re pretty much gluten free. And just for kicks, at the end of this post, I’m including photos of my actual menu and my grocery list. 1- Foil-Packet Chicken Puttanesca … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 125)

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It was fun to get out the gluten free cookbook and find some new recipes to try this week.  I hope they’re good! (1) Salmon in Lime Sauce (2) Summer Chicken Salad (NEW)  (3) Cauliflower Crust Pizza (NEW) NOTE:  I’ve heard this is really good – I’m skeptical, but we’ll see. (4) Balsamic Grilled Chicken with Mediterranean Salsa (NEW)  (5) Slow Cooker Chicken Soup (NEW) More menu … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 124)

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I’m getting tired of this gluten free menu planning.  I just want to make some bread!  I did make gluten free chocolate chip cookies this past week that were okay.  They hit the spot for my husband who was craving some dessert! So here’s this week’s gluten free menu: (1) Polenta with Fontina and Eggs  (2) Jim’s Chili* * Okay, so it turns out most chili seasonings are NOT gluten free. … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 123)

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We’re still on the gluten free experiment, although he’s about ready to eat a big slug of gluten and see what happens.  In the meantime, here’s this week’s menu: (1) Spicy Fish Taco Bowls (NEW)  (2) Lentil Soup (I’m going to add chicken to this.) (3) Baked Lemon Garlic Chicken Refrigerator Mashed Potatoes Salad  (4) Enchilada Stuffed Peppers (NEW)  (5) Herb Roasted Chicken … [Read more...]