Tag Archives: Wheat Belly

Surviving Stormageddon Grain-Free

So much of the eastern part of the U.S. received huge amounts of  snow over the weekend. Nashville was no exception as we got 8 inches of powder on Friday. That’s A LOT for us. I made a grocery store … Continue reading

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How to Survive a Pancake Breakfast

I serve as the Development Director for a Nashville nonprofit agency. We have seven centers that serve older adults and each center holds fundraising events throughout the year. I feel a responsibility to attend and support. There’s always food on … Continue reading

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Zoodles

Is it just me, or does food taste better when you grow it yourself? Hubs was recently jonzing for spaghetti. I didn’t want the wheat and I remembered seeing a zuchini squash in my garden, ready to be picked. I … Continue reading

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I Bought a Juicer

The Wheat Belly/Grain Brain folks and I disagree on one issue: they don’t believe in juicing and I do. I don’t eat enough vegetables, end of discussion. Years ago, juicing was my answer to this problem. I bought a second-hand … Continue reading

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Still Grain Free, Mostly

I have to say, I thought giving up all grains for Lent would be dreadful. I’m surprised at how easy it is. Maybe that’s because I’ve been mostly wheat-free since December 26. Here’s a little confession: Because the Lenten season … Continue reading

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Viva la Grain Free!

My first week of completely grain-free living has gone surprisingly well. My first brush with temptation came Friday night when hubs wanted to go to a Mexican restaurant. This place is a step up from the Tex-Mex places that are … Continue reading

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I’ve Given Up Grains for Lent

With the exception of a few slips, I’ve been wheat-free since December 26. After reading Grain Brain a few months ago, I’ve wanted to eliminate all other grains from my food plan and evaluate whether or not I feel better … Continue reading

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Adventures In Wheat-Free Baking: The Pizza

Last weekend when I made the grain-free wrap, I also made a pizza dough. Hubs doesn’t eat pizza (I know, strange), so I was interested in a single size. Well, the Wheat Belly pizza dough recipe made a huge amount. … Continue reading

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Adventures in Wheat-Free Baking: The Wrap

Santa brought me this Wheat-Belly cookbook. While I’ve glanced through the pages, I hadn’t actually tried any recipes until last weekend. Hubs had a cold and I decided to stay close to home. He’s a very non-compliant patient, so my … Continue reading

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My Wheat Confession

I ate wheat on Thursday, Day 29 of my 100 day emphasis to Abstain from the Grain. I decided not to beat myself up over it. And I learned a good lesson about what not to do next time. I … Continue reading

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