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Think Bars Hit the Spot

June 4th, 2008 27 Comments

For years, Brandi has said it best: DC girls are “gals on the go” and need big purses to carry all their gear. For a long time, before I adopted a gluten-free lifestyle, when I needed a meal in my purse, I grabbed an Odwalla bar or a ZonePerfect bar. Now, I find or fear [...]

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TGI(G)F: Sesame Ginger Chicken Wings

May 30th, 2008 19 Comments

It’s that time of year when weekends begin to fill up with barbecues and baby showers, not to mention picnics, tailgates and nights at Wolf Trap! What’s a glutie supposed to do? Here’s a a tried-and-true gluten-free crowd pleaser that always makes a few table top and picnic basket appearances when summer finally arrives.
Adrian’s Ginger [...]

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Drug-Free Glutie Zone

April 23rd, 2008 27 Comments

I set out on my gluten-free adventure on July 5, 2007. The night before, I ate nearly an entire 9×13 yellow sheet cake with chocolate icing that a friend brought over for a barbecue. (I still conjure up the smell and taste of that very cake…). I woke up so bloated, achy and swollen that [...]

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A Few Of My Favorite Things

April 1st, 2008 44 Comments

I have been a bad lil’ blogger. To make up for it, I humbly offer you what I’m digging right now in no particular order.
1. Gluten-free restaurant menus – in the area. That’s right, dedicated GF menus that you can ask your host or server to provide: P.F. Chang’s in Ballston (I love the Chang’s [...]

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Life’s a Quiche

February 7th, 2008 25 Comments

I made it through the holidays without weight gain – not even a pound. Yet, over the last two weeks, we’ve been busy and leisurely weeknights filled with cooking and conversation are on hold. Our “diet” has been a scavenger hunt of what’s in the pantry; we’ve had little time for our usual preparation and [...]

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