I have something to admit. Lately I’ve been impulsively baking and decorating gluten free cakes.
Italian flavor is a big crowd-pleaser from kids to grown ups. It’s also pleasing to make, because the home cook can get creative and have a lot of fun designing the perfect sauce. It’s all based on personal taste, so it seems like no two recipes are the same! And that’s alright, because there is no right or wrong flavor, just what makes your family happy.
We do a lot of traveling for the holidays. This year we have the potential to go to four thanksgiving dinners. I’m looking forward to visiting with family and eating their grub, but my son’s restrictive diet won’t allow him to join us in eating many traditional Thanksgiving foods. While extended family has been supportive of our son’s diet changes, I’m not expecting our dinner hosts to spontaneously swap out traditional ingredients for my son’s extensive list of sensitivities. In my opinion it’s rude to assume that a host should take up that burden. That’s why I’m coming prepared with pre-made, diet-friendly microwave meals so my son can still enjoy Thanksgiving with the rest of us.
Ah, the holidays. Time to pig out on each celebration’s artificial color and flavor-pumped snacks. You might have thought junk food was mostly for Halloween, but other holidays are just as competitive for your kiddo.
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Have you ever observed a Jimmy John’s Unwich? It’s essentially sandwich ingredients wrapped in a large piece of lettuce like a soft shell tortilla. Continue reading “Who Needs Buns?”
It’s happened more than once. My son goes somewhere public and is offered food. “I can’t have that, I have a special diet.” The typical response is an incredulous look followed by, “You’re to young to be on a diet!!”