Recipe Corner: Cream of Chicken-Potato Soup

Recipe Corner: Cream of Chicken-Potato Soup

I love soups, especially cream soups, but I’ve had to adjust a lot of things over the past few years, especially with the histamine intolerance. Which has meant a dearth of options. I also have food allergies, which makes it

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But First, Coffee

Got your coffee? I have my latte and BOY do I need it! So yeah, last night was a Benadryl night again. Itching started around 8:00 and quickly escalated and so yeah, it is what it is. Histamine Intolerance makes

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But First, Coffee: Overcoming Victim-Hood

But First, Coffee: Overcoming Victim-Hood

Good morning. I’ll wait here for you to get you coffee, or your tea, and then we’ll start. So, today we’re going to chat about focusing on what your body needs instead of what you’d rather do. And I’m going

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Recipe Corner: Baked Apples

Recipe Corner: Baked Apples

Desserts can be problematic for many reasons–my histamine intolerance, my food allergies, my blood sugar, all of the above…so, one dessert that I can indulge in now and then is Baked Apples. They’re easy to make, tasty, and not terribly

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Just Breathe: Ways to Ease Stress

Just Breathe: Ways to Ease Stress

So this is one of those days that I’m calling my “Just Breathe” days. You know—one of those days when you realize that you probably won’t get as much done as you hoped to, and when you have to set

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But First, Coffee: Teamwork, HIT, and Law of Attraction

Get your morning drinks, and let’s talk. Actually, for me, it’s not time for coffee yet. It’s not quite three in the morning and here I am. I had to shut down quickly last night when it started thundering and

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But First, Coffee: Five Steps to Adapt to Your New Normal

But First, Coffee: Five Steps to Adapt to Your New Normal

So today my latte has espresso and rice milk, and a couple flavorings I know are safe. The reason I’m using rice milk today instead of coconut milk totally relates to this blog. I’ve had a rough morning, a lot

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Recipe Corner: Raspberry Protein Shake

Recipe Corner: Raspberry Protein Shake

I use protein shakes to supplement my diet, given the limitations I have on what I can eat. And I also find it a good way to actually get some of the supplements that I have to take down my

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Surviving Thanksgiving With Food Allergies (And How to Help Your Guests Survive)

I’ve updated this post a little from a couple years ago. Without a doubt, for those of us who have food allergies, dietary disorders, and food intolerances, the holidays are a difficult time. Holidays are usually celebrated with food —

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Have a Safe and Happy Halloween and Samhain

Halloween, for us, is Samhain—the festival from which Halloween evolved. But I also give out treats. A couple years ago, it occurred to me that my own allergies prevented me from eating the candy we were handing out, so what

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