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10 Ways to Celebrate "Dad" this Father's Day!

10 Ways to Celebrate
For me, Father's Day has always been a day of many models. As some of you have read on freedible before, I was blessed to grow...
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Tips for a Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Thanksgiving

Tips for a Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Thanksgiving
Image courtesy of stockimages at FreeDigitalPhotos.net  It's that time of year. It's the end of November, the snow is starting to fly here in Michigan, and...
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Dreaming big, and losing the mentor who helped me do it.

Dreaming big, and losing the mentor who helped me do it.
My step-father "Ken" passed away in January after a two year fight with pulmonary fibrosis - a terminal and painful lung condition. This is my first Father's...
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Weekly Meal Planning & Motivation

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Each and every Monday, I share easy, customizable meal plans for anyone. These meal plans are ones we actually use at our house to keep everyone...
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From Bean Counter to Blogger

From Bean Counter to Blogger
I was always a "goal keeper". I had goals, aspirations, plans, etc. I'm a self-starter, dedicated, driven individual. From my early days in high school, I...
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8 Ideas to Prevent Kitchen Burnout

In most households, the cooking duties generally defaults to one person. In our household, that task falls squarely on my shoulders. It has been this way...
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Rum Balls and Deck the Halls

Rum Balls and Deck the Halls
I can't seem to find the holiday cheer this year.  Perhaps it's this crazy weather - spring-like last week (I passed the farm down the road to...
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Don't Just Survive Thanksgiving, Thrive On It

Don't Just Survive Thanksgiving, Thrive On It
Don't just survive Thanksgiving -- Thrive On It…So first, find the thanksgiving bit. It struck me this morning that I used to go into social eating...
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The “Something More” Behind Declaring My Independence from Food Restrictions

The “Something More” Behind Declaring My Independence from Food Restrictions
This morning, we're celebrating the 4th of July by kicking off our second annual Declare Your Independence from Food Restrictions Month on freedible!  It's a celebration...
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Top 20 Reasons We're Grateful for Food Allergies

FamDown Grateful? For this annoying, often terrifying condition that disrupts our family and threatens our kid's life every day? Well, yeah. Food allergies are decidedly not all...
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WW: Living With Food Allergies - Relationships

Caaaaaakes. Photo by J. AndrewsCaaaaaakes. Photo by J. Andrews Welcome back to our Whatever Wednesday: Living with Food Allergies series. I bet you thought we forgot about it, but the...
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Tapestry Threads

b2ap3_thumbnail_family-pic12.jpgI am no stranger to the connection between diet and its effect on health. When I was growing up a popular slogan was “You are what...
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WW: Living with Food Allergies -- Identity

Photo from the DC Comics websiteYes, this is how I see myself sometimes. Photo from dccomics.com "You are what you eat." Right. So what are you when you can't eat half...
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WW: Living with Food Allergies -- Socializing

Food allergies shouldn't make you feel like you're as strange as this plant looks. Food allergies shouldn't make you feel like you're as strange as this plant looks. We've touched on this topic in a peripheral way in our posts...
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Have yourself a non-awkward little gluten-free Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas! Here's how.

Pretty cool! Till you learn what's in it. Photo © Steve Johnson | FlickrHolidays are beautiful. They're a chance for people to come together, set aside their everyday concerns, celebrate the passage of time, stuff themselves silly, and play a...
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