Tag: special diet

Tis but a Trifling Matter

Trifles It `tis but a trifling matter, though trifles are not to be trifled with! Working in the kitchen fills the soul and the stomach, so its a pretty good skill set to work on. So thats what I like to do- bake, cook, and eat something that looks truly glamorous.  Actually, I just hate

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Loveland Cafe

Historic Loveland Colorado has many little Mom and Pop stores and restaurants that you can visit. The aptly named Loveland Coffee shop is like a locally owned Starbucks, boasting eight varieties of gluten free baked goodies (when I visited), an extensive gallery of professionally framed photographs, and a little dummy holding a tray of drinks.

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Make-a-Mix Brownies

I say box brownies because I did a terrible thing. I used a brownie mix, and I did not actually make the brownies for myself. Well, sure, I had mixed up the mix itself a month or so before, so it was all actually homemade, but it is still not the done thing. Then, when

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Rev Your Metabolism: Eat a Little, Often

I know I`ve mentioned before that I eat food pretty often. Every three hours, in fact. That means that, at the end of the day, I will have had about six meals. I don`t know about you, but when I first started this, it seemed pretty overwhelming. Do you know how long it takes to

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Dietary Styles: A Primer

I know it can be hard to keep track of every little thing. Almost everyone that goes through your door has some kind of dietary restriction, and you would probably explode if you tried to keep track of every detail in your memory banks. They may be bigger than computers, but I mean, it`s not

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Fantastic Fritter

Whoopsie Daisy I know this was back in the day, before most of you even knew my blog existed, but I`m remembering some yummy pancakes I made earlier in the year. What brought on this bit of nostalgia? When I went on my Spring Break to Colorado, all kinds of experimental gluten free goodies came

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Sweetly Bitter Super Heroes

These Flavors Do The Flamenco on Your Tongue When you think of food, theres a few basic names for the different flavors you taste. Your food might taste bitter, sour, sweet, savory, salty, or spicy. If youve read into Japanese cuisine much, youll know that one of their scientists discovered another flavor in the 80s

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Incapable

Bullies have become a rather hot button topic lately. I feel like everyone has been bullied or hurt by others, and there is a big movement to try and stop the problem. Along with such insults as “Fattie!” and “Dummie!”, there has been an arrow I have a personal connection to. It`s that word incapable.

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Super Bowl Party Snack-imals

Snack Time Means Mini Meals Snack time is hard. You are a little hungry, but dont have the time to whip up a full meal. Or maybe you have the time, but this really isnt the time or place. I know it is complicated, so just bear with me. The point is, sometimes you need

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Mother Knows Best: Leftover Roast Beef Hash

About Frugal Frau This is the Frugal Frau, finally! I am not mythical as you may have thought.  Let me introduce myself. I have a full time job, 3 children and a wonderful husband.  I am firmly attached to my rose colored spectacles and try never to see or live in reality since it is

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Petit Fours: Gluten Free and Fabulous

Bad Day Blues… This is a perfect day. It is raining and my umbrella is broken, last night I hung out and have piles of back work today, and my favorite tea pot is broken. If only everyone followed my lead, theyd see the truth in todays wonderfulness. Because today is magical and special. Because

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So Hoity Toity with your Special Diet. Allergies? Pshaw.

Dear Misunderstanding friend/family/etc trying to convince me ‘one bite won`t hurt’, Sure, I like being special. I like ‘special‘ when it`s used as a codeword to mean brilliant, or above average, or just really cool and amazing. Who dislikes that kind of special? But then there`s the kind of special that is said in a

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