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Tonight I am finishing off last night's pizza. My husband won't touch my pizza. He doesn't like chunky sauce, at all, or vegetables on pizza. So the homemade, thick, chunky tomato sauce with roasted tomatoes and peppers, and the roasted mushrooms and onions made sure that he was keeping his grubby mitts off my pizza. He can eat his poison pizza. I'll finish off my night tonight with yogurt and honeydew.

 

I'm doing more or less okay with solid foods now as long as I am taking pain meds. At least I'm not needing them all the time any more, and not for soft foods either. Still feel like I got sucker punched. I'm going to try to stick to soft foods mostly as much as I can, but I was just SO HUNGRY!

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Forgot to defrost meat before I left the house today -- sooooo -- breakfast for dinner -- waffles, bacon, eggs, etc for the men and I'll punt.

 

Oh I did make lemon "brownies" -- now I know these as lemon bars -- but saw a new recipe in the funny pages that called them lemon brownies -- so it caught my eye...they look and smell yummy -- just made lemon glaze to throw on top...happy happy men tonight :)

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Hey all,

I was just diagnosed with celiac disease and I am on a fairly tight budget but I need ideas for lunches.  Also if you all can give me lunch ideas for school and work too, I don't really know what will work for reheating.  I also am getting tired of sandwiches but if you all can give me more ideas that would be great.

Thanks

Ryann

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Hey all,

I was just diagnosed with celiac disease and I am on a fairly tight budget but I need ideas for lunches.  Also if you all can give me lunch ideas for school and work too, I don't really know what will work for reheating.  I also am getting tired of sandwiches but if you all can give me more ideas that would be great.

Thanks

Ryann

 

Welcome Ryan!!!  Take a read through this thread -- and the "what's for Breakfast" and "what's for Lunch" threads -- oodles of great ideas within these pages.

 

Also, make sure you read the "Newbie 101" thread -- it gives a huge "fast-forward" on making the transition to gluten-free!

 

Hang in there and come on back and let us know what you had for dinner :)

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Hey all,

I was just diagnosed with celiac disease and I am on a fairly tight budget but I need ideas for lunches. Also if you all can give me lunch ideas for school and work too, I don't really know what will work for reheating. I also am getting tired of sandwiches but if you all can give me more ideas that would be great.

Thanks

Ryann

Paul has the links here:

http://www.celiac.com/gluten-free/blog/867/entry-1645-meal-ideas-what-to-eat/

http://www.celiac.com/gluten-free/topic/91878-newbie-info-101/

Do you have a fridge or microwave where you eat lunch?

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My husband whined about it a little, but meatloaf tonight. I'm making two small ones, one for tonight and one for next week so I can get a night off the hook. I think we'll just have baked potatoes with green onions and I may make myself some fried green beans.

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Hmmm 8.30pm and still not sure what is for dinner. Fed kids earlier, but lost my enthusiasm for cooking this week.

Happy otherwise though :)

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My husband whined about it a little, but meatloaf tonight. I'm making two small ones, one for tonight and one for next week so I can get a night off the hook. I think we'll just have baked potatoes with green onions and I may make myself some fried green beans.

 

 

Sounds de-lish to me!  ;) I'm so beat after 3 days of hauling stuff out of the house and cleaning a very full basement and garage and I can barely work up the enthusiasm for dinner....I'm pooped!....... but very happy at what we have accomplished. 

 

Just try and envision me carrying a set of 20 lbs. weights up a flight of stairs and hurling them into a dumpster.

yeah,baby,I  did it! 

 

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Hmmm 8.30pm and still not sure what is for dinner. Fed kids earlier, but lost my enthusiasm for cooking this week.

Happy otherwise though :)

 

...and here's my buddy, equally unenthusiastic about cooking tonight.... but still happy!  :)

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I pictured you a little more like this after that trip up the stairs. healer.gifI'm surprised you found energy for all that running around.

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I pictured you a little more like this after that trip up the stairs. healer.gifI'm surprised you found energy for all that running around.

 

 

LOL oh, that's me hypothetically dancing around, in my excitement to have it DONE...lol

the ice packs I am applying to everything on me--big clue I am not the spring chickie I used to be. 

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I'm planning on making mac and cheese again. A small batch enough for dinner and maybe lunch tommorow.

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Dinner Peeps Dance Party!!!!

 

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Sorry had to.... that dude is too stinkin' cute :wub:

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hahahahaha! adorable, isn't  he??  he is called the "bliss" emoticon...

 

dance party!!!!!!!!

 

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It's Friday, so you all know what this means:

 

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PIZZA!!!!

 

Think it will be a white za--garlic, broccoli, arugula, red onion, ricotta and mozzarella. 

 

No heavy lifting today. We're done for now. The dumpster is full.

Golf day for hubs. Laundry, a movie and a walk   limp around the property day for me. ouch ouch ouch  :lol:

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Piazza sounds great - men off to a very special Padre game with a dear friend of ours and 30 others to surprise this friend with pancreatic cancer - its pancrratic cancer night at the park - the whole group gets to meet and great after the game - a very special night for all the dads and their sons.

For me a girlie night ahead - cousin and her daughter are here so we will watch chick flicks and finish all the cakes I am baking for my baby's 18th birthday party manana -- I think I'll make them a piazza too - maybe that will bring my Sissy over to join in the girlie night :)

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It's Friday, so you all know what this means:

 

italian-chef.gif

 

 

PIZZA!!!!

 

Think it will be a white za--garlic, broccoli, arugula, red onion, ricotta and mozzarella. 

 

No heavy lifting today. We're done for now. The dumpster is full.

Golf day for hubs. Laundry, a movie and a walk   limp around the property day for me. ouch ouch ouch  :lol:

Oh that sounds so good. I've yet to be able to make a good pizza, recommendations?

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Oh that sounds so good. I've yet to be able to make a good pizza, recommendations?

 do you want to use chebe dough in a pinch or make one from scratch?

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Piazza sounds great - men off to a very special Padre game with a dear friend of ours and 30 others to surprise this friend with pancreatic cancer - its pancrratic cancer night at the park - the whole group gets to meet and great after the game - a very special night for all the dads and their sons.

For me a girlie night ahead - cousin and her daughter are here so we will watch chick flicks and finish all the cakes I am baking for my baby's 18th birthday party manana -- I think I'll make them a piazza too - maybe that will bring my Sissy over to join in the girlie night :)

 

 

sniffle, wish I lived closer...I'd come for girlie night. ;) I could bring cake..

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My husband is working an evening tonight, which is rare for him, so we are having an early dinner. I threw a couple potatoes in the oven a while ago and we'll grill some chicken breasts when he gets up from his nap soon. I'm sure I can find some other vegetable for me to eat too. I may just wait until later and have an evening snack of roasted brocciflower. I'm the kind of weirdo who could eat an entire head of the stuff. I'd eat it raw if I could, but I'm still far too sensitive for crunchy foods. Maybe if I feel ambitious later I'll make some apple muffins.

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Dry rubbed pork side ribs with unctuous homemade bourbon barbecue sauce

Potato salad

Steamed broccoli

Wanted to force Spring into our home.

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Man my house smelled great tonight...First a triple chocolate cake, then a rich vanilla cake and just pulled a sinful strawberry out -- no ice cream tomorrow as we will be partying at the bay/beach bon fire -me thinks no one will miss it with three cake choices -- sure wish you all could cruise by :)

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Dry rubbed pork side ribs with unctuous homemade bourbon barbecue sauce

Potato salad

Steamed broccoli

Wanted to force Spring into our home.

 

 

That should do it! :D

 

 

 

You are the only one among us who could use "unctuous" in a sentence and not sound like a pompous asshat (and get heckled by the troops).

It's just "you"--whom we love and dearly hope gets out of that snow-filled hell as soon as possible. Get thee to the sun, woman! B)  :)

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Some things we have had for dinner this past week:

- Pasta (Newmans marinara) with turkey Italian sausage and moz & parm melted on top

- chicken "pot pie" with Bisquick biscuits on top

- beef stew made in the crockpot

- burgers, Ore Ida oven fries and salad

- chicken strips - grilled with Franks Wing sauce, a " coleslaw" with an orangey dressing I made, Schaar baguette - sliced, dipped in basil olive oil, sprinkled with garlic powder, salt and some asiago/ parm mix the broiled for a couple of minutes.

Coleslaw dressing : 2 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt, 1 orange - zest and juice, 4-5 tablespoons olive oil, a little balsamic vinegar to taste ( I used a jalapeño BV but it didn't seem spicy). If you want it spicy, you could add a little Chipotle, cayenne or chili powder.

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Some things we have had for dinner this past week:

- Pasta (Newmans marinara) with turkey Italian sausage and moz & parm melted on top

- chicken "pot pie" with Bisquick biscuits on top

- beef stew made in the crockpot

- burgers, Ore Ida oven fries and salad

- chicken strips - grilled with Franks Wing sauce, a " coleslaw" with an orangey dressing I made, Schaar baguette - sliced, dipped in basil olive oil, sprinkled with garlic powder, salt and some asiago/ parm mix the broiled for a couple of minutes.

Coleslaw dressing : 2 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt, 1 orange - zest and juice, 4-5 tablespoons olive oil, a little balsamic vinegar to taste ( I used a jalapeño BV but it didn't seem spicy). If you want it spicy, you could add a little Chipotle, cayenne or chili powder.

 

 

YUM--all good stuff, K- (drooling)

 

Going with a  beef filet tonight on the grill, some baby potatoes and asparagus.

 

Like Love2Travel, we're forcing Spring. (although we have been known to grill out in the snow)

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YUM--all good stuff, K- (drooling)

 

Going with a  beef filet tonight on the grill, some baby potatoes and asparagus.

 

Like Love2Travel, we're forcing Spring. (although we have been known to grill out in the snow)

I'm just trying to represent the common folks!

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