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Dietician At Our Celiac Sprue Association Mtg Today

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Today we had our Celiac Sprue Association meeting in Colorado Springs and had a dietician speak. The ideas she had were endless for packing lunch ideas. I have gotten in such a rut and she opened up my mind to so many other things that I have had and loved but forgotten. Lots of new things too. I had to stop at King Soopers on the way home and get some of the stuff. For a BBQ tonight I made stuffed grape leaves that everyone fought over and a gluten-free pasta salad with kidney beans. For lunch I made a lettuce wrap with homemade hummus, turkey, onion, roasted peppers, shreded cabbage, toasted sesame seeds and tomatoes it was sooooooo good. Then for a snack tomight I had a rice cake broke in 3 and had cashew butter, fire roasted chilie jam and some laughing cow cheese. One of the things I thought was interesting was when she talked about certain foods being inflammitory foods and the non inflammitory foods. I will have to look at that some more.

One of the yummy things I learned about was Tampenade=crushed olives and very flavorful. I put in everything today.

Tomorrow I am looking forward to grilling some leeks, peppers, and squash. I can't wait to play again.

Now I will probably dream about things to make for tommorrow. Like what to do with the eggplant I bought. Baba Ganoush was what she was talking about.

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Wow that sounds awesome. I live in the Springs also and wish I knew about the meeting. I am very new to all the just since Jan./08 and would love and need support. When is and where is the next meeting, I need to plan ahead since I do not drive due illness, but would love to go.


Chrissy

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Hi Chrissy

We normally meet at the Ruth Holly Brach Library, (Platte and Murray) on the 2nd Sat of the month, at 10 am. Sept we will meet at the King Sooperrs, on Austin Bluffs, I think at 9:30 am. We will get a tour of the store and all the gluten-free items. Then I think our secretary Marie Pizzolatto will be talking about Holiday Cooking and Baking. I just joined recently also. You can get more info from Marie at celiacfamily@yahoo.com or www.geocities.com/ppccsa/

I am also with another group starting at Vista Grande Baptist Church, We are just starting but will not be meeting this month contact Julie at meandmicah@hotmail.com to be added to the email list.

I would also love to meet up with you. I live in Security. You can email me at BuildingBlessings@msn.com.

Talk to you soon.

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I am curious as what are considered inflammatory foods and what are non-inflammatory foods?

Inflamm

carbs without protien

meats

sugars

non inflamm

Plant based protiens like

legumes

split peas

lentils

some nuts and seeds

I am going to have to research to get more. I may even try to get a copy of the speakers notes. I bet once I do a searchon the internet lots more will come up.

Have a great week.

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There are alot of sites if you do a search for anti inflammatory foods

I found this list

Anti-inflammation Foods

This is a partial list from The Inflammation-Free Diet Plan (McGraw-Hill, $24.95), by Monica Reinagel and Julius Torelli.

Fruits:

Acerola (West Indian) cherries

Guavas

Kumquats

Lemons, limes

Mulberries

Raspberries

Rhubarb

Strawberries

Vegetables:

Chilies

Garlic

Kale, collards, chard, turnip greens, etc.

Onions (also green onions and leeks)

Spinach

Sweet potatoes

Fish:

Arctic char

Herring

Oysters

Rainbow trout

Salmon (not farmed)

Sardines

Striped bass

Tuna, bluefin and white (canned)

Whitefish

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