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Last night I made a meal direct from my childhood. I made salmon patties: 2 large cans pink salmon mashed with 3 eggs, 1/4 cup corn meal, salt, pepper and a sprinkle of onion powder. Used butter flavored spray and a bit of my dairy free margarine - Smart Balance and fried until brown and crispy on both sides. Served with some canned creamed corn. Yummo!

OMG, this sounds good. I can so relate to this meal from my childhood, too. I've been eyeing the can of salmon I have and wondered what to use for the "filler" part. I used to use saltines :ph34r: and figured I'd probably have to get some bread out of my freezer to use for crumbs or possibly use Rice Chex. Never would have thought of using corn meal.


Sylvia

Positive Celiac Blood Panel - Dec., 2009

Endoscopy with Positive Biopsy - April 9, 2010

Gluten Free - April 9, 2010

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Rosemary and Garlic Roasted Leg of Lamb with Homemade Mint Sauce

Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Fresh Herbs

Minted Mushy Peas


<p>Confirmed celiac disease February 2011 from biopsies. Strictly gluten free March 18 2011.Diagnosed with fibromyalgia April 13 2011.3 herniated discs, myofascial pain syndrome, IT band syndrome, 2 rotator cuff injuries - from an accident Dec. 07 - resulting in chronic pain ever since. Degenerative disc disease.Osteoarthritis in back and hips.Chronic insomnia mostly due to chronic pain.Aspartame free May 2011.

When our lives are squeezed by pressure and pain, what comes out is what is inside.

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Lasagna! What more can I say... it had spinach, carrot, broccoli, peppers, cottage cheese, ..and then the other usual stuff. mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm :)


Anemia and IBS through my life

2005 Joint pain, exhaustion, general feeling of not being well 2006 Beginning of testing for everything but Celiac 2008 Bloating, more muscle stiffness, feeling sicker, more exhausted-testing 'normal' 2010 March insides begin to shut down, cough that won't go away 2010 June Colonoscopy, Endoscopy, biopsy - all show no problems

Self diagnosed gluten intolerant - went gluten free. Within 3 days feeling better.

After 5 days - insides began to move

Now - feel better than I have felt for 15 years (except when I gluten myself.. which I'm good at)

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Last night I had salmon patties, baby red potatoes and fresh asparagus. Yum!


Sylvia

Positive Celiac Blood Panel - Dec., 2009

Endoscopy with Positive Biopsy - April 9, 2010

Gluten Free - April 9, 2010

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All this talk of salmon patties... yummmm Gotta make that real soon.


Anemia and IBS through my life

2005 Joint pain, exhaustion, general feeling of not being well 2006 Beginning of testing for everything but Celiac 2008 Bloating, more muscle stiffness, feeling sicker, more exhausted-testing 'normal' 2010 March insides begin to shut down, cough that won't go away 2010 June Colonoscopy, Endoscopy, biopsy - all show no problems

Self diagnosed gluten intolerant - went gluten free. Within 3 days feeling better.

After 5 days - insides began to move

Now - feel better than I have felt for 15 years (except when I gluten myself.. which I'm good at)

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I just made another huge batch of salmon patties using my recipe above. I am going in for surgery on Wednesday (total knee replacement) and I have been making food for DH to bring to the hospital. They will not provide gluten or dairy free items. My patties are individually wrapped right next to my frozen Katz and Udi bread. All he has to do is grab a couple and some bread and I can eat. Today I also cooked some haddock fillets that were in the freezer and cut them up and froze them.

This time I cooked the patties on an electric grill rather than a large frying pan. They came out smoother and more even and I used less dairy free margarine. Did you know that the little crispy bits around each patty are just delicious enough to munch on during the cooking time?

My friend told me she makes her salmon patties with mashed potato... That might be good too although I do love the corn meal in this recipe and it is so safe for me.


Gluten Intolerance, Colitis, IBS, Lactose and Casein Intolerance, Gastro-Paresis, GERD, Arthritis. Taking Remicade and Asacol, 2 Prilosec/day among other meds. Officially a senior citizen! New knee is doing well.. now about that other knee...

Food is in my dreams and in my nightmares!

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Last night I had salmon patties, baby red potatoes and fresh asparagus. Yum!

What did you use as a binder? My friend told me she uses leftover mashed potato....


Gluten Intolerance, Colitis, IBS, Lactose and Casein Intolerance, Gastro-Paresis, GERD, Arthritis. Taking Remicade and Asacol, 2 Prilosec/day among other meds. Officially a senior citizen! New knee is doing well.. now about that other knee...

Food is in my dreams and in my nightmares!

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What did you use as a binder? My friend told me she uses leftover mashed potato....

Actually I used bread crumbs (from a loaf that bombed...lol). I was going to try your corn meal and will do so in the future. Leftover mashed potato sounds good, too (wonder if you could just use instant)?


Sylvia

Positive Celiac Blood Panel - Dec., 2009

Endoscopy with Positive Biopsy - April 9, 2010

Gluten Free - April 9, 2010

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Be careful with the Lipton's onion soup. They have changed the recipe and the last box I looked at had barley.

...yes, the barley will get you if the msg doesn't :)


Proofreader, copy editor, herb gardener and an evolving gluten-free cook.

Had a reaction to wheat, oats, rye, and barley in a lab test done by a homeopathic doctor in 1997. Have been mostly gluten-free since then. Also highly allergic to MSG.

Here's a quote I ran across when researching self-advocacy for children with special needs that I like: "Our subconscious picks up on each positive action we take on our own behalf, lifting the spirit and deepening our self-respect." Kat James

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it's been a while sinc ei posted my meals here...Let's see...Recently we have had:

Lettuce wraps http://crockpot365.blogspot.com/2008/02/chicken-lettuce-wraps-crockpot-recipe.html

Orange chicken http://crockpot365.blogspot.com/2009/09/slow-cooker-orange-chicken-recipe.html

Beef and bok choy soup (I made it with ground bison and in the slow cooker): http://allrecipes.com//Recipe/bok-choy-beef-soup/Detail.aspx

Tonight I'm making chicken noodle soup (with rice noodles) because even though it's 80 degrees outside I have the flu :(


A simple meal with love is better than a feast where there is hatred. Proverbs 15:17 (CEV)

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it's Tonight I'm making chicken noodle soup (with rice noodles) because even though it's 80 degrees outside I have the flu :(

Sorry to hear you're sick. Hope you feel better soon!

I'm having a bunless hamburger and sweet potato fries. Been in the kitchen too long today.


Sylvia

Positive Celiac Blood Panel - Dec., 2009

Endoscopy with Positive Biopsy - April 9, 2010

Gluten Free - April 9, 2010

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Sorry to hear you're sick. Hope you feel better soon!

I'm having a bunless hamburger and sweet potato fries. Been in the kitchen too long today.

Thanks Sylvia! You're dinner sounds great! I make that all the time too.


A simple meal with love is better than a feast where there is hatred. Proverbs 15:17 (CEV)

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Chicken Marsala for us tonight (dusted in Bob's Red Mill Flour Mix). Server over rice and spring asparagus.

Going to the beach to the In-Laws for Easter Dinner/Lunch. Bringing Blazing Saddle Stew. It's a classic and remind me to post the recipe.

Happy Holiday to Everyone!!!! :D


Lisa

Gluten Free - August 15, 2004

"Not all who wander are lost" - JRR Tolkien

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We had some lovely local plump gluten-free pork Cumberland sausages with garlic and buttermilk mashed potatoes and brown butter herb roasted carrots. Bangers and Mash it is called. Oh, and caramelized onion red wine sauce as is traditionally served with it. gluten-free brownies for dessert.


<p>Confirmed celiac disease February 2011 from biopsies. Strictly gluten free March 18 2011.Diagnosed with fibromyalgia April 13 2011.3 herniated discs, myofascial pain syndrome, IT band syndrome, 2 rotator cuff injuries - from an accident Dec. 07 - resulting in chronic pain ever since. Degenerative disc disease.Osteoarthritis in back and hips.Chronic insomnia mostly due to chronic pain.Aspartame free May 2011.

When our lives are squeezed by pressure and pain, what comes out is what is inside.

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We had penne carbonara (pasta, sauce made of white wine, parmesean, garlic, red pepper flakes, crispy bits of BACON!), banana bread, and ice cream. Easter brunch will be cheddar frittata, ham, rosemary potatoes, and oj carrots. (My son is trying to gain some weight....)


Mom/wife to celiacs dx 12/03 and 12/04

Success is never final and failure never fatal. It's courage that counts -George Tilton

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Carrot sticks

Arepa "pizza" with perocino romano, herb-garlic tomato sauce, and cauliflower

Gin and tonic (hello, warm weather)

Dried apricots and chocolate, maybe, for dessert. or maybe not.


2/2010 Malabsorption becomes dramatically noticable

3/2010 Negative IgA EMA; negative IgA TTG

4/2010 Negative biopsy

5/2010 Elimination diet; symptoms begin to resolve on gluten-free diet round two (10 days)

5/2010 Diagnosed gluten sensitive based on weakly positive repeat IgA & IgG TTGs and dietary response; decline capsule endoscopy.

Now, what to do about my cookbook in progress? Make it gluten-free?

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We had cheeseless gluten-free pizza with Muir Glen pizza sauce and heavy turkey pepperoni. Turned out great! I recently tried the vegan cheese at Zpizza to see if I liked it and the taste made me ill--No offense to anyone that loves it but I had to scape all the fake cheese off and eat the gluten-free crust. Even then I was burping up the taste of the vegan cheese all night long. So that's when I decided to just do cheeseless pizza at home (my homemade gluten-free crust is better than Zpizza's anyway) and just make a good crust and go heavy on the toppings. The turkey pepperoni crisps up nicely just like cheese would and I harldy missed the cheese at all.


A simple meal with love is better than a feast where there is hatred. Proverbs 15:17 (CEV)

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Grilled chicken breasts with a rub of brown sugar and paprika, cooked rice and steamed carrots. Great dipping sauce made with Chun's sweet chili asian marinade mixed with soy sauce and a dash of sesame oil.


Gluten Intolerance, Colitis, IBS, Lactose and Casein Intolerance, Gastro-Paresis, GERD, Arthritis. Taking Remicade and Asacol, 2 Prilosec/day among other meds. Officially a senior citizen! New knee is doing well.. now about that other knee...

Food is in my dreams and in my nightmares!

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White fish and nettles steamed/sauteed in some white wine and bacon grease and sprinkled with lemon. :)


"But then, in all honesty, if scientists don't play god, who will?"

- James Watson

My sources are unreliable, but their information is fascinating.

- Ashleigh Brilliant

Leap, and the net will appear.

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Lentil soup; roasted chicken quarters seasoned with granulated garlic, s&p, & paprika; roasted asparagus; kale sauteed with garlic & onion.


Enlarged thyroid with nodules and Hashimoto's diagnosed 2007. Self-diagnosed as gluten-intolerant.

Husband is gluten-intolerant, also self-diagnosed, suffered from severe eczema which has largely disappeared since avoiding wheat, corn, tomatoes, tree nuts.

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Tonight was turkey burgers with caramelized onions and a tomato salsa (diced tomatoes, cilantro, lime juice, sugar, salt) & rice.

Tomorrow night will be a big salad (lettuce, tomatoes, green beans, orange slices, citrus vinaigrette) with green-tea poached chicken breast on top.

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Had my favorite "go to" fish meal when I am hurting. Easy MW Lemon Fish. 1 1/2 lb. fish fillets (I defrosted 2 large pieces haddock, 1/2 cup dairy free margarine, 1 TBSP. cornstarch, 1 1/2 TBSP lemon juice. Melt the marg in a MW safe dish and mix in the cornstarch and lemon juice. Add the serving size fish pieces and flip flop them in the sauce and arrange them with the thickest portion towards the edge of the dish. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and cook 6 -8 minutes until fish is done and flakes. You can add some parsley and toasted almonds before cooking if you can eat them. This fish is soft and tender and very moist and the sauce is delicious spooned over cooked rice.


Gluten Intolerance, Colitis, IBS, Lactose and Casein Intolerance, Gastro-Paresis, GERD, Arthritis. Taking Remicade and Asacol, 2 Prilosec/day among other meds. Officially a senior citizen! New knee is doing well.. now about that other knee...

Food is in my dreams and in my nightmares!

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I was just going to say "Bread" - specifically freshly-baked Multigrain Sandwich Bread (Annalise Roberts' recipe) . But then I decided I had better turn it into a ham sandwich and chips since it's getting late to eat here.


Sylvia

Positive Celiac Blood Panel - Dec., 2009

Endoscopy with Positive Biopsy - April 9, 2010

Gluten Free - April 9, 2010

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Tonight we made baked cod with coconut milk sauce over a bed of swiss chard. It was super yum!

http://www.eatwashington.com/article/fish_cod_with_coconut_milk/


Blood Tests: TTG IgA Negative / Total IGA Normal

Skin: Confirmed DH
Genetic: DQ8 & DQ6 Positive (DQA1*0301, DQB1*0302, DQA1*0103, DQB1*0603)
Free Of: Gluten 1/1/11, Dairy 2010, Soy 2011

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