MSG-Free

Not only MSG, Additive, Preservative, and Chemical Free–Now Gluten Free

I went to see an endocrinologist in August and she asked me to go gluten free. (Ok. Dairy free, too, but one step at a time!!) We’ve been eating gluten free since September 1.   I’ve been doing (almost) daily updates on Facebook in case you want to follow along. I waited many months for my appointment with the endocrinologist … Read More

First Endocrinologist Appointment

I am so excited to report that today’s appointment was wonderful!  Dr. LaSalle is not only and endocrinologist, but  also Medical Director of Integrative Medicine, which means she treats the whole body using alternative and conventional medicine.  She studied under the direction of the man who established the field of integrative medicine. After today’s visit, I feel confident that we’ll … Read More

Pickling Spice Recipe

No additives. No preservatives. No MSG.   Nothing but real food and goodness. I’ve tweaked this recipe to my version of perfection! Pickling Spice 2 cinnamon sticks (crushed) 5 bay leaves 6 tablespoons mustard seed 2 teaspoons whole black peppercorn 1 teaspoon allspice 1 teaspoon whole cloves 1 teaspoon mace 1 teaspoon dill seed 1 teaspoon ground ginger 6 teaspoons … Read More

Menu Plan Monday–April 13

Starting March 2nd, We’re going to give this a shot. I used to be so good at planning meals and something happened–and then I found out by way of a food journal, my system doesn’t tolerate MSG–so I’m making thing from scratch to avoid the nasty stuff! And since we’re moving soon, I also would like to need to empty … Read More

Menu Plan Monday–March 9

Starting March 2nd, We’re going to give this a shot. I used to be so good at planning meals and something happened. And since we’re moving soon, I also would like to need to empty out the abundance from my freezer and pantry. I’m going to try to GOING to spend less than $15 a week for my grocery budget … Read More