Archive for January, 2013

January 21, 2013

It’s Treat Time! GFCFSF Energy Bites

by Misty

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I have no idea where this recipe originated, but it has¬†become one of our go-to favorites. Quick, healthy and oh-so-kid friendly, these energy bites serve many purposes: high-protein breakfast, lunchbox treat, after school snack, or even an entire meal if you are on a long road trip. My kids love them because they are fun to eat and I love them because they are high in protein and rich in fiber, omega 3s, iron and healthy fats. Make a double batch and they’ll keep for days in a sealed container in the fridge. And then go sit down with a good magazine because you’ve got snack time covered. Enjoy! ¬†

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January 2, 2013

GFCF Foods We Loved in 2012

by Misty

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Happy 2013, everyone! Since 2012 saw GFCF Lunchbox go soy free in addition to gluten free and casein free, I thought I’d update last year’s list of our favorite GFCF packaged foods. Removing soy from our diets all but eliminated the middle section of the grocery store, but we found a few tried and true items at Whole Foods, Sprouts and (thankfully) Costco. I’ve been able to buy most of our favorite pastas, cereals, flours and candy in bulk online for much cheaper than retail. This is my go-to list for all things GFCFSF that come in a package.  

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