What\'s For Dinner?

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I thought it would be neat to post daily what we're having for dinner. It's one of those reallllly long threads, ya know? lol

Just state what you're having & what allergies your preparing for. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

PA/TNA - Omlettes tonight! & toast.

On Jul 30, 2007

Great idea!

We are having roast beef - with just salt and pepper on it

steamed brocolli french fries from frozen and I don't know what else yet....

but ds just ate two pieces of ham slices (Kirkland) and some prunes.. so I doubt he'll eat much at dinnertime....I'm a bad mommy

He is PA adn we are avoiding gluten, dairy, soy, garlic, blah, blah and some other stuff.

On Jul 30, 2007

maybe we should do this on Off Topic(since some are complaing lately??!!)

All our allergies are listed below....tonight we had sloppy joes(using ground turkey), and shells and cheese(the milk allergic get shells and milk-free margarine), sliced pears, and a milk&egg free blueberry muffin....(then of course a glass of cows milk or rice milk...depending!)

did I mention I hate to cook...thus the "kid-food" [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

------------------ Chanda(mother of 4) Sidney-8 1/2(beef and chocolate, grasses, molds, weeds, guinea pig & asthma) Jake-6 1/2(peanut, all tree nuts, eggs, trees, grasses, weeds, molds, cats, dogs, guinea pig & eczema & asthma) Carson-4 (milk, soy, egg, beef and pork, cats, dog, guinea pig, grass, mold, dust mite and EE) Savannah-1 1/2 (milk and egg)

On Jul 30, 2007

Hopefully someone will see this thread and move it if they want it in Off Topic. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/wink.gif[/img]

What brand of meet are you guys using? The ground turkey and the roast beef?

I need to eat more meat but don't know what brand to buy!

On Jul 30, 2007

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Originally posted by MommyMegan: [b]Hopefully someone will see this thread and move it if they want it in Off Topic. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/wink.gif[/img]

What brand of meet are you guys using? The ground turkey and the roast beef?

I need to eat more meat but don't know what brand to buy![/b]

we buy Jennie-O Turkey Store....they have ground turkey, turkey burger patties(we grill), Turkey hot dogs, breakfast-sausage links(we eat with egg-free pancakes), italian sausage(for spaghetti) and Brats! Then I also found italian turkey meat-balls by Foster Farms(good in spaghetti as well!!). That's the only meat our family really gets, occasionally hamburger(if we also grill turkey burgers) or chicken(but I HATE to cook chicken(I freak about Ecoli/salmanella...so I over cook it until it's too dry to even swallow!!!) [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

------------------ Chanda(mother of 4) Sidney-8 1/2(beef and chocolate, grasses, molds, weeds, guinea pig & asthma) Jake-6 1/2(peanut, all tree nuts, eggs, trees, grasses, weeds, molds, cats, dogs, guinea pig & eczema & asthma) Carson-4 (milk, soy, egg, beef and pork, cats, dog, guinea pig, grass, mold, dust mite and EE) Savannah-1 1/2 (milk and egg)

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On Jul 30, 2007

I have used Jennio (sp?) turkey (all cuts) and have called to make sure that they are peanut free.

I bought the beef at Costco - I just rinse any cut of meat.

On Jul 30, 2007

hate typing menus or recipes. so I'll just link.

[url="http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/Forum3/HTML/001824.html"]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/Forum3/HTML/001824.html[/url]

[url="http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/Forum22/HTML/000705.html"]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/Forum22/HTML/000705.html[/url]

[url="http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/Forum22/HTML/000871.html"]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/Forum22/HTML/000871.html[/url]

edit to add some more links. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/wink.gif[/img]

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On Jul 30, 2007

baked eggplant slices (brushed w/ garlic and olive oil)

baked tomato slices (brushed w/ olive oil and aged balsamic vinegar)

cut up fresh basil

All chunked up and tossed with whole wheat pasta and smidge more olive oil.

Adrienne

On Jul 30, 2007

Both my kids are sick - so it was poscicles for everyone!

DH had leftover sloppy joes - I have a great recipe if anyone is interested!

Chanda - would you (or have you?) posted a recipe for milk free blueberry muffins? Yum!

On Jul 30, 2007

I WANT THE RECIPE!! (and brands you use!)

I was just at the store (picking up my 3rd cake mix, I'm so addicted - oh well, come next week it will be something else LOL) and looked at the Jenni-O products, they had a few things, but almost everything is $7! WOW.

On Jul 30, 2007

Sloppy Joes:

1.5lbs ground beef 1 tblsp. margarine (Fleischmann's Unsalted) 1 large onion chopped 1 green pepper chopped 2 tblsp. sugar 2 tblsp. mustard (French's yellow) 1 tblsp. vinegar 1 tsp. salt 3/4 cup ketchup (Heinz)

Brown meat in margarine - drain - add other ingredients.

Cover & simmer for 30 minutes; Serve on toasted buns ~ not from a bakery [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/wink.gif[/img]

------------------ Meg

4.5 DD allergic to peanuts/all tree nuts 1.5 DS allergic to milk/soy

On Jul 31, 2007

Tonight for me and DH it will be pasta with tomato sauce and eggplants either grilled or breaded with cornflake crumbs and sauted (my dad gave us fresh eggplants he grows).

For DS some tomato sauce (plain - he hasn't eaten pasta since he choked on food a couple of weeks ago). I will make bread sticks out of homemade pizza dough so he can dip it in the sauce if he wants to and/or pancakes. He's picky and sometimes I make pancakes for him for dinner.

On Aug 1, 2007

We are having grilled salmon marinated in soya sauce and maple syrup, green beans, and fresh new potatoes! It's going to be yummy and my picky kids love salmon done this way.

PA & TNA

On Aug 1, 2007

Yes, my otherwise fish-loathing DD will eat fresh salmon if it is glazed with orange juice-- so I pan sear fillets with orange juice, olive oil, and a touch of onion salt. Then top with cilantro just before serving. She loves this with risotto... we grow our own cilantro and culinary lavender (which I use in the risotto.... orange zest and a few lavender buds in it is awesome.)

Tonight, though? Nothing so high-brow.

We're doing oven-roasted vegetables (cauliflower, carrots, onion, red sweet peppers) and SPAM. Yes..... spam. One of my daughter's favorite foods. Well, we use SPAM lite. Which still isn't exactly health food, now is it?

[img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

Last night we had fruit, homemade peach 'ice cream' and BBQ potato chips. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/eek.gif[/img] Dad's out of town. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/wink.gif[/img]

But I think this qualifies me for the Bad Mommy(TM) award of the week, now doesn't it?

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On Aug 1, 2007

Yesterday everyone had Wendys. I ate nothing lol. I think late last night I ate almost a whole box of Au Gratin potatos. Mmmm.. No idea about tonight, for some weird reason I've been craving and eating TONS of eggs lately (uh oh!)

On Aug 1, 2007

This is a great topic for a thread though I must admit, I do think it belongs in the Off Topic section...sorry!

Last night, we ordered out for Chinese. DS1 obviously does not eat any of it and we are very careful in our kitchen when we order it, etc. He had leftover mac&cheese, sliced peaches and milk.

Anyway, we had wonton soup, steamed dumplings, Shrimp Lo Mein and Beef with Garlic sauce (has lots of veggies in it too).

I have no idea what we will do tonight. I guess I should make something since we ordered out last night.

On Aug 1, 2007

Last night we had turkey enchiladas. Very easy recipe and very good and freezes well so I usually freeze half for another night.

brown 1 lb of ground turkey add cumin / cayene to taste add half of one can of diced tomatoes (Fire roasted are good - with green chilis even better) and 1 cup salsa (pace picante medium) 1 brick of cream cheese (the 1/3 fat stuff is perfect) 1 or 2 boxes of thawed (squeeze the water out) frozen spinach a can or two of mushrooms, drained (optional)

Stir it all together let it simmer for 15 minutes

Fill tortilla wrappers with mixture - lay in a baking dish (or just layer like lasagna) - top with rest of diced tomatoes and salsa - and some shredded cheese (it doesn't even need it) and bake for 20 mins or so.

Last night I just put the mix in warmed tortillas and skipped the baking part.

DS had leftover homemade chicken soup, brocolli, and fritos.

On Aug 1, 2007

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Originally posted by Corvallis Mom: [b]Tonight, though? Nothing so high-brow.

We're doing oven-roasted vegetables (cauliflower, carrots, onion, red sweet peppers) and SPAM. Yes..... spam. One of my daughter's favorite foods. Well, we use SPAM lite. Which still isn't exactly health food, now is it?

[img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

[/b]

[url="http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=5627694446211716271"]http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=5627694446211716271[/url]

GD: I am not offering advice, I do not guarantee the accuracy, currentness, content, or applicability of the link in this post.

On Aug 1, 2007

ROFL!! Yup.... she likes to sing the "spam" song too.

[img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/biggrin.gif[/img]

Atta girl!

ETA: I [i]have GOT[/i] to get a spatula for that purpose. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/wink.gif[/img]

No advice. (obviously)

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On Aug 1, 2007

baked fish, brown rice and steamed brocolli ill proabally put out the left over crab salad.

we are on a sea food kick...

peanut tree nut allergy.

erin

On Aug 1, 2007

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Originally posted by mfharris: [b]Both my kids are sick - so it was poscicles for everyone!

DH had leftover sloppy joes - I have a great recipe if anyone is interested!

Chanda - would you (or have you?) posted a recipe for milk free blueberry muffins? Yum![/b]

the recipe is from Sophie safe cooking and it's for apple muffins(but I added a small can of blueberries this last time....

1/4 cup of milk free margarine 1/3 cup sugar 3 cups of flour(oat flour if, wheat allergic) 1/2 tsp salt 4 tsp baking powder 1 cup rice milk 2 cups finely chopped apples(such as granny smith).....or I used a small(maybe 4oz) can of blueberries, but probably any fruit would work, or even milk-free choc chips. Then sprinkle the top of each muffin(once scooped 2/3 full) with cinnamon and sugar blend(like a dusting) bake 400 for 25 minutes. Makes about 24.

edit, for the sloppy joes, I just buy a can of the manwich sloppy joe sauce and pour into 1lb of cooked ground turkey...VERY easy kid meal [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img] ------------------ Chanda(mother of 4) Sidney-8 1/2(beef and chocolate, grasses, molds, weeds, guinea pig, hamster & asthma) Jake-6 1/2(peanut, all tree nuts, seasame seeds, (avoiding all seeds&coconut)eggs, trees, grasses, weeds, molds, cats, dogs, guinea pig & eczema & asthma) Carson-4 (milk, tree nuts(avoiding peanuts and seeds)soy, egg, beef and pork, cats, dog, guinea pig, hamster, grass, mold, dust mite and EE) Savannah-1 1/2 (milk, beef and egg, dog(avoiding peanuts, tree nuts, strawberries, sesame seeds, green beans, peas and corn)

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On Aug 1, 2007

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Originally posted by MimiM: [b]This is a great topic for a thread though I must admit, I do think it belongs in the Off Topic section...sorry!

Last night, we ordered out for Chinese. DS1 obviously does not eat any of it and we are very careful in our kitchen when we order it, etc. He had leftover mac&cheese, sliced peaches and milk.

Anyway, we had wonton soup, steamed dumplings, Shrimp Lo Mein and Beef with Garlic sauce (has lots of veggies in it too).

I have no idea what we will do tonight. I guess I should make something since we ordered out last night.

[/b]

I think the thread is okay here...we're all cooking to accommodate allergies and it's nice to see what others come up with.

On Aug 1, 2007

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Originally posted by saknjmom: [b] I think the thread is okay here...we're all cooking to accommodate allergies and it's nice to see what others come up with. [/b]

O.K...That's true! [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

Anyway, tonight we had salmon with Sante Fe Sauce (McCormick bottled seafood sauce), Rice Pilaf (Near East) and a green salad. I mixed chopped up flat leaf parsley (from my pot outside) into the rice. Lemon wedges to squeeze on top too.

The kids absolutely refuse to eat "regular fish" so I made them fish sticks (Mrs. Pauls).

On Aug 1, 2007

last minute run to safeway....got 8 piece fried chicken, fresh(warm) french bread), Pringles BBQ chips, some apple sauce(for milk allergic) and gogurt(for the other 2)....terribly boring!!!

------------------ Chanda(mother of 4) Sidney-8 1/2(beef and chocolate, grasses, molds, weeds, guinea pig, hamster & asthma) Jake-6 1/2(peanut, all tree nuts, seasame seeds, (avoiding all seeds&coconut)eggs, trees, grasses, weeds, molds, cats, dogs, guinea pig & eczema & asthma) Carson-4 (milk, tree nuts(avoiding peanuts and seeds)soy, egg, beef and pork, cats, dog, guinea pig, hamster, grass, mold, dust mite and EE) Savannah-1 1/2 (milk, beef and egg, dog(avoiding peanuts, tree nuts, strawberries, sesame seeds, green beans, peas and corn)

On Aug 1, 2007

Grilled salmon with a butter sauce and slathered with dill and garlic salt. Fresh broccoli, orzo with homegrown parsley and for me, a beer.

Hmmm....tomorrow night? My mom will feed my children while husband and I go to a baseball game.

------------------ Kara mom to 4, wife to 1 Elise 5- (eczema, NKA) Mary 3- (egg, peanut, beef, pork, chicken, turkey, organge, avoiding: tree nuts, shellfish, most dairy, eczema) Franklin 2- (eczema, NKA) Cecelia 7mos-(NKA)

On Aug 1, 2007

3-pepper & onion Chicken fajitas w/ rice and these most awesome black beans w/ queso fresca, homemade tortilla chips, whole wheat tortillas (Mission brand), sour cream fresh salsa, lettuce and a bit of cheese --- all from La Salsa (everything from La Salsa is tn/pn safe)

[img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img] I love fajita night

Adrienne

------------------ 30-something survivor of severe peanut/tree nut allergy

On Aug 1, 2007

County Fair food tonight! Dippin Dot's appetizer, lemon shake-up, and a de-lishous rib eye sandwich. Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh.

Oh ya, can't forget the cotton candy dessert.

On Aug 1, 2007

Oh Adrienne--I'm very jealous. I really miss eating fajitas (there's one safe place I know of--otherwise shrimp has been on the grill).

The place that's safe for me here--Poblano's--has the most incredible marinade: pineapple and lime juices. Wowza.

I won't post my dinner, but it's the same as my lunch, and it will come from McD's--okay, you dragged it out of me: a grilled snack wrap with no sauce. Leaving work now to drop by and get one. Oh boy.

Thank you for letting me enjoy dinner vicariously through all of you. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/biggrin.gif[/img]

On Aug 1, 2007

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Originally posted by McCobbre: [b]Oh Adrienne--I'm very jealous. I really miss eating fajitas (there's one safe place I know of--otherwise shrimp has been on the grill).

The place that's safe for me here--Poblano's--has the most incredible marinade: pineapple and lime juices. Wowza.

I won't post my dinner, but it's the same as my lunch, and it will come from McD's--okay, you dragged it out of me: a grilled snack wrap with no sauce. Leaving work now to drop by and get one. Oh boy.

Thank you for letting me enjoy dinner vicariously through all of you. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/biggrin.gif[/img][/b]

McCobbre --- fajitas are SO easy to make at home! You just have to think about it a day ahead so you can marinate the chicken and the onions!

I'm planning to have "Fajita Night" for all my new German friends that I'll make this fall in Munich [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

I'm already looking for recipes for marinade and seasonings...if I get a good one I'll post!

pineapple...lime...hmmmm...

A

------------------ 30-something survivor of severe peanut/tree nut allergy

On Aug 1, 2007

Yeah Adrienne--DH makes them for me, but it's not quite the same as smelling the aroma and hearing the sizzle as they're being brought out to your table--and then gorging yourself.

That marinade is delish, though. DH is going to try adding pineapple to the mix. And I'm guessing when I move northward, his is my absolute best hope for fajita (also was wondering out loud earlier this week while tossing fridge stuff if we'll ever be able to find queso fresco up north--will miss that for sure).

I still remember when we lived in Illinois, he asked the manager of a "TexMex" restaurant over to our table and proceeded to give him a recipe for making real (good) salsa. DH lived in Texas beforehand long enough to learn a few tricks and to build up his expectations. I have no idea why the manager was offended . . . .

[img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/wink.gif[/img]

Now, to resume what's for dinner . . . carry on.

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On Aug 2, 2007

Tonight we were craving a traditional Greek dinner so my sister and I cooked souvlaki (lamb kebabs) with tzatziki sauce (garlic/lemon yogurt sauce). (the husbands were out playing golf!) We also had orzo with feta cheese mixed in and a green bean stew which is basically fresh green beans, garlic, stewed tomatoes and butter. (My sister rocks this dish!)

It was oh so good, but expensive to put everything together. We usually eat a lot simpler than this. Usually soup and muffins, baked chicken and a veggie or "pirate stew" which my kids love just because they think pirates used to really eat it! LOL

Shelley

On Aug 2, 2007

DS having homemade bread with olive oil, salt & pepper and homemade icecream. He didn't want to try the French toast I made earlier till it was all gone. And me and DH brown rice and beans (Goya red kidney beans) w/corn (Birds Eye frozen), onions & garlic, salt & pepper and when its cooked I add some McCormick Cumin & Cayenne pepper. We also add a couple of drops of Red Hot sauce.

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On Aug 2, 2007

Tonight for us was chicken cacciatore over spaghetti. And vanilla cake with chocolate icing for dessert. I don't know why I was in a baking mood today. The temp was in the high 90's and I don't have air conditioning. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/frown.gif[/img]

Edited to fix typos! It's so darn hot, I'm melting!

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On Aug 2, 2007

Lindajo

On Aug 2, 2007

Roast turkey breast with salt pepper and onion powder, steamed broc, and corn on the cob with a GF brownie for dessert.

On Aug 3, 2007

I thought of this tread last night while I was preparing a dish from my youth--Saucy Franks! It's a sweet-tangy sauce over sliced hotdogs, green peppers and onions. I served it over rice and had steamed green beans on the side. Yummy! (Comfort food here--I haven't made this dish in over 15 years, I'm sure!)

DS kept saying, "Ohhhhh, that smells good! I can't wait for dinner!" Then, when I served it, "I'm not eating that. I don't eat anything that doesn't look good!" Oh well, he ate plain white rice, raw sliced green peppers, and steamed green beans.

On Aug 3, 2007

It's just my own thing that I made up. Cut up a boneless chicken breast into bite-sized pieces. Saute in a little vegetable or olive until no longer pink. Sprinkle with some garlic powder and black pepper. Throw in some sliced peppers and onions (and any other veggies you like...mushrooms, etc), a jar of tomato sauce mixed with some water to thin it out and just simmer for about an hour. While that's simmering, boil a large pot of water and add your favorite pasta. Once the pasta is done, the cacciatore will be done and you are ready to eat!

ETA: I used Francesco Rinaldi Original tomato sauce.

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On Aug 4, 2007

Well I made a winner tonight. We have are currently avoiding gluten, egg, soy and dairy on top of peanut. DS has always liked penne with red sauce - oh we are avoiding garlic and soy too. I have never made red sauce without garlic. But I did tonight.

We had Quinoa noodles (these are quinoa and corn flour)

With home made red sauce that I made with

1 pound ground beef - browned added I whole large sweet onion chopped fine about 1/2 cup carrots diced finely 2 large cans tomatoe paste 1 can of diced tomatoe about 14 oz ? of water a splash of red wine vinegar a teaspoon of sugar salt at every stage 1/2 cup parsley chopped fine couple of bay leaves chopped shallots lots of basil - fresh, dried and frozen chopped teaspoon of black pepper teaspoon of oregano pinch of red pepper flakes

I think that's it. Once the meat was browned I added the veggies and let them get translucent, then the tomotoes, water, bay leaves, sugar, red wine vinegar and let it cook for a while (20 mins) then I started adding the other herbs.

I also made steamed cauliflour but forgot to serve it! DUH!

The noodles were good and the sauce was yummy. I froze the left overs and have a serving for ds's lunch on Monday.

Next time I am going to puree some spinach and sneak that into the sauce.

On Aug 5, 2007

I bought some Tyson chicken breasts today (raw), but I'm so paranoid! DANG IT! It says natural flavoring, ugh. Everytime I eat the breaded chicken nuggets, I can't eat them because they taste really...off to me.

On Aug 5, 2007

i felt lazy tonight so i served ham sandwiches on whole wheat bread, mixed berry apple sauce and yogurt, and 1% milk to hot to cook. erin

On Aug 5, 2007

Jewel 80% lean hamburgers (yummmmmmmmmmmm so full of sin--their mild italian sausage rocks as well) cooked on charcoal (just missed the rain), Brownberry egg hamburger rolls, fresh sliced sweet onion, corn relish, Vlassic pickled banana peppers, muffelleta, MW, Vlassic baby dills, mancini fire roasted red peppers, brown's original baked beans, ore ida steak fries, potato salad, Jewel angel food cake with Wilderness "More Fruit" blueberry pie filling, Sara Lee lemon grove meringue pie, keebler fudge sandwich cookies, and Nestea "real brewed" ice tea. [i]Unsweetened[/i]. I find it next to the orange juice. It also comes in Sweetened.

No advice or recommendations on the brands intended or given, just what happened to be on my table. Individual Mileage May Vary.

On Aug 5, 2007

Steaks on the grill (seasoned with olive oil, garlic, and black pepper) On the side we had Garlic Mashed Potatoes, and Corn on the Cobb.

On Aug 5, 2007

Charcoal.

Tuna steaks..... marinated with black pepper salt and Tabasco chipotle.... red potatoes, Walla walla sweets, and red bell pepper (in foil, on the grill as well).....

We'll probably have some salad as well.

DD is having a hot dog (Foster Farms turkey frank) and applesauce with her potatoes.

[img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img] Yup. DH is home! [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/wink.gif[/img]

On Aug 5, 2007

Tonight's dinner was good, but relatively boring. Chipotle burgers on WFM GFP prairie bread, okra stew.

A couple nights ago, I made up some chicken kebabs (rubbed in all manner of herbs, then brushed with olive oil and agave nectar and a bit of red wine vinegar) and served them over brown rice, with a tahini garlic sauce. We also had grilled summer squash.

On the way back from a wedding yesterday, I pigged out on cooler food: broiled hanger steak (garlicky balsamic mustard marinade), kidney bean salad . . . also had cheese and cole slaw in there.

We skip soy, gluten, peanuts, papaya, and moldy cheese. And if I ever feeling comfortable dropping weight again, I'll revert to vegetarianism.

I'm hungry again. *sigh*

ygg

On Aug 5, 2007

Soup- with all things from the garden (except for Hillshire farm smoked sausage added for a little protein) corn, tomatoes, okra, green beans, carrots. Oh, and chicken stock.

On Aug 5, 2007

Krasota--that does not sound boring. Okra prepared well can be very exciting.

----------- I'll really participate in this thread when I'm able to. But I have to tell someone what I had for dinner--I can't believe I did this but feel absolutely no regret:

an entire quart of Blue Bell Buttered Pecan ice cream. :evilgrin:

I was going to the frozen food section to get something to nuke in the microwave I have and I was feeling scared about possible xc with shellfsh with the Lean Cuisines. That ice cream was staring me in the face, I tell ya. Eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow you may move away from the Blue Bell distribution area. Hey--that was in the lectionary texts today.

On Aug 5, 2007

Wow McCobbre that sounds like the best!

I gave ds ham slices, carrots, broccoli, a satsuma, and GF toast with stawberry jelly

DH and I waited until he went to bed and are sneaking a pizza! It's almost here.

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On Aug 6, 2007

McCobbre, On Saturday my DH was golfing,Chris was at work and my Dd was working at the ice cream shop. My little guy was with me. I took him to get him a Sub he was asking for and I got one for my DD. I took hers over to work and decided my dinner would be a hot fudge sundae. My son asked if he could get one to and I told him as long as he promised to eat his dinner. I had my DD make him a very small one and YES I had large. I took the sundae over to my moms and sat by the pool eating it. My son ate all of his sub so I felt ok with doing that. MY DH came home and couldn't believe that was my dinner. It wasn't as if I gave my son only ice cream. Sometimes it is fun to goof off for the day. Now yesterday we had a birthday cookout for my Dh. It consisted of Hamburgers,hotdogs,chicken,mac salad,potato salad,jello salad,baked beans, cake and ice cream. Lots of fun

On Aug 6, 2007

Tonight it will be chicken tacos w/all the fixins.....

Question?...what is WFM GFP Prairie Bread and GF Toast....is that the brand of bread...I'm always looking for safe bread choices.

On Aug 6, 2007

"Walla walla sweets" == Washington sweet onions

(Probably where you live, (edited), you'd be getting Vidalias instead.)

[img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/wink.gif[/img]

And a late addition:

Foil packet caramel apples..... olive oil, brown sugar, nutmeg and cinnamon with sliced Gala apples (oh well-- ours aren't quite ready). Very yummy over graham crackers.

And McCobbre? Sounds [i]fabulous![/i] Of course, I would [i]never just have[/i]... Oh.

Umm, well then, I would [i]never POST about..[/i] Oh. Nevermind then. Pass the spoon.

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On Aug 6, 2007

Last night we had chilean sea bass (great recipe....mash up some butter on a piece of wax paper & squeeze lime juice & rind into it. Mix it up, roll it in the paper and put it in the freezer). place sea bass on grill, cut the frozen butter into little slices put on top. Cook the sea bass about 20-25 minutes DO NOT TURN. I usually salt and pepper when it is a little more than 1/2 way done. Prepare salsa & refrigerate ahead of time...chop tomatoes, green onions, diced jalapeno pepper a squeeze of lime juice. Put on top of fish We also had grilled sweet potatoes, a salad with nearly every fresh vege you can imagine...radishes, carrots, green onions, tomatoes (we have great Jersey tomatoes this time of year), artichoke bottoms, broccoli, cauliflower, red peppers, avocado. I used arugula and romaine lettuce (both dark leafy sources of iron btw) and corn on the cob.... It was a fab dinner.

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On Aug 6, 2007

last night, mexican! Not really authentic, just some tostada's a soft tacos. But I make a lb of ground turkey and mix in taco sesoning....then we make a tostada(or soft taco, or both) per child/allergies...so Jake is just turkey and cheese, Carson is just beans and turkey, Sidney is beans, turkey and cheese and Savannah gets a tortilla....then chips and salsa, sliced apples, Gogurt(or youngest 2 get applesauce) some Teddy Grahms and milk or rice milk.

another boring dinner at our house(LOL...same ol' same ol'!!)

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On Aug 6, 2007

chanda what shells do you use for soft tacos? or make them yourself?

On Aug 6, 2007

Tonight we had spaghetti with fresh sauce from The Market Basket (nice gourmet store/market) that was made with NJ tomatoes. It was very flavorful, but a little thin for our preference. Salad (from last night) and bread.

On Aug 6, 2007

My mom shops at the Market Basket....she lives in Wyckoff. Nice store! If you are in that area do you ever go to Abners ( I think that's name of it) it's a farm store...they have some nice things too...fresh eggs!

We had chicken - I took breasts and just cut them up in chuncks and put them in a 9x13 pan with onion powder, sea salt, pepper and lemon zest/juice - then baked at 350 - I don't know how long...I forgot to drizzle with Olive Oil but I did that at the end

Served with rice and brocolli and cauliflour and pumpkin spice muffins for dessert. Pretty boring.

On Sep 21, 2007

Tonight, homemade pepperoni pizza. Hormel pepperoni, mozzarella cheese, Contadina pizza sauce, crust from scratch. Served with basic lettuce salads, choice of Kraft or Wishbone dressing. Leftover birthday cake for dessert (Betty Crocker mix, safe Nestle chocolate chip topping, Betty Crocker frosting mixed with Cool Whip) - that's a good recipe.

On Sep 21, 2007

I'm not sure about supper, but I made some blackberry pie for dessert. YUM.

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On Sep 21, 2007

We have homemade pizza every Friday - whole wheat crust made in my bread machine (although I ran out of wheat flour this week so it's regular pizza crust), bbq sauce, chicken, a blend of several cheeses and red onion.

On Sep 21, 2007

We are doing pizza tonight as well.

I'm prpbably going to get some pizza dough from Bertucci'a and use my homemade tomato sauce (overrun with garden tomatoes!) and some cheese. maybe add mushrooms.

I'll serve a salad on the side for DH and I. DD will probably have some frozen peas.

Fresh baked apple pie for dessert [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

DD is PA and we are avoiding TN.

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