Weekend Away in the Mountains

Travel

This weekend we spent in Kananaskis country. My husband’s company had their annual weekend away Christmas party. It is a great time to spend catching up with co-workers and their families-plus spending time with our own. This year only my youngest came with us-so Kevin and I still had a lot of time by ourselves […]

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Christmas Party Baking and Popcorn Recipe!

Sweets

We were heading to Kananaskis country this weekend for my husband’s Christmas party. The last couple of years we drive 1 ½ hours into the mountains and stay the weekend at the Delta Kananaskis Lodge. It is a great weekend of catching up with my husband’s co-workers and their families, and of course partying a […]

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Recipe: Quinoa Salad

Salads

I love Quinoa salad. Before I became gluten free I had never heard about Quinoa(pronounced keen-wa)… But in researching all the foods I could not eat-I learned about many grains that I could eat-and quinoa was one of them. Quinoa is a grain from South America. It is high in protein and the protein it […]

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Making Muffins Late at Night

Carrie Recommends

I have found that old habits are hard to break. Such as, late in the evening I tend to want to throw some quick muffins or cookies into the oven. Before my diagnosis, I could just throw something quick together and within 20 minutes-there would be fresh baking. Now that I am gluten free. Baking […]

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A Basket of Goodies

Other

Well, I am back in Calgary. Sad to leave my friend in Texas but always happy to see my husband, kids, and friends. As soon as the weekend hit I headed to my local farmers market. I visit the one at the Currie Barracks here in Calgary. When I walk through the doors I am […]

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Lack of Products in Texas

Travel

One thing I have found since being in Texas, is there really are NO gluten-free bread products. I have been to 3 different grocery stores here: Randalls (a Safeway company), HEB, and Super Walmart. In Calgary my Safeway has 2 different freezers to find bread products. I can get various Gluten-Free breads, muffins, and pizza […]

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