Category Archives: cheryl’s musings

When words fail me.

I haven’t been blogging as often for many reasons, but for at least the last year, I’ve been at a loss for how to respond to what I’ve seen happening in our country. This is a food blog, not a … Continue reading

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Mini July Self-Care Retreat 2016

                                          We first started the self-care retreats in 2011 (!!!) I’ve appreciated each and every one of them as an … Continue reading

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Change in the air…

It’s the season of change…and I love seeing the burst of pink blossoms among the bare the trees, or even the buds. I haven’t posted in ages. Some of it is that I’ve been more introspective, more introverted, and maybe … Continue reading

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Tribute to Zen Master Houdini

  We lost our beloved Hou about 2 months ago, and it’s still fresh. I look for him on a regular basis, and it seems impossible that he’s no longer with us. It feels like he still might be right … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the Columbia University Celiac Disease Center

Dear wonderful Columbia Celiac Center Researchers, First, thank you so much for studying gluten in probiotics. It’s a big deal, and something all of us were blissfully unaware of until last weekend. It’s gotten a ton of press, and gotten … Continue reading

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Paleo: Fact & Fiction

I usually don’t weigh in on the pros and cons of the Paleo diet, because what I’ve found over time is that holding a nuanced opinion usually succeeds only in making most people angry. But since it’s snowing and I’m … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Gluten-Dairy-Soy Free Chocolate List-Part 2

Let’s play a word association game. When I say chocolate, if your first thought is ME! ME! ME! ME! this post is for you. I did a roundup of gluten, dairy and soy free chocolates last year and had so … Continue reading

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Real Jules, Real Good Giveaway!

When my buddy Jules offered to let me review and do a giveaway of her gfJules products, I eagerly accepted. I have utmost respect for Jules—she’s done amazing things for the g-free community at large. Remember 1 in 133 and … Continue reading

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Courage for Change

I’ve been going through transitions at work, and making the difficult decision to drop a (very) low paying HMO plan, and it’s caused quite a bit of angst for me. I’ve always valued taking insurance because I value the providers … Continue reading

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December Self-Care Wisdom Part 3!

Perfect timing for Part 3 of the December Self-Care Wisdom series! Don’t miss part 1 and part 2. Much appreciation to Ricki, Debi, Erin, Jonathan and Shirley for their wisdom. So on with the good stuff from Kathryn (aka ChaCha), … Continue reading

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