Category Archives: cheryl’s musings

My IBS Journey

April is IBS awareness month, and for way too many of my years, I’ve been entirely too aware of IBS. You could say it owned me for parts of the past decade. I know many of you can relate. So … Continue reading

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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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