Box arrive, addressed Bubs. Everyone assume must be XL box pump tubing, forget all about request care package University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center. Inside huge burgundy-beribboned package: muesli, crackers, cold cereal, hot cereal, brownie mix, cookies, Bisquick, ciabatta, coupons, book, magazines, DVD, more. FOR FREE. So many things, arrives in box large enough make clubhouse for preschooler.
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Good GF Spaghetti
Tried a few. Boys declare this one best. Bionature.
(real recipe here)
2 lbs. cauliflower broken into 1-2″ florets, steamed until tender (30g CHO)
1T evoo (0)
1/2 yellow onion + 1/2 red onion, halved & very thinly sliced (15g CHO)
1t each caraway seeds, ground coriander, crushed red pepper, and salt, all mortar & pestled up together (0)
3/4 c chick pea flour (30g CHO)
1/2 teaspoon baking powder (0)
6 eggs (0)
1+ 1/2 c feta (9g CHO)
Directions: Anyone but me should probably read the real recipe at Eating Well, but these are my notes for my own (simpler & feta-y-er) cake.
Oven 350. Butter a 9″ springform pan. Cook the onions in the olive oil until very soft/beginning to turn golden brown. Stir in the pounded up spices and cook together for a minute or two. Stir in the cooked cauliflower and keep stirring until it’s all coated in the oniony spices. In a small bowl, whisk together the chick pea flour and baking powder. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs. Whisk the flour mixture into the eggs and beat until smooth. Stir in 1c of the feta. Mix the cauliflower-onion-spice mixture into the egg mixture and then pour/spread this into the prepared pan. Crumble remaining feta on top. Bake 35 minutes or until set in the center. 84-ish g CHO/whole big thing.
Life Without Dexcom
Not good thing. Not good at all! But bright side could be:
- Oh my gahd we will be so happy when we have a transmitter. We will be. So. Happy
- We have survived skiing-sledding-swimming-sleeping without Dex for over one week now with a sprinkling of not-too-terrible lows and maybe one semi-terrible high, and we (parents) haven’t slept very well but we also haven’t killed each other. Meanwhile the child has felt fine throughout, which I guess is actually the important thing even though when I am this tired, I do sincerely feel me being tired is the pinnacle of human suffering
- I have been getting into dramatic snits over perceived marital slights like alleged blanket hogging on ice cold nights or why did you buy cheese? Did you not trust me to buy cheese? Great! Now we have like eight things of cheese…The bright side of snittiness is not absolutely clear, but I’m hoping to bask in its resolution when the transmitter arrives (in one day to three weeks) or not, in which case I will be revealed to be a permanently damaged super-bitch and will qualify for some kind of combined spa/mental institution
- Bountiful opportunity to watch Breaking Bad