On Our Menu: August 5 - 11
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My gastroenterologist says that I have Crohn's Disease. I don't buy it. I have inflammation in my intestines but no other classic symptoms of Crohn's. He wants to put me on steroids. That's not really an option for me. I think I can manage it thru diet. He says I'm in denial. Whatever. I haven't come up with a new plan yet. I think I'll try no dairy for 2 weeks. Then after that, who knows. Maybe I'll try the Simple Carb Diet but, for someone who loves food as much as I do, that one is going to be really, really tough. Basically, all that you can eat is fresh meat, fruits and veggies. Hard.
During the past 2 weeks of no processed food we ate a lot of fresh veggies. Two of my favorite meals during that time were Grilled Steak Salad with Tomatoes and Eggplant and Grilled Portobellos with Chopped Salad. My mouth is watering just thinking about those 2 meals again. Seriously, YUM!
Here's what I'm cooking this week: