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Party report card

Sunday, December 16, 2012

I decided to have a Vitapizza before the party. I think they taste just ok, but they come in handy sometimes & worked for me last night. I might just buy some more.

Turns out the party could have been dinner, had I known, but it also would have been a very late dinner for me & if I hadn't eaten beforehand I would almost certainly have overeaten.

So what did I eat?

Carrots & celery
2 large cocktail shrimp
3 crackers with maybe 2 oz baked Brie (yummy!)
1 1/2 tbsp potato sald (approximately)
Grapes
2 cookies

I tallied that up & felt I did pretty well then oops! Remember I'd also had maybe 1/4 cup pasta with broccoli rapini. Added that in. Still pretty good. I'd give myself maybe a B+.

I brought a bunch of gluten free cookies I'd baked - one of the hosts has celiac disease. I kept some of those at home, too. And I made some chocolate Paleo pancakes this morning. Just like advertised, they were a bit dry- not sure I'd make these again but maybe. I'd been eating a lot of oatmeal lately & needed something different. Thankfully I don't have gluten issues but I like to experiment & feel it's healthy to mix things up.

The best gluten free recipes & the pancake recipe came from whatrunslori.com . The decadent balls were DH approved & he's a harsh critic, being fairly addicted to high fat, high sugar baked goods (hey, with the main ingredients being chocolate & coconut oil how can you go wrong?)
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LJCANNON 12/18/2012 8:07AM

    emoticon Considering how Disastrous Parties can be - Especially when you have No Knowledge or Control of the Menu - I think you did Exceptionally Well!!
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NATPLUMMER 12/16/2012 6:40PM

    I think you did great!!
Ooohhhh...I will check that site out..I do bake for people with gluten issues :-)

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HALFFAST 12/16/2012 2:46PM

    Sounds like you did great! Your mention of chocolate and coconut oil has me off to check out that blog :)

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JENNIK2 12/16/2012 11:11AM

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