Once we entered stage three of the GAPS introduction diet, we had turned the corner. Scrambled eggs with cooked onions and zucchini...mmm. I felt normal again, like we could leave the house and not be starving for food an hour later. Coming up with take and go snacks eluded me those first days. I did learn that although canned foods are a no, no on GAPS, if you canned it yourself and the ingredients are legal it is fine. So now I throw in a quart of canned carrots when we head out.
So with my super-egg-energy, I have gotten back to playing strenuous racquetball, caught up on the dishes and have put together some pretty tasty meals. At least they are tasty to us. I am frightened to cook for others at this point. Day 6 (stage 3) my sister calls and is coming for dinner. This freaked me out a little, but we are tight and I knew she would understand if the meal wasn't up to par. She had dined with us our first night of the diet when we had chicken vegetable soup. I made sure she had a nice piece of breast meat and not chunks of skin and liver in her bowl. Besides the 110 degree weather we were sporting, it wasn't too weird. Here is what she thought, in her own words;