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Maintaining SCD (or other restricted diets) can be done away from home.
Sleep away summer camps are the highlight of every summer, and our son loves them. CCFA Camp Oasis is his favorite every year. He travels to camp with a week’s worth of SCD meals, all packed in large coolers for the long drive, and labeled meticulously so the wonderful kitchen staff knows exactly what to serve him each day. We start preparing a month before camp, cooking large amounts of food, freezing single portions, labeling everything, and printing a detailed menu guide.
Here are the menus for food we sent to summer camp in the past few years:

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TravelTraveling while maintaining a restricted diet can be a challenge. Planning ahead and keeping a running list of essential items helps. Here is our master checklist for travel, Gut Harmony Ultimate Travel List. You can print it out, adapt it to the kind of travel you plan, and check items off as you pack.

Happy Travels...Bon Voyage!

Use prepared, “ready to use” staples as long as you are sure there are no additives: frozen veggies, deboned no-skin chicken breast, etc.

Have some legal cans of chicken, tuna and salmon- for emergency as well as for a quick meal at the end of a long busy day. ...continue reading "SCD Kitchen Tips and Shortcuts"