I Can’t Re-Heat Them | Pierogies

The other night we made home made pierogies! They were SO good. We have some more testing and tweaking to do, but for a formerly non-Baker this felt SO liberating!

Having a unique digestive system, my hubby and I had to work together! Thankfully we make an awesome team in the kitchen. Could be because one of us used to cook professionally… and the other is called Mom 😉

I learned many years back that I had a unique digestive system, I was just too ignorant back then to listen to my body. Honestly though, part of it was I didnt want to be an inconvenience to anyone. So eating at someone elses house, at a restaurant. It was many years later that I learned I couldn’t eat any reheated starches. Rice, pasta, potatoes etc! If I did I would experience almost immediate pain, major discomfort, bloating and multiple bathroom runs. Let’s keep it real, but mature 😉 It hit me one day, I had reheated my lunch at work and not long after eating this all began.

Alot is mindset. Because I KNOW I cannot reheat these foods, at times causes me to over eat. I “justify” because I need to enjoy it now… BS!

We are getting so much better at just simply making smaller portions. At times this doesn’t happen and I feel guilty about throwing food out that cannot be eaten again.

Here’s the thing. When someone has something physically wrong with then, like a broken limb you can SEE and understand why they need different support.

So why, in the big picture, should I feel any different with my health issues and supporting my body the way it should be?! I SHOULDN’T and yet I DID!

However since the early winter, since I was given a taste of how even more amazing I could feel… its NOT worth it! Its not worth putting my comfort and health aside because I “might” be an inconvenience… especially when I’m not!

Emotionally this can really do a number on people to, I know because I used to do this to myself! I’m so happy I can say USED TO!!!

Check out our home made pierogies! I loved them and am excited to try this recipe again!

The Recipe

  • 2 cups Gluten Free Flour Mix
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup EVOO
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup Lactose Free Greek Yogurt
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • Add more water slowly as required

Mix the ingredients together, we used a dough hook in our kitchen aid mixer for ease.

Add flour to your counter before rolling out the dough. We used a large glass to make our circles. We added the old cheddar and bacon to the dough before adding the potatoes. Next time I would mix the cheese and bacon with the potatoes simply for ease! A little goes a long way!

Once you have the pierogies ready, drop them into boiling water. Once they float move them over to a medium-hot frying pan to brown to taste!

Top with your favourite toppings and enjoy!

Published by Your Life As Art Essentials - Pamela Zmija

My name is Pam, I am a nature and lifestyle photographer, biz woman, number cruncher, oil lover, healer and most important, a mom and wife. I inspire and educate mom’s and their families to become the true architect of their life to learn real, simple and affordable ways of positive change in their lifestyle to be healthier and happier… naturally by being empowered and educated in their own homes! I am creative and conscious about the value of a dollar and am driven by goals and dreams! #oilyphotographer #doTERRA #EssentialOils #YourLifeAsArtEssentials #PCOS #MentalHealth #ADHD #ouroilylife

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