Going gluten-free was easy… eating out is another story! Check out this guide to dinning out Gluten-Free!
I’ve always been a believer in whole foods, not leaving out a food group, unless there was an underlying cause, such as an allergy or intolerance to a particular food or food group. I for one cannot have milk because of all the lactose (Almond milk was an easy switch!), however, I can easily tolerate…… Continue reading Why We Went Gluten-Free
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I am definitely not a cake decorator. My icing is far from perfectly smooth. What I care about most are the ingredients that are in my cake and, of course, how good it tastes. Cake doesn’t have to be unhealthy to taste good either! It can be loaded with natural ingredients and full of…… Continue reading Happy Healthy Birthday Cake… Grain-Free!
The heat is on! Summer time… fun in the sun! Nothing is better than a cool sweet treat! I grew up LOVING creamsicles. The creaminess from the ice cream and the sweetness from the orange made them the perfect treat. Now, these do not have ice cream in the middle, but they are super…… Continue reading Homemade Healthy Cremesicles
What is an inspiring diet? Does it mean we need to count every calorie we ingest? Does it mean we need to be hungry to be healthy? Absolutely not. Inspiring literally means “tending to arouse.” Food can be just that… arousing! The fragrant scent of fresh herbs (the aroma of fresh basil is intoxicating), the…… Continue reading The Inspirational “Diet”
I’ll never forget the time when a group of friends I walked down to the little market down the street from our dorms. We picked up some of the best bread I have ever had, a bottle of probably cheap Italian wine and some fresh cheese. It was right at dusk, the air was…… Continue reading Italian Roasted Peppers, Fresh Mozzarella and Pesto Crostini
One of my newest favorite foods is Kale! I don’t know about you, but growing up I only new of Kale to be a garnish on a plate to make it pretty… but to EAT it!? That was a different story. I absolutely love it now and we literally eat it almost daily, if not daily.…… Continue reading HomemadeToasted Walnut Kale Pesto
As a previous fitness trainer and High School Health Science Teacher, I have heard this more than a few times. Now as a mother and a health advocate, I am hearing it even more! There are so many diets out there that it can be overwhelming! There is a plethora of information, but how do…… Continue reading “I would love to start eating healthy, but I just don’t know where to start?”
Russet Potatoes have had a bad rap for some time now. They are considered “starchy,” or high in carbohydrates. And although that is true, they are full of nutrients and fiber (which slows digestion and blood sugar spikes)! The skins of the potato carry the most nutrients since they are grown in the ground and…… Continue reading Naturally Made Twice Baked Turkey Stuffed Potatoes