Appetizers · Dinner · Favorite Things · For the Kiddo's · gluten-free · Health

The Path to Dining Out Gluten-Free

Going gluten-free was easy… eating out is another story! Check out this guide to dinning out Gluten-Free!

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Go Natural · Health · natural living

The Inspirational “Diet”

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”

Appetizers · recipes · Side Dish

Italian Roasted Peppers, Fresh Mozzarella and Pesto Crostini

  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

Health · natural living

“I would love to start eating healthy, but I just don’t know where to start?”

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?”

Dinner · recipes

Naturally Made Twice Baked Turkey Stuffed Potatoes

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