Pea Time

My Gluten-Free Staple: The Many Ways with Peas Pea for 2 or 2 for Pea? Yes, I’m referring to Peas, those lil’ green guys, not Tea, silly… Here are a few new ways to play with your Peas… Pea Cilantro Pesto Green Peas, Lime Juice, Olive Oil, Fresh Cilantro, Cashews, Sea Salt, Freshly Ground White … Continued

Fiber: The Real Deal vs. The Imposters

While, browsing the isles of the food store recently, I’ve come across numerous products touting ‘Great Source of Fiber’, however, many food companies are attempting to fool consumers such as you and I about the fiber in their products. Start by taking a look at your favorite products, I’m sure you’ll be surprised to see … Continued

The Great Gluten Free Recipe Contest

I was recently contacted by Amy’s Organic and Lundberg Farms, who are hosting a unique recipe contest.  Both Amy’s and Lundberg are dedicated to serving the gluten free community and invited me to share how I use their tasty products.  Here is my delicious Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Nut-Free and Vegetarian Recipe. I hope you’re hungry, … Continued

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Bean Crepes and Mary’s Gone Crackers Gluten-Free Boat Cruise

Last night, I had the pleasure of attending a fabulous boat cruise hosted by the famous Mary from Mary’s Gone Crackers.  I met Mary on Sunday and she invited me to this amazing event, which was filled with gluten-free goodies from her Mary’s Gone Crackers line.  I think I pretty much ate my body weight … Continued

Gluten-Free Chicken Noodle Soup

There’s nothing like a bowl of chicken noodle soup on a chilly February evening.  Last night I created a delicious gluten-free, dairy-free chicken n’ buckwheat noodle soup that warmed me up from the Manhattan chill. I tossed in some navy beans and my favorite dinosaur kale along with mushrooms and ginger for an exceptionally delectable … Continued

Superbowl Casserole

Ready for the big game on Sunday? Here’s a quick and easy recipe that will have your Superbowl fans begging for more. Ingredients 1 cup gluten-free vegetable broth 1 Roma tomato, sliced 1 cup organic tomato sauce 1 large sweet onion, finely diced 2 scallions, finely chopped 1/4 cup sliced black olives 1 tsp. chili … Continued

Get Smart n’ Get Snackin’…

Are You a Smart Snacker?  Here are a few of my tips to help you navigate through the snack drawer.  Be aware of those processed, store-bought ‘treats’ and opt for your own homemade, nutritious snack packed with vitamins and nutrients to keep you happy and healthy all day long. Traveling for the New Year? Pack … Continued

Sweet Roots

This recipe is one of my favorites to make on a Sunday afternoon…it’s quick, simple to prepare, and leaves you with a soothing tonic of sweet sauce once cooked to perfection. Ingredients Use as many of the following sweet veggies as you wish: Corn Rutabaga Carrots Onions Beets Winter Squash Sweet Potato Yams Parsnips Turnips … Continued

Boost Your Immune System

Whether it’s an office cubicle buddy coughing over your shoulder or the changing of seasons, we all need to keep our immune systems healthy.  Here are a few ways for you to be sure to keep you out of the doctors office and feeling great! Eat Healthy Fats and Healthy Foods Eat foods that boost … Continued

Simple Bean Spread

Yes, this is another bean spread recipe.  As you all know…I love my beans not only for their delicious taste but because they are packed with fiber!  In this recipe, I used re-fried beans, which have a nice smooth consistency – perfect for a dip or a spread.   I enjoyed this bean spread with … Continued