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

Dairy Free Brown Rice n' Cranberry Pudding

I love creating recipes on Sunday evenings, especially in the wintertime…there’s something about Sunday nights that is so cozy and warm…it makes me want to relax and unwind in my kitchen while creating a new recipe.  Last night, I opted for a naturally sweetened dairy-free, gluten-free brown rice pudding with dried cranberries…the end result was … Continued

Get Those Kids Cookin’…

Ever wonder how to get your kids involved in the kitchen? Here are a few tips that I offer to my clients…whether you have young children, nieces, nephews, neighbors, family or friends…these tips are sure to get your little ones active and entertained in the kitchen. Cucumber Caterpillar: Slices of cucumber held together with natural … Continued

Sunflower Seed Oat Balls

Plant some new seeds into your diet and reap the health benefits.  If you are looking for an alternative to your ordinary bean and nut balls or perhaps looking for a way to get more nutrients in your diet, take a glance down the ‘seed’ aisle of your local market.  Unlike nuts, seeds are not … 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

Healthy Coconut 'Fried' Rice

Here is a delicious gluten and dairy free recipe that I cooked up last night for myself.  The powerful flavors of the saffron and coconut make this a tasty meal for any season. Ingredients 2 eggs 1 egg white 1/4 cup Greek plain yogurt 1 Tbsp. oil 1 sweet onion, finely chopped 1 Tbsp. minced … Continued

Dark Chocolate Chip n' Peach Rice Pancakes

I couldn’t resist posting this tasty recipe that I cooked up last week.  These gluten and dairy-free pancakes are the ultimate brunch food and the powerful antioxidants in dark chocolate and peaches are sure to rock your taste buds! Ingredients ½ cup dark chocolate chips 1 fresh peach, finely chopped 1 cup rice flour 1 … Continued

Radish, Apple and Parsnip Salad

This cooling summertime salad is a perfect compliment to any meal.  Today for lunch I prepared this radish salad atop a mixture of leftover whole grains; brown rice and quinoa.  For a fresh dinner idea, this salad also pairs well alongside grilled tempeh or tuna steak. Ingredients Salad: 4 radishes, thinly sliced 4 parsnips, thinly sliced 2 … Continued

Salmon Stuffed Cabbage

This stuffed cabbage variation goes out to my mother, Joann and my dear grandmother, Isabel who made a similar dish when I was a young girl. Ingredients 1 Medium Head of Cabbage 1 lb. Wild Caught Sockeye Salmon 1 cup finely Chopped Onion 1 Egg Dash of Nu-Salt and Pepper 1 Tbsp. Chili Powder 1 cup cooked … Continued

Omega What?

Omega 3 Fatty Acids These healthy fats help prevent a wide range of medical problems such as depression, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and cardiovascular disease.  Unlike the saturated fats found in butter and lard, Omega 3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated. Eat fish at least 2 times a week.  Cold water and fatty fish such as mackerel, … Continued