Corn-Free How To

Before you dive into the below content, I’ve created a video for you addressing the issues with corn and what it means to be corn-free. Click the PLAY button below to get started.   Corn is hidden in many things other than corn tortilla chips, popcorn, and cereals and may be harmful to some people … 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

Product Review: Don Sabrosa Salsa

A big thank you to Donny over at Don Sabrosa Salsa for sending free samples of his All-Natural, Gluten-Free and Low-Sodium salsas! Donny offers three delicious flavors that are incredibly tasty, chunky and fresh.  Each flavor comes in Hot and Mild so you can pick your hotness based on your taste bud’s preference. Blueberries, Peaches … Continued

Tasty Tortillas

These babies are tasty enough to knock your little socks off, I just couldn’t get enough of them last night and after one bite, I was in tortilla heaven. I love experimenting in my tiny Manhattan kitchen with odds n’ ends that I have in my pantry. It keeps my meals exciting and my taste … 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

Chilled Gazpacho Chili

This is a great dish for a warm August evening such as tonight…the next time you’re in the mood for the intense flavor and hearty taste of a chili but with a light, cool taste…be sure to whip up this refreshing gazpacho chili. Ingredients Protein of choice (Ground Turkey, Chicken, Bison, Tofu, Tempeh, Seitan, etc.) … Continued

Grilled Tofu and Corn Salad

This is a wonderful cool, summertime salad that I love to make…the crunchiness of the peanuts and grapes add the perfect texture to this healthy meal. Ingredients Salad: 3 ears corn, husks and silks removed 1 block extra-firm tofu, drained, pressed and cubed 1/3 cup red onions, chopped 1 cup red grapes Large bed of … Continued

Breakfast Burrito

This morning , I decided to switch up my traditional breakfast routine and made myself an egg and re-fried bean burrito.  This mouth-watering recipe is heavenly first thing in the morning, not to mention incredibly satisfying. Ingredients Tortilla (Gluten Free/ Whole Wheat) Amy’s Organic Corn and Bean Salsa Amy’s Organic Re-fried Beans SoyaKaas Gluten Free/Dairy Free Jalapeno Cheese … Continued

Resistant Starch

  Resistant Starches are powerful fat burners.  Researchers at the University of Colorado found that if you eat foods rich in resistant starch at just one meal per day, you will burn 25% more fat than you would otherwise.  Moreover,  resistant starch escapes digestion in the small intestine and acts like fiber by passing through … Continued

Eating a Rainbow of Colors

By now, we’ve all heard, “Eat your Veggies”, well there’s a whole rainbow out there of amazing produce known as Superfoods.  Incorporating these babies into your daily diet can fight cancer, improve your memory, and keep those nasty colds away.  So, what are these superfoods that everyone is talking about? Superfoods are fruits and veggies that are full … Continued