Gluten-Free Chewy Cherry Oatmeal Bars

These gluten-free oatmeal bars have the texture of a granola bar, with a sweet cherry filling and a crumble top. Think granola bar meets cherry crumble. They work great as a snack or as a dessert. Our favorite way to serve them is with a scoop of vanilla dairy-free ice cream (recipe in Amie’s best-selling … Continued

Earl Grey & Strawberry Granola {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free}

I’m so excited to bring you a recipe from a woman that I truly admire, Heather Crosby. I reached out to Heather four years ago and we were instant friends. We spoke on the phone for two hours and had so much in common aside from our foodie and wellness websites. Today’s recipe is from … Continued

Butternut & Apple Kale Salad with Gorgeous Oatmeal Drizzle {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Vegan}

This article was sponsored by Nature’s Path. All opinions are my own. Happy Monday! It’s that time of the year when most of us are freezing (me in NYC) and craving the warmth of the sun. So, to warm you all up on this chilly January day, I want to share a recipe with you … Continued

Cinnamon Pecan Oatmeal {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan}

This article and oatmeal recipe are sponsored by BetterRecipes.com. All opinions are my own. Well hello there, friends! Tomorrow is my birthday and I’m making this yummy Cinnamon Pecan Oatmeal recipe to celebrate! I’ve heard so many of you ask me, ‘Is oatmeal gluten-free?’ Well, yes and no. Oats are usually made in a facility … Continued

Guess Who’s Gunna Be Featured on the Front of Cheerios Boxes?

Yep, You Guessed it…Me…. I am one of the winners for the Expressions of Hunger Video Contest who will be featured on the front of  Cheerios Boxes, sold exclusively at nationwide ShopRite stores this Fall 2010! The Expressions of Hunger Video Contest focused on sharing emotions, thoughts and feelings through music, poetry, performance, art and … Continued

Zesty Macadamia Bison Balls

Earlier this week, I met with one of my clients and I decided to introduce her to bison…we purchased freshly ground bison from Whole Foods Market and went back to her apartment to create some tasty bison balls! After scouring her fridge, I came across freshly ground nut butter and opted to add that to … Continued

Product Review: Goji Gourmet

A big thank you to my friend, Allison over at Goji Gourmet for sending me a package of their tasty cookies.  I had the delightful opportunity to meet Allison last week to hear about her exciting new business and taste her deliciously-healthy cookies. Goji Gourmet offers a wonderful variety of cookies packed with superfoods and … Continued

Oat n' Turkey Burgers

The other night I was making turkey burgers in my kitchen and I glanced over at my “Steel Cut Oats” and thought…hmmm, let’s throw these guys into the recipe and experiment! Ingredients 1 lb. ground Turkey 1 cup oats 1/3 cup egg whites Eden Organic no salt-added tomatoes Nu-Salt, Pepper 1 tsp. Chili Powder 1 … Continued

No-Bake Almond Oaty Bars

These bars are quick and easy to make…they are a perfect mid-day snack dipped into Greek yogurt or an after dinner dessert paired with organic soy ice cream. I love experimenting in my kitchen-I devised this recipe one afternoon when searching through my cabinets for a snack.  When I finally realized I had all of the ingredients needed … Continued

Wheat or Whole-Wheat: Who's the Imposter?

So, here’s a typical scenario for you…you walk into the food store and head over to the bread and cereal isle.  First thought: “YIKES”.   Hundreds of products line the shelves claiming Whole Grains, Wheat, Whole Wheat, Whole Grains…the list could go on forever.  So, how do you know you’re buying a minimally processed product? Whole grain breads … Continued