My Gluten Free Fruit Pizza

My attempt…the crust came out beautifully! The entire family gave it a thumbs up! Click here for the recipe – you’ll love it! Also, this healthy yet sumptuous crust can be used for so many different gluten-free desserts…get creative!

I Heart Sunday Brunch!

Why do we love brunch so much? People who normally would never wait for a table at a restaurant stand in line for hours at the most happening brunch spots eagerly awaiting their Belgium waffles, scrambled eggs and gourmet coffee! The word “brunch” is obviously a portmanteau made from the words “breakfast” and “lunch.” It’s served midday […]

Chicken Breakfast Sausages

INGREDIENTS: 2 tablespoons chopped onion 3/4 teaspoon plus 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided 1/2 cup grated peeled tart apple 1 tablespoon minced fresh sage or 3/4 teaspoon rubbed sage 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper Dash ground cinnamon 1/4 pound ground chicken or turkey DIRECTIONS: In a non-stick skillet, saute onion in 3/4 teaspoon oil until crisp-tender. Add apple; cook […]

Gluten-Free Berry Fruit Pizza

Love this recipe…its easy and super delicious.  The crust is amazingly gluten-free and made with nutritious ingredients like almonds, coconut oil and raw honey!  Raw honey, although a sugar, contains a wide array of vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants. The vitamins found in honey may include (depending on floral variety) niacin, riboflavin and pantothenic […]

Why is MSG so Bad for You?

When I talk to people about the concept of healthy eating, inevitably we discuss processed foods and how most commercially produced food items are riddled with additives, preservatives and flavor enhancers.  Although the FDA would have us believe that these “food” chemicals are actually safe to consume, study after study reveals how the ingestion of […]

How Can You Protect Against Arthritis?

According to the Arthritis Foundation, nearly one out of three Americans has arthritis. Of these 66 million adults suffering from this severely debilitating autoimmune disease, 43 million have been diagnosed with arthritis and another 23 million live with chronic joint symptoms that have not been doctor-diagnosed. In fact, arthritis is one of the leading causes of […]

GMO-Free Foods

These brands, at the time of writing, source their ingredients from GMO-free supplies.  If you’re concerned about the very real threat that genetically modified organisms pose to our food supply and ultimate health, please purchase from these companies and contact them to let them know that you support and value their decision to use non-gmo soy, corn, […]

Black Garlic Noodle Recipe

INGREDIENTS: 1/2 pound dry brown-rice noodles 8 cloves black garlic, sliced thinly 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil 1 teaspoon sesame oil 2 teaspoons fish sauce or non-GMO soy sauce handful of chopped cilantro or herbs salt and pepper to taste DIRECTIONS: Cook brown rice noodles according to directions. In heated pan, add grapeseed oil then add […]

Banana, Oat, and Chia Seed Muffins

These super yummy muffins are vegan, soy-free, dairy-free and can be made with a gluten-free baking mix or buckwheat flour instead of whole wheat flour (if you like a more hearty muffin)! Low in sugar but high in fiber, these muffins are awesome for breakfast or as an in-between meal, on-the-go snack! INGREDIENTS: 2 tbsp flax-seed meal 2 […]

6 Superfoods for 2012

Hey all…in case you haven’t yet noticed, 2012 is officially in high gear and January is a big month for starting new routines and revamping eating habits! As you continue on your path to optimal wellness and health, check out the top 6 Superfoods for the new year.  Each of these items will not only help you achieve or maintain your weight-loss […]