So you’ve been diagnosed with a food allergy or sensitivity. Feel like your life’s over and you’ll never eat happy food again? If you joined my blog a few weeks ago, you read the story of how I discovered my gluten intolerance. The first few weeks after a diagnosis can be a bit mind rattling. But I’m here to tell you that this isn’t the end of the world. You’ll still find ways to eat lots of … [Read more...] about Diagnosed With A Food Allergy: Here’s How to Cope
Tortillas are amazing. Personally, I’m a sucker for Mexican soft tacos and burritos. But let’s not forget sandwich wraps too. But who needs all those processed carbs? So today, I want to discover some better ways to replace conventional tortillas and wraps. You can eat better, lighter, and healthier while enjoying all your favorite tortilla creations. I can totally be a carb-addict. But these … [Read more...] about Healthier Sandwich Alternatives to Tortillas and Wraps
I have a confession. I used to hate fall. Despite the beauty of the changing colors, I always secretly mourned the loss of the sunshine and long days of summer. But now that I live in Los Angeles where summer weather routinely lasts from June until October, I’m usually very ready to welcome the cooler days of fall. And that when I start craving one of my favorites: warm apple crisp. As a … [Read more...] about Apple Crisp: Low-Sugar, Slow Cook, & Gluten-Free!
I used to search for the most complicated answer. As if something being difficult made it worthy. Like when I would turn up the tension all the way on the Exercycle, thinking barely being able to move the pedals made me badass. Or when I did that speech without my notes. (hint...it didn’t go well.) But I’ve since learned that the simple answer can sometimes be the best answer. And that’s why I … [Read more...] about Healthy Raspberry Banana Ice Cream
Gluten-Free Diets Have Exploded Onto The Scene There are new gluten-free products everywhere you look. So should you try this new trendy way of eating? And will it transform your health? People often give up gluten who will receive no health benefit. On the other hand, people who might benefit from this diet often have no clue. There are many who believe fiction over facts when it comes to … [Read more...] about Gluten-Free Diets: Fact vs Fiction
I am not a chef. I’m just an ordinary person, passionate about eating healthy, that wants to help people enjoy eating a nutritious diet. Don’t get me wrong. I love a good caramel, hot fudge sundae, and I do relish my sugar filled indulgences. But I choose special occasions to indulge, and I balance my sweet snacks with nourishing wholesome foods to keep my blood sugar in check. That brings me to … [Read more...] about Breakfast in Bed Valentines Yogurt Parfait