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November 13, 2014 Thumbnail image for Buckwheat Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Muffins

Buckwheat Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Muffins

Everybody loves pumpkin this time of year and I am no different. I think what I love most about pumpkin recipes, though, is the spice blend. The spicy and warming flavors of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves mingling together. I created this recipe this morning as I was craving a healthy baked good of sorts. […]

January 14, 2014 Thumbnail image for Guest Blog Post: Are You Getting Enough Omega-3s?

Guest Blog Post: Are You Getting Enough Omega-3s?

The following guest blog post highlights the importance of including omega-3 fatty acids in your diet. I completely agree with this and believe it is helpful to find sources of omega-3s that you can easily incorporate into your meals. In addition to the sources discussed below, you can also include grass-fed meats, flax seeds, chia […]

January 3, 2014 Thumbnail image for Lucky Black Eyed Pea Soup for the New Year

Lucky Black Eyed Pea Soup for the New Year

There is a Southern tradition of eating black eyed peas in the new year for good luck. I always remember eating my peas with ham in them. So I picked up a ham hock from my favorite pork company at the farmer’s market and developed this easy recipe. Ideally you want to soak any beans […]

November 13, 2013 Thumbnail image for Easy Tuna Salad with Basil (Mayo-free)

Easy Tuna Salad with Basil (Mayo-free)

It was way past lunch time, and I was starving! I needed to throw something together and wasn’t in the mood to spend a long time in the kitchen. I had a can of tuna in the pantry, leftover tahini dressing from last night’s salad, a new jar of Bubbie’s pickle relish, and some fresh […]

October 23, 2013 Thumbnail image for Pumpkin Pie in a Jar

Pumpkin Pie in a Jar

I was trying to think of a delicious Fall recipe and I knew two things. I wanted to use pumpkin and my favorite sweetener, maple syrup. News of a contest put on by Pure Canadian Maple Syrup also crossed my path, inspiring me to get into the kitchen and create something to tempt any taste […]

June 26, 2013 Thumbnail image for 4 Recipes to Banish Your Breakfast Boredom

4 Recipes to Banish Your Breakfast Boredom

Breakfast can be a toughie, especially if you are avoiding certain foods. Many of my clients have allergies to either gluten, dairy, or egg. Have you noticed that most breakfast foods contain these ingredients? Also, if you are grain-free or Paleo, breakfast can also be a bit of a challenge. I have learned to think […]

June 13, 2013 Thumbnail image for Paleo Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies for Dad! (Gluten-free)

Paleo Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies for Dad! (Gluten-free)

These cookies don’t need a long intro because, heck, they speak for themselves. Chocolate, bacon, coconut? I even managed to use my leftover almond pulp from the almond milk I made earlier in the week. I simply stored it in the freezer. When I was ready to use it, I defrosted it and added it […]

April 16, 2013 Thumbnail image for ***Cookbook Teaser Alert***- Banana Bonanza Parfaits

***Cookbook Teaser Alert***- Banana Bonanza Parfaits

Have you seen the movie Love’s Kitchen? It’s a somewhat cheesy “rom com” about a chef and a food critic. If you are bored one day and are into this kind of thing, check it out on Netflix. What is my point? Well, in the movie they prepare these amazing trifle desserts. A proper English […]