Month: May 2015

Peanut Butter Bars

Sometimes in life, peanut butter and chocolate are called for. There is no substitute, in my opinion. I don’t crave a lot of sugar luckily, but when I do, I think the perfect little snack is an organic dark chocolate square with a dollop… Continue Reading “Peanut Butter Bars”

Kale Chips 2 Ways

Have you ever had a kale chip? They are the most intriguing thing. So feather light, but they pack a crispy, satisfying crunch. You can probably put almost anything you want on them. A variety of oils, herbs, salts, and seasonings. Whatever you like. I… Continue Reading “Kale Chips 2 Ways”

Spicy Mango Jalapeno Sausage & Red Lentil Pasta

    Technically, legumes are on the “don’t eat very often” list for me because they are considered an inflammatory food for those of us whose inflammatory mechanism is broken. For me, having pasta made with lentils is not as damaging as having pasta… Continue Reading “Spicy Mango Jalapeno Sausage & Red Lentil Pasta”

Strawberry Yogurt Pops

These Strawberry Yogurt Pops are an easy and healthy sweet treat. The only ingredients are fresh strawberries, and coconut yogurt. I used home made coconut yogurt, but you don’t have to. You can use any yogurt you like. For future reference, it’s simple to… Continue Reading “Strawberry Yogurt Pops”

Spinach & Basil Pesto

I love pesto. It’s so versatile and easy to add to meat, vegetable, pasta, and zoodle dishes. My pesto is vegan and nut free and quite delicious, if I do say so myself. I don’t miss the cheese or the nuts. If you can tolerate goat… Continue Reading “Spinach & Basil Pesto”

Grain Free & Dairy Free Chocolate Pancakes

  It is possible to indulge in your favorite things even when you are focusing on being grain and dairy free. It’s not necessary for you to suffer and think that you’ll never be able to eat anything fabulous and naughty ever again. I mean… Continue Reading “Grain Free & Dairy Free Chocolate Pancakes”

Korobuta Ham Asparagus Scramble & A Small Thyroid Lesson

I really prefer to wake up and start the day with a vegetable, protein, and fruit smoothie. I think it’s a fantastic way to pack a lot of nutrients into a really easy meal and it’s a great way to start my day off… Continue Reading “Korobuta Ham Asparagus Scramble & A Small Thyroid Lesson”

Cole’s Fine Foods ~ Gluten Free Bakery & Cafe

Mom and I are thoroughly enjoying her retirement. We both like to lollygag around when we’re out running errands to see what’s new or see what we’ve missed when life used to be in a hurry.  Monday I had a follow-up with my doctor… Continue Reading “Cole’s Fine Foods ~ Gluten Free Bakery & Cafe”

Grilled Lunch & Garden Therapy

When I hear someone say they “hate” to garden, the hair on the back of my neck stands up. I have to seriously question whether we are going to be able to be friends. What’s next…they’re going to tell me they don’t like to… Continue Reading “Grilled Lunch & Garden Therapy”