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Gluten Free Chocolate Caramel Bars

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Gluten Free Salted Peanut Chews

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Baked Oatmeal

In the past oatmeal was debated as a gluten free grain. Today it has gained the green light. As long as the celiac disease is under control gluten free oats may be added in your diet gradually. If you have concerns please consult your physician. Be sure all ingredients are gluten free. Even if you [...]

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Welcome to the Hurried Holiday Season!

Yes, we are well into the season of fast food, parties, shopping, eating too much, drinking too much, exercising too little and throwing to the wind our best intentions to stick with a healthy life style, …BUT WAIT! It does not have to be that way. You can stay with your healthy life- style during [...]

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Diet Confusion

There are many diets today. From drinking pre packaged beverages, eating bars, eating one food, strict menus, purchasing pre-packaged meals etc. etc. etc. By now you all know that my programs are all centered around empowering you to make better choices to improve your lifestyle for a lifetime. Just because I don’t promote specific diets [...]

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Say “Hello” to Quinoa, the POWER GRAIN

A powerhouse of nutrition with great flavor, pleasing texture while easy to use it is very versatile. Quinoa is called a grain; however is a Latin American seed that is from the goosefoot plant. It is an ancient American food staple that is grown at over 12,000 feet in the Andes. It has been cultivated [...]

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Breakfast

When breakfast is skipped it will set you up for a day with less energy, less focus and over eating.  It is important to feed the fire so to speak.  You have been sleeping and have gone several hours without eating.  Within 30 to 45 minutes of getting up it is recommended that you eat [...]

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Salt

Salt is important to the health of our bodies, however in today’s market we get way too much salt in most diets. The only want to know is to read labels. Most frozen meals, canned vegetables are all with added salt. IF salt is an important health issue for you: begin by putting the salt [...]

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Water

One of the most important habits is to drink pure clean water each day. If you drink more than one pop a day begin by replacing one a day with a bottle of water. If you need some flavor, add some lemon or orange. My favorite water is to fill a pitcher with water add [...]

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5 Gluten-Free Basics

1. Always read the labels. Don’t eat foods with labels that list questionable ingredients unless you can verify they do not contain or are not derived from prohibited grains. And just because what you purchased before was gluten free does not mean it is this time. Manufactures change ingredients. Read the label each time you [...]

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