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4th of July is right around the corner, if you can believe it. Maybe you’re wondering if there’s something yummy you can eat that won’t bust the calorie counter. Let’s have a fun holiday and keep all of our buttons in tact! This turkey avocado lime burger can help. Don’t…(Read More)

Summer is here! The grill is out and it’s time for easy, light meals. This Citrus Balsamic Grilled Chicken is one of my go-to faves all summer long. I can make countless variations of it and never tire of the sweet caramelization of the balsamic combined with the tang of the citrus. The…(Read More)

I love meatballs. I’m not the only one. It runs in the family. My dad named his iPod, “Meatball.” I’ve been working on healthier, allergy-free meatball recipes since I discovered my food allergies in 1995. Let me tell you, recreating meatballs into a healthier, gluten-free, paleo, even egg-free variation that…(Read More)

There’s a gluten-free baked penne recipe that takes less than an hour? Yep! You’ll need a decent sauce. If you make you’re own, that’s ideal. But if you don’t, no worries. There are some decent brands that aren’t packed with sugar and preservatives. I suggest starting with one…(Read More)

This month Recipe Redux challenged us to recreate the “pattie,” into a healthy, but satisfying experience in honor of St. Patty’s Day. Worthy of a facelift, let’s give patties a fighting chance. So, turkey is out, right? Is anyone besides me sick of eating 98 difference recipes for healthier turkey burgers? Maybe I…(Read More)

What recipe has all the flavors of Thanksgiving without any of the foods that cause the bloating, weight gain, and general discomfort we usually associate with the post-Thanksgiving food coma that inevitably follows the day most Americans spend over-eating? Ding, ding, ding, you guessed it! My Cranberry Walnut Quinoa Salad, gluten-free, dairy…(Read More)

Game day gluten-free pizza is sure to be a winner! The secret? Flavor. Layered on flavor. Layered on flavor. Layered on flavor. No bad fats or processed ingredients. Just fresh herbs, vegetables, and bright flavors that dance together in your mouth. Vegan? Gluten-free? Who knew? Who will care? Probably no one. With all…(Read More)

Lemon Basil Quinoa Salad is loved to the last drop! I whipped up this dish for multiple parties this holiday season. Much to my delight, it was a hit everywhere I took it! My dish not only hung with cool foods, like potato salad, pasta salad, and roast beef, it was the first thing gone…(Read More)

Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix

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When I read the November Recipe Redux Challenge to share a healthy, ready-to-go mix, I said to my husband, “But I don’t use any mixes. I create everything from scratch.” Should I create a mix? I don’t know, it wasn’t feeling like me. You can’t force the food. I…(Read More)

Crock Pot Chicken Tacos

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Need a healthy, easy dinner everyone will love? These super flavorful, gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free crock pot Chicken Tacos are ready when you are! Welcome to crock pot cooking. The magic pot, I call it. Slow and low cooking is a great way to infuse flavor into healthy food. Flavor makes healthy food…(Read More)