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I won’t lie. This recipe is built off of my Peanut Butter Fudge Gluten-free Brownie Recipe. Very similar, but a couple small differences. These differences can be large, however, to someone who chooses not to eat grains and peanut butter. Paleo vs. Gluten-free Recipe In this brownie recipe you must use cassava…(Read More)

Looking for chocolate chunks that are dairy-free, soy-free, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free? What if you happen to need nut-free, too? Once you start looking at chocolate labels, you realize what a tall order this is. I can often find chocolate that is free of one of these ingredients at a…(Read More)

What makes a great barbecue sauce? People debate this across the country. A Carolina sauce differs from a Tennessee sauce, which differs from how Kansas City does it. And Texas has a style all its own. But I find hidden wheat, gluten, soy, sugar, even dairy in barbecue sauces, depending on the style. With great…(Read More)

I think it’s no secret at this point that I love dark chocolate. It’s my biggest vice. I don’t hide it. One of the great things about dark chocolate is that a little goes a long way. You don’t need a huge serving to satisfy. When I create chocolate recipes I…(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)

Do Thanksgiving pies cause you stress? Let’s be honest, pie-making is not everyone’s jam. If not, no worries. You’re still a good person. Thanksgiving can be stressful enough with the cooking, family drama, travel, and overall craziness of the season. Don’t add more stress to your table with dessert anxiety…(Read More)

How important is a good breakfast? Some experts say it can improve mental focus, help regulate blood sugar, shape how you will eat for the rest of the day, and increase exercise endurance. Others say that research on skipping breakfast is biased and misleading. Who is right? My take? Every meal is important. Every food…(Read More)

Halloween is peeking around the corner. How many sugar highs (and lows) are in your future? Do you really know what’s in that candy you can’t stop eating? What if you could help yourself, and those you care about, make better choices? How do you know what’s a Halloween trick or treat…(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)