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Yum, it’s tomato season! I’m putting them in everything, which is what inspired this crazy delicious California Quinoa. Fast, easy, and flavorful with fresh herbs and avocado, be sure to use a zippy, high quality red wine vinegar for your marinade. Let’s talk more about that… Is All Red Wine Vinegar the…(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)

The Jedi Breakfast. Combine in a Jar. Wait. Eat. A high fiber, high protein, fat burning breakfast that cooks itself? A, total Jedi move in my book, and a breakfast I keep on hand. This recipe is so Jedi, you don’t even have to wait overnight. Four hours is about all it takes. They…(Read More)

How to Make Healthy Homemade Pasta When Recipe Redux made this month an oscar challenge I immediately knew what I wanted to make. They asked us to take a dish from a film we saw and create a healthier, but equally tasty version. I fell in love with Silver Linings Playbook Not just because of…(Read More)

Learn How to Mix Pasta Dough: Plain and Simple! Need more help with homemade pasta? Check out my other videos: Rolling Pasta and Tips for Rolling Out Pasta! Need a healthy homemade pasta recipe? Be sure to try my Healthy Homemade Pasta with Spinach Almond Pesto and Roasted Tomatoes…(Read More)

Italian String Beans

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A Favorite Old World Recipe (one of many!) Recipe Redux has asked us for our favorite family vintage side dish this month. Well, my family’s Italian string beans are the bomb. In fact, in wouldn’t be Thanksgiving or Christmas without them. They are so sensational, the Marinelli table gives them their own course…(Read More)

What is a cultured veggie recipe? Why eat them? It’s easy to create imbalance in your digestive tract Back in the 1990′s when I gained and lost 100 lbs, a slew of health issues accompanied that experience. It wasn’t just about the weight. If you’re interested in the details of that…(Read More)

PB&J Overnight Oats

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What are Overnight Oats? Overnight oats are oats you don’t have to cook. Score! All you do is put all the ingredients in a jar, let them sit overnight, and wa-la. You have breakfast in the morning. Take to work, or eat at home. Either way, no cooking required. And for me, that…(Read More)

For this month’s Recipe Redux Challenge we were asked to recreate a favorite meal we had on vacation into a healthier version. If you read my blog post The Best Food I Ate in Boston, you may recall the brick oven pizza in the North End I raved about. Gluten-free, pesto, and topped…(Read More)

Kid-Friendly Quinoa Starts with Familiar Flavors Kids can be picky eaters. Many prefer foods and flavors that are familiar. Even if they ate a wide array of foods at a young age, they often become more picky by the age of 4 until they are teenagers. If you have a less adventurous eater at…(Read More)