Category Archives: Gluten Free Diet

Strawberry Dream Chia Pudding

Strawberry Dream Chia Pudding

Strawberry season is upon us, woohoo! I brought home 3 quarts of strawberries from our CSA (community supported agriculture) share yesterday and got to thinking about what I would do with them. Freeze some, make some into all-fruit jam, and. . . strawberry chia pudding! This chia seed pudding was inspired by The Kitchn and is incrediblyContinue reading!

17 Sweet and Savory Summer Salads

17 Sweet and Savory Summer Salads

Nothing says summer like picnics, potlucks, and hanging out with friends and family! As an Integrative RDN, I’ve worked with several clients recently who struggle to have a great time at these events because of the food. They either can’t eat gluten, dairy, or something else that’s in many summer party dishes or they don’t wantContinue reading!

Zoodles with Pesto

Zoodles with Pesto

In the past week as the weather has been beautiful, sunny, and 80+ degrees, I’ve been dreaming of Zoodles (or Zucchini Noodles) with Pesto. So not kidding. I have literally had dreams of the garden overflowing with zucchini and making countless zucchini dishes. (Remind me in August that I actually wished for this in May!) ThereContinue reading!

Homemade Treats from the Heart

Homemade Treats from the Heart

Surprise your Valentine this year with some homemade treats from the heart. While cards and stuffed bears and candy hearts say “I Love You”, these healthful homemade treats speak louder than words when made with love in your kitchen. Choose a recipe and make sure you have the ingredients. Valentine’s Day is right around theContinue reading!

Crispy Brown Rice Treats

Crispy Brown Rice Treats

When I was a kid, I used to take marshmallow, peanut butter, and butter ooey gooey rice crispy treats to gymnastics meets. While they were delicious, they probably weren’t the best choice for fueling sports performance. This recipe for Crispy Brown Rice Treats tastes very similar to that of my childhood, but with some seriousContinue reading!

Zingy Carrot Apple Beet Juice

Zingy Carrot Apple Beet Juice

As an Integrative RDN and new mama, I LOVE veggie juice! It’s loaded with fresh organic fruits and vegetables that are packed with energy and immune-boosting vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, enzymes, and phytonutrients. Veggie juice makes a fantastic start to your breakfast or as a snack or “energy drink” on the go. It’s that time ofContinue reading!

Holiday Recipe Round-Up

Holiday Recipe Round-Up

You’re thinking about the holidays, family coming to town, holiday travels, and what you’re going to eat. As you start planning your holiday meals, I’ve compiled 50 real food holiday recipes from my blog to help you out. Why stop eating healthy real food at the holidays? Eating lots of sugar, flour, and shortening atContinue reading!

Baked Apples

Baked Apples

Baked apples say fall like no other healthy real food dessert I know. While classic baked apples are filled with butter, sugar, nuts, and raisins, I like to add some oats for a whole grain twist. These Inside-Out Apple Crisp style baked apples are easy to whip up on a weeknight, weekend, or for aContinue reading!

Fennel Risotto

Fennel Risotto

Fennel is one of those veggies that often sits in the produce section under curious eyes or in the fridge crisper drawers of bewildered CSA members untouched. The question: What on earth do you do with fennel? Well, until recently, I had this same question. I’ve eaten fennel in a lot of ways. . .Continue reading!

Gluten Free Pizza Crust

Gluten Free Pizza Crust

Pizza is a true American staple food. For my clients and myself, the conflict arises when you want to eat a healthy real food diet. . . AND indulge in pizza. There are so many different recipes, mixes, and ideas for gluten free pizza crust out there. I’ve tried them all. . . boxed mixesContinue reading!