Living & eating healthy with food allergies

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Healthy Gluten-Free Brownies

Healthy Gluten-Free Brownies

Healthy Brownies? Yep, these brownies are made without oil, nuts or flour. You won’t believe the secret ingredient. Black beans! They are quick to put together and you can make them just a little sweet or super sweet depending on your taste. No nuts, no […]

Why did I become a Pampered Chef consultant?

Why did I become a Pampered Chef consultant?

Recently I was invited to a Pampered Chef party. I wasn’t sure what to expect. The consultant handed out catalogs and I suddenly got much more interested. There were so many great kitchen tools that would make cooking plant-based fun and simple. The catalog includes […]

Super Munchies for Super Bowl Sunday

Super Munchies for Super Bowl Sunday

I’m a big football fan. Even when my team isn’t having a good year I will still watch all the games. This year was particularly bad as my team not only lost but moved to a new city. But that doesn’t mean I can’t still […]

Sun Bites

Sun Bites

Do you ever feel like you just want something sweet but you only want a bite? I’m always trying to eat healthy, whole food avoiding candy and sweets. Despite that I love baking and making sweets to give away. Planning to give them away ensures […]

Eating My Greens Soup

Eating My Greens Soup

Lately I’ve been tracking what I eat using Dr. Greger’s Daily Dozen app on my phone. (Check it out on iTunes or Google Play.) It appears I’m missing out on cruciferous vegetables and greens. So I came up with a strategy, make a bag of […]

Making Ratatouille with Lentils

Making Ratatouille with Lentils

I love eating eggplant. It’s gotten me in trouble before. But that’s a whole other story. Whenever I go to the grocery store I check to see if any of the eggplant look edible. Lately it’s been very sad. The eggplant looks like it was […]