Each of these recipes is free of gluten, dairy, soy, nuts/peanuts and refined sugar. All are made without chemical additives and focus on fresh, high quality, healthy ingredients.

Fresh Strawberry Pie and Grain-Free Crust

Fresh Strawberry Pie and Grain-Free Crust

The best tasting pie comes from locally grown strawberries at the height of the berry season, which for most of us is early spring and summer. You can find berries in the grocery store virtually year ’round, but the taste is generally missing. Conventional...

Balls of Energy

Balls of Energy

9photo courtesy tisthefood.wordpress.com/) These nutty morsels not only fill you up with healthy super-powered nutrients, but they also are low glycemic and high in fiber, and give you oodles of fat-burning energy. Try these before a workout or as a sweet satisfying...

Salmon-Veggie Thai Stirfry

Salmon-Veggie Thai Stirfry

Kale, Broccoli and Salmon Stirfry This is good for a quick breakfast too! (I’d omit the wine, however!) Add an egg for the protein or any kind of breakfast meat, leftover salmon or leftover meat you like. One of my favorite go-to meals is to take any meat leftovers...

Garbanzo, quinoa, veggie salad

Garbanzo, quinoa, veggie salad

Another delicious summer salad that doesnt really need a recipe. You can experiment with ingredients and use what you have, add some dressing and viola! A hearty salad that can be eaten as a main course, or a filling sidedish. Enjoy! Ingredients Radishes, quartered...

Maya Beach Chopped Salad

I was in Belize between Christmas and New Year’s and my favorite place was Maya Beach. We stayed at a wonderful cottage at a lovely resort with a fantastic restaurant on the beach. My very favorite dish there was their “Chopped Salad”. I think I actually ordered it at...

Quinoa Pilaf

Quinoa Pilaf

A friend asked me to bring a side dish, so I made up this quinoa pilaf. It was delightful, and filling enough to make a light vegetarian meal if you wanted. Quinoa has complete protein and when you combine it with nuts, seeeds and crumbled goat cheese, you have a...

Tomato, Basil, Goat Cheese Snack

Tomato, Basil, Goat Cheese Snack

I love to cook and make up recipes, but my boyfriend is also clever and talented cook–so sometimes I just let him surprise me. This is what he made up of yummy things we had on hand. Gluten free, “Mary’s gone Crackers”, raw goat cheddar, fresh picked garden basil and...

Arugula and Shaved Fennel Salad

Arugula and Shaved Fennel Salad

Once you try this salad, you may become totally hooked on it like I did. This simple salad has been a hit with everyone who has eaten it! I tried it once and then made it a few dozen more times—it is so good!  It’s just a little bit different from your average salad....

Wine Country Chicken and Asparagus Salad

Wine Country Chicken and Asparagus Salad

I have some beautiful fresh basil growing right outside my door, and it grows like crazy so, I am going use as much fresh basil as I can! This recipe was adapted from a recipe from the Robert Mondavi Winery in Napa Valley. It makes a perfect meal with high quality...

Heuvos Rancheros

Heuvos Rancheros

This recipe includes the added health benefits of cilantro, avocado and tomatoes, along with the blood sugar-stabilizing protein power of eggs. Cilantro aids in the digestive process by helping to stimulate digestive enzymes, and is a natural anti-inflammatory while...

Creamy Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Creamy Chocolate Avocado Pudding

I tried this at Whole Foods one day–somewhat skeptically. It was amazing!! Rich avocado combines with chocolate and sweetness to make a rich, creamy, delicious pudding that won’t blow your diet, or make your blood sugar go sky-high. Try this for an evening treat–it’s...

REBOOT week 1

REBOOT week 1

(Hover over meals for recipe links)   Breakfast: Heuvos Rancheros Snack: Handful of pistachios, walnuts, almonds, cashews, etc. Lunch: Tuna Tomato bites Snack: Bell pepper, carrots, radishes, and celery, hard boiled egg Dinner: Seafood Penne with asparagus, baby...

REBOOT Meal Plan week 2

REBOOT Meal Plan week 2

(Hover over meals for recipe links)   Breakfast: Baked Salmon and Avocado eggs Snack: Green smoothie Lunch: Supersalad with leftover salmon Snack: Celery sticks with 1-2 Tbsp peanut, almond or sunflower butter Dinner: Beef or Chicken Fajitas, lettuce, tomato and...

Spicy Tomato-Tuna Bites

Spicy Tomato-Tuna Bites

Tomato Tuna Bites A delicious, super tasty and easy high protein, low glycemic snack that will satisfy your hunger without making your blood sugar go up. These are definitely their best in the summertime when you can find firm, ripe, delicious tomatoes, which as you...

Blood Sugar Balancing Green Smoothie

Blood Sugar Balancing Green Smoothie

For those of you who may be watching your blood sugar, yet want to enjoy a green smoothie for all the superstar health benefits, this delicious low sugar option is for you! The avocado adds a rich creamy texture, healthy fats and added vitamins and minerals. And...

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