Almonds are naturally gluten-free and naturally yummy. I love to eat them by the handful, on salads and baked into my favortie recipes. I am excited to share the winning recipes of the Almond Board of California’s Nutrition Pros Know Best Almond Challenge, where nutrition professionals submitted their best almond-inspired recipes. I made both recipes [...]
Valentine’s Day is notorious for including treats that may be rich and decadent. Those treats don’t have to be loaded with fat and sugar to taste good, though. Guiding Stars’ expert chef, Erin Dow, has created the following Valentine’s Day recipes that are both delicious, nutritious and gluten-free.
Black Bean Brownies
Eating gluten-free can be expensive. Notice I said “can be”, but it doesn’t have to be. Nicole Hunn, author of Gluten-Free on a Shoestring, tackles gluten-free cooking and baking without breaking the bank in her first book, Gluten-Free on a Shoestring. The latest installment, Gluten-Free on a Shoestring Quick & Easy, shows us how to [...]
I talk about how stressful weeknight meals are on a regular basis. Some weeks I do better at planning in advance than others. When I am having a particularly busy and stressful week we end up with more takeout than I would like, but with these recipes from Carol Kicinski, I hope to avoid that [...]
Today is the day – the day footballs fans have been waiting for – the big game! I am not a football fan, so today is more about the cool new commercials or the fun food than the game itself. The half time show is always entertaining as well.
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I get lots of emails daily that contain recipes. Some catch my eye, others? Not so much. Monday morning the puppy woke me up at 3:30 AM to go outside and play pee and I had a rough time falling back to sleep. That left me laying in bed reading my email on my iPad. [...]
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Southwestern Fajita Quiche
We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day—it jumpstarts your metabolism and gets your brain ready for the day. But when your breakfasts consist of the same old cereal, bagels or granola bars every morning, it’s easy for the most important meal of your day to turn [...]
When I first shared my love of Thai Chile Salmon, I paired it with roasted potatoes and okra. Recently I have been eating a lot of quinoa in an effort to eat more nutrient dense foods. Low iron stores on my last blood work means more bison (higher in iron than beef), spinach and other [...]