Baked pumpkin seeds

Don’t throw them out! The pumpkin innards might be ooky and gooky but it’s worth digging through them for the seeds. And since you are making a family activity of the carving, why not teach the kids about a healthy treat? We used a cookie sheet with paper towels for the collection of the seeds, […]

Gluten free condiments

One of the things people ask me the most about eating is, “is there really gluten in condiments?” Yes, sadly, there is. More often than not, wheat is used as a filler, binder and (I suppose) just for good measure. I also see a lot of barley malt, which is made from barley and therefore […]

Gluten free salsa meal

Quick, grab your magic pot and follow me! This dinner was super fast, easy and delicious. Sometimes I work for hours and end up with dinner that is just so-so. I feel so redeemed to try something like this and end up with a winner that will reside on our staples meal list for years […]

Gluten free D.C. Eats, Pt. 3

We spent a week in D.C. and half of it was near the hotel but we did venture out a few times, often just to try food in the neighboring communities. Honestly, that’s my favorite part of traveling. While in the National Harbor we also had the pleasure of dining at McCormick and Schmick’s. This […]

Gluten free on the road

If life is a highway and your lead foot won’t let you drive 55 on Route 66 then you have undoubtedly been on the road enough to realize it’s tough to feed the rumble in your tummy with fast food, when you have allergies.  We have a few staple chains that we look for when […]

Easy gluten free stir fry

It’s literally pre made! If you are like me and struggle to feed the kids something besides hot dogs, corn dogs and chicken nuggets (although there are some amazing gluten free options out there), this is a simple meal hack they will enjoy. Trader Joe’s, Costco, Market District and many others have two things that […]

Gluten free mushrooms

While I’m detoxing, I need extra flavor and extra veggies. This recipe combines both with flair! Spray skillet with oil of choice Wash and slice one basket whole fresh mushrooms Place mushrooms in skillet over medium heat Add 1/4c GF worchester sauce  Add 1/8c Boar’s head spicy mustard Simmer and turn until they darken. Eat […]

Sweet potato chickenĀ 

I love sweet potatoes! I also love that they are allowed on a healthy, get fit menu. They can be used in so many ways and are abundant with natural sweetness. In this recipe I tried something new, with what I had on hand and it turned out fabulous! This is made in my //ws-na.amazon-adsystem.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&OneJS=1&Operation=GetAdHtml&MarketPlace=US&source=ac&ref=tf_til&ad_type=product_link&tracking_id=gftifshealtht-20&marketplace=amazon&region=US&placement=B01B1VC13K&asins=B01B1VC13K&linkId=66a3b8ea209f1a8f15c24c4600e880d8&show_border=true&link_opens_in_new_window=true&price_color=e629dd&title_color=e633c8&bg_color=faf5fa” […]

Skinny fit… day 1

I’m on a 14 day journey to try out Skinny Fit Detox Tea.  I’ve been wanting to do a cleanse and I liked the wholesome ingredients and lack of allergens and laxatives in this one.  Upon opening the bag I was overwhelmed by the fresh berry smell and pleased to see mesh bags. The taste […]