Gluten free D.C., Pt. 4

There is so much amazing gluten free ground to cover in D.C…. I didn’t scratch the surface of what they have to offer but I still managed to find some great eats! There are distinctly areas of town for dining gluten free that provide more than chain type express joints, Alexandria proved to be one […]

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 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 […]

Gluten Free Trader Joes

The staple gluten free items available at Trader Joe’s are endless and cost effective. If you are lucky enough to have access to one near your home or while traveling, you will find consistency in their offerings.  While on our current trip to Chicago, I was able to score a room at the Homewood suites. […]

Light and fresh smoothie

I love the plethora of fresh fruit options this time of year. If you like a think and chunky smoothie, freeze them first. This one was light and refreshing with fresh fruit.  1 nectarine 2 slices watermelon chunked 1T honey 1scoop protein powder 1C water (or juice for additional sweetness) This was really light and […]

Gluten free meals, fast

I’m convinced that if my life were in TV it would be a timed cooking show. You know… here’s eight random ingredients, two hungry kids and thirty minutes until bedtime… now go! That’s why it’s always a good idea for me to have gluten free corn dogs, chicken nuggets and frozen burgers on hand. I’d […]

Pickled Cucumbers

A part of my childhood memories stem from freshly grown vegetables, picked from my Papa’s garden and made into delicacies with ease. One of my favorite snacks, even as an adult, are cucumbers. This recipe combines history, nostalgia and good taste for a fresh healthy snack. 4-6 cucumbers sliced 3 cups water 1 cup Apple […]

Kale chips

Kale is one of the more polarizing things in life. Like cold weather, lipstick and exercise, you either love it or hate it. Being in the healthier phase of my life, sans kool aid and little Debbie cakes, I have turned to all things green. Matcha, green juice, celery, zucchini, avocados and kale seem to […]