Rants, Rules & Recipes

An Effort to End Nutritional Ignorance

RULE: Try New Grains

If you’re like me, the only grain I knew growing up were wheat and white rice.  And let’s be honest, there was no “whole wheat” bread or pasta. There was WonderBread and spaghettios; and … Continue reading

October 18, 2016 · 3 Comments

RECIPE: Apple Cookies

  Fall is upon us. Which means delicious, crisp apples!  A dear friend shared this genius idea of-a-fun-snack-or-healthy-dessert with me when we wanted stopped at her place for lunch, breaking up … Continue reading

October 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

RECIPE: Simple Gluten-Free Lasagna

Who doesn’t like warm, crisp, gooey, melted-cheese? OK, I know dairy-free folks won’t back flip at this, but for the rest of us…this healthy lasagna will blow your mind! Savory … Continue reading

October 4, 2016 · 8 Comments

RECIPE: Great Balls of Fire

First off, I cannot utter the phrase “Great Balls of Fire” without recalling that scene in Top Gun….Goose and Maverick plus a piano–when Tom Cruise was crazy hot…not crazy! That aside, … Continue reading

September 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

RECIPE: Jicama Salad

Looking for a simple salad that’s not the same ole, same ole?  Look no further.  If you have access to Trader Joe’s cubed Jicama (hick-uh-muh), it won’t get much easier … Continue reading

September 20, 2016 · 1 Comment

RULE: Eat Plants at Breakfast

Have you seen what constitutes the average American’s Breakfast?  I have. Trust me, I can ‘put it away’ in the food department.  But I am appalled at what we ingest … Continue reading

September 13, 2016 · 1 Comment

RECIPE: Peach Fuzz Delight

Did you over do it this Labor Day weekend?! If so, let celebrate the end of summer with a truly delicious concoction!   If not, let’s still celebrate summer’s end … Continue reading

September 6, 2016 · 2 Comments