Whole Wheat Buttermilk Biscuits

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Happy New Year! Here’s wishing everyone has a joyful and healthy 2015! I had some leftover buttermilk from a recipe I made at Christmas and didn’t want to toss half a quart out.  I started by making delicious waffles using the buttermilk – but still had a TON left!   Not one to toss out food, […]

Chocolate Avocado Cupcakes

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I first made these decadent chocolate avocado cupcakes 4 years ago for my friend Natalie’s son.  It was his first birthday and he had a dairy allergy so I was in search of a vegan chocolate cupcake.  I came across this recipe from Vegetarian Times.  I’ve tweaked it a bit but in all fairness have given […]

Happy New Year 2014!

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Happy New Year!  I hope 2014 brings you good health and much happiness! I’m sure that a good number of you are setting some goals for the New Year, and that many of those involve changing your eating patterns.   Whether you’re cleansing, juicing, detoxing, fasting, or dieting – I hope that your long-term goal […]

Granola You Can Feel Good About

Granola is one of those foods that most people really enjoy, but the problem is, the majority of people shouldn’t be enjoying it too often.  Why?  By nature, granola is a high-calorie, high-carbohydrate and sugar food.  It tastes so darn good that limiting yourself to the 1/4-1/2 cup serving size can be, well, challenging at […]

Pumpkin Muffin Challenge

Can you tell them apart?  White whole wheat flour used on LEFT, Gluten-free on RIGHT.  Only difference is the GF generally don't smooth out as nicely in the muffin tin - look just like they do when you put the batter in.  Very little (if any) difference in great flavor!

I have a number of clients and friends who have children that have either a gluten sensitivity or full-blown Celiac disease.  Recently, I had to make some pumpkin muffins for my son’s class, and since his good friend in class has Celiac, I wanted to make them gluten-free. Years ago, making gluten-free baked goods was […]