Gathered Table

Mary Egan and Michael Pollan

Gathered Table is an incredibly dynamic electronic meal planning service that you don’t want to miss out on! Founded by my friend Mary Egan, (pictured above with Michael Pollan) it is the culmination of her Ivy League MBA, decades in the business world, and her experience as a busy, working mother of three children. MaryRead More →

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

This Pumpkin Spice Smoothie is perfect for fall! It’s also great for those times when you’re in the mood for a Pumpkin Pie but don’t want to go through the hassle of baking one. It’s made with baked pumpkin or squash. Remember, a pumpkin is a squash. For the smoothie depicted above I actually used one cupRead More →

Paleo Bagels

paleo bagels

Paleo Bagels are perfect for a festive low-carb brunch. They’re fantastic toasted, then topped with smoked salmon and scrambled eggs, along with tomato or cucumber. If you can consume dairy, Paleo Bagels are wonderful with organic cultured cream cheese. When I went grain-free in 2001, I thought my love affair with bagels had come toRead More →

Start the Day with Hot Water and Lemon

Start the Day with Hot Water and Lemon

How do you get yourself going each day? Do you drink coffee first thing in the morning? Do you eat food shortly after you wake up? Do you workout right away? Since my Ayurvedic training in the early 1990’s I have made sure to start the day with hot water and lemon. I thought thisRead More →

Brazil Nut Milk

Brazil Nut Milk

Brazil Nut Milk is rocking my world. This dairy-free milk tastes just like the real thing according to my older son (now a teenager). I think this nut milk recipe is the bomb. Brazil Nut Milk is a fabulous dairy alternative. It’s creamy, smooth, and easy to make, with only three ingredients. I serve BrazilRead More →

Meatballs

Spaghetti with Meatballs

This basic meatball recipe is easy to make. No frying! Flavored with shallot, tomato paste and a hint of Dijon mustard, these simple meatballs are incredibly tasty. My boys and their friends love them! Meatballs are also a great make ahead dinner dish. Often, when I have a busy day, I’ll make these meatballs theRead More →

Paleo Peach Crisp

paleo peach crisp

Paleo Peach Crisp is made with only six ingredients: peaches, almond flour, salt, butter, maple syrup, and vanilla. This healthy gluten-free crisp is another one of my easy-to-make Paleo recipes that has even less added sweetener than usual. The entire recipe has one tablespoon of maple syrup. Better yet? My boys and their friends devouredRead More →

How to Make Zucchini Noodles

how to make zucchini-noodles

I’ve followed a strict grain-free diet since 2001. Still, I eat pasta every week. How’s that possible? Zucchini noodles, otherwise known as zoodles. There’s nothing like spaghetti with meatballs, or Bolognese sauce. When you know how to make zucchini noodles, there’s no need to be deprived of such classic dishes! Trading processed food (high-carb pasta)Read More →

How to Make Lemonade

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Have you ever wondered how to make lemonade? It seems like such a simple thing. Until you actually try to do it. Making lemonade from scratch is fantastic for a bunch of reasons. First, it tastes incredible. There’s nothing like freshly squeezed juice from real lemons. Making your own also allows you to avoid theRead More →

Strawberry Crisp

Strawberry Crisp

Strawberries are at their peak right now. They’re overflowing in our garden and at the local farmer’s market. While I love making strawberry pie (with Paleo Pie Crust), sometimes I want to make something simpler. This Strawberry Crisp can be whipped up in minutes. It’s an easy gluten-free dessert that is made with only fiveRead More →

5 Tips for Healthy Travel

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Traveling is fun. Jet lag? Not so much. Leaving one’s native habitat to go on the road for business, and even pleasure can be stressful and exhausting. That’s why I’m sharing my 5 Tips for Healthy Travel with you. All types of travel can be intense and particularly brutal when vacation and business schedules don’tRead More →

How to Survive Building a New House

New House Front

As I mentioned in my What a Year post, we moved into a new house last summer –July 2013 to be exact. Now that we’ve been in the house for one year, things are starting to settle down. I unpacked the last boxes in May 2014. The dust has finally settled and I’m ready toRead More →

Gathered Table

Mary Egan and Michael Pollan

Gathered Table is an incredibly dynamic electronic meal planning service that you don’t want to miss out on! Founded by my friend Mary Egan, (pictured above with Michael Pollan) it is the culmination of her Ivy League MBA, decades in the business world, and her experience as a busy, working mother of three children. MaryRead More →

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

This Pumpkin Spice Smoothie is perfect for fall! It’s also great for those times when you’re in the mood for a Pumpkin Pie but don’t want to go through the hassle of baking one. It’s made with baked pumpkin or squash. Remember, a pumpkin is a squash. For the smoothie depicted above I actually used one cupRead More →

Paleo Bagels

paleo bagels

Paleo Bagels are perfect for a festive low-carb brunch. They’re fantastic toasted, then topped with smoked salmon and scrambled eggs, along with tomato or cucumber. If you can consume dairy, Paleo Bagels are wonderful with organic cultured cream cheese. When I went grain-free in 2001, I thought my love affair with bagels had come toRead More →

Start the Day with Hot Water and Lemon

Start the Day with Hot Water and Lemon

How do you get yourself going each day? Do you drink coffee first thing in the morning? Do you eat food shortly after you wake up? Do you workout right away? Since my Ayurvedic training in the early 1990’s I have made sure to start the day with hot water and lemon. I thought thisRead More →

Brazil Nut Milk

Brazil Nut Milk

Brazil Nut Milk is rocking my world. This dairy-free milk tastes just like the real thing according to my older son (now a teenager). I think this nut milk recipe is the bomb. Brazil Nut Milk is a fabulous dairy alternative. It’s creamy, smooth, and easy to make, with only three ingredients. I serve BrazilRead More →

Meatballs

Spaghetti with Meatballs

This basic meatball recipe is easy to make. No frying! Flavored with shallot, tomato paste and a hint of Dijon mustard, these simple meatballs are incredibly tasty. My boys and their friends love them! Meatballs are also a great make ahead dinner dish. Often, when I have a busy day, I’ll make these meatballs theRead More →

Paleo Peach Crisp

paleo peach crisp

Paleo Peach Crisp is made with only six ingredients: peaches, almond flour, salt, butter, maple syrup, and vanilla. This healthy gluten-free crisp is another one of my easy-to-make Paleo recipes that has even less added sweetener than usual. The entire recipe has one tablespoon of maple syrup. Better yet? My boys and their friends devouredRead More →

How to Make Zucchini Noodles

how to make zucchini-noodles

I’ve followed a strict grain-free diet since 2001. Still, I eat pasta every week. How’s that possible? Zucchini noodles, otherwise known as zoodles. There’s nothing like spaghetti with meatballs, or Bolognese sauce. When you know how to make zucchini noodles, there’s no need to be deprived of such classic dishes! Trading processed food (high-carb pasta)Read More →

How to Make Lemonade

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Have you ever wondered how to make lemonade? It seems like such a simple thing. Until you actually try to do it. Making lemonade from scratch is fantastic for a bunch of reasons. First, it tastes incredible. There’s nothing like freshly squeezed juice from real lemons. Making your own also allows you to avoid theRead More →

Strawberry Crisp

Strawberry Crisp

Strawberries are at their peak right now. They’re overflowing in our garden and at the local farmer’s market. While I love making strawberry pie (with Paleo Pie Crust), sometimes I want to make something simpler. This Strawberry Crisp can be whipped up in minutes. It’s an easy gluten-free dessert that is made with only fiveRead More →

5 Tips for Healthy Travel

Vitamin-Kit-8974

Traveling is fun. Jet lag? Not so much. Leaving one’s native habitat to go on the road for business, and even pleasure can be stressful and exhausting. That’s why I’m sharing my 5 Tips for Healthy Travel with you. All types of travel can be intense and particularly brutal when vacation and business schedules don’tRead More →

How to Survive Building a New House

New House Front

As I mentioned in my What a Year post, we moved into a new house last summer –July 2013 to be exact. Now that we’ve been in the house for one year, things are starting to settle down. I unpacked the last boxes in May 2014. The dust has finally settled and I’m ready toRead More →