healthy eating, healthy living

3 Morning Habits to Start Now for a Healthier You

Changing your diet and lifestyle can be hard. Especially if you try to do it all at once. Starting with small changes you can achieve without much effort can help motivate you to attempt bigger changes. For example, drinking 64-90 oz of water per day sounds like a lot if you are not used to… Continue reading 3 Morning Habits to Start Now for a Healthier You

healthy eating, Nutrition

Functional Food Friday: Lentils and Pulses

I especially like lentils and other pulses, because they are gluten free and provide many of the nutrients that are at risk on a typical gluten free diet.  For instance, one half cup of cooked lentils provides 12 grams of protein and 9 grams of fiber, nearly 100% daily value for manganese, and 10% of the daily value for iron and folate.

breakfast, Gluten Free, Recipes

Gluten Free Fluffy German Pancake

A great mystery to me when I was growing up, was the fluffy pancake. What made it so puffy in the oven? Recently I tried experimenting to make a gluten free version of the fluffy pancake. I love the fluffy or German pancake because it's one of those quick and easy breakfasts I can whip… Continue reading Gluten Free Fluffy German Pancake

Baked Goods, Gluten Free, Recipes

Gluten Free Dutch Apple Crumble

Tomorrow is the first day of autumn, and I absolutely love this season! Fall means apples, pumpkins, colorful leaves, sweaters, leggings and boots, and hot beverages all day long. We have been getting a plethora of apple from our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) share, so I have been experimenting with gluten free apple desserts.  I've created… Continue reading Gluten Free Dutch Apple Crumble