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Homemade Gluten Free Golden Crispy Granola

I’ve always been of the opinion that granola should be eaten sparingly, a half a cup in the morning with yogurt and some fruit, or maybe for a small mid-morning snack.  Consequently, my favorite granola recipes have been those that aren’t necessarily “healthy”, but are darn tasty and are best consumed in moderation.  This is […]

November 30th

Vegan and Vegetarian Protein Builders

If you are a vegan and want to build up your protein intake here is a guide to grains, beans, nuts, and veggies that will help. Remember to seek out local and organic whenever possible.  Grains and beans are a truly remarkable way to add protein to a meat and dairy free diet. Quinoa (pictured […]

July 28th

Eating for Energy – 5 Helpful Foods

The foods we eat have a direct impact on our overall energy. Think about how you feel after having certain foods. A greasy fast food meal more than likely leaves you tired, sluggish, and possibly feeling guilty, while a meal full of complex carbohydrates, healthy protein and fats, and fresh fruits and vegetables leaves a […]

March 8th

How to Handle the Peanut Butter Recall? Try Almond Butter Instead.

With each of the recent salmonella outbreaks, I seem to develop a mysterious, if wholly unfounded, distaste for the culprit in all its manifestations. When it was spinach, I switched my salad to Caesar and stocked up on romaine. Then with tomatoes, I let my sandwiches suffice with crunchy cucumber instead. Despite the guidelines that […]

January 28th