Tagged with Food

Are You Ready for a Diet Change?

Are You Ready for a Diet Change?

Why are necessary changes so hard? If a diet change would help you feel better, why would you delay that change? Why do we mourn the loss of food like it’s a friend or a pet? It’s food!! Nourishment for your organs and body. A life sustainable resource! When we stop looking at food like … Continue reading

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Random Confessions of a New Parent

Random Confessions of a New Parent

Here is a true confession. I used to judge parents before I became one. Fact. I used to say stuff like, “Oh I’ll never do this” or “I can’t believe parents do that”. Honestly, you need to find what works for you and your children. That is the most important factor. So forget what your … Continue reading

Crock Pot Recipes – Pork and Squash Stew

Crock Pot Recipes – Pork and Squash Stew

The Polar Vortex has returned to Wisconsin in the early months of 2016. Due to my chronic pain, it is best that I stay inside until the temperatures rise to double-digits again. When the temperatures plunge, I find it only appropriate to have a hearty, thick stew to feed my family. Last weekend, I came up with … Continue reading

Banana Bites Recipe – A Flourless Protein Cookie

Banana Bites Recipe – A Flourless Protein Cookie

If you’re anything like me, you might not always have time to eat breakfast in the morning. Or maybe you need a mid-afternoon “pick me up” snack that is packed with protein. This recipe is perfect for you then. I discovered these adorable, tasty little treats at a local (non-franchised) coffee shop. My favorite combination … Continue reading

Living on a Gluten-Free Diet

What is it like to live on a gluten-free diet? I get this question a lot. For anyone out there that might be considering a gluten-free diet, I do have a few answers to the common questions. So let’s begin… I hope you find this helpful… Q: What is gluten? A: Gluten is a protein … Continue reading

Delicious Recipe – Mara’s Tomato Zuppa

The other day I was craving a bowl of Olive Garden’s Zuppa Toscana soup. Since their soup isn’t exactly gluten-free, I decided to make my own spin off inspired by the delicious dish. Their soup contains a cream base – which probably includes flour. So I used whatever I could find in my pantry and … Continue reading

Confessions of a Former Skinny Girl

I have gained weight. Phew! There… I said it. I’m sharing this with you because I feel you can relate. Do you know what I mean when I say… “in my head it didn’t seem that bad until I saw myself in a full length mirror.” Yeah. I finally realized it was time to break up … Continue reading

Summer Salad Recipes – Tomato Love

I love creating and, of course, eating summer salads.  As tomato season begins, I have a couple recipes that will be perfect for any summer gathering.  These salads are healthy and gluten free! — Summer Caprese Salad 3 vine-ripe tomatoes 1 brick or fresh mozzarella cheese (I saved myself $3 and got the cheaper stuff) … Continue reading

My Body – The Temple God Has Created

Guest Post by Danielle Laux – We met 10 years ago in college and have established a strong friendship through faith and church.  She is one of my best friends.  I told her that I needed guest posts this month due to a busy schedule… Danielle volunteered with no questions asked. I look forward to … Continue reading