5 Easy Ways To Boost Your Intake Of Fruits And Vegetables

Fruit Smoothies

After recently cutting out dairy and grains from my life (difficult, but I’m feeling much better), I’ve been forced to eat a lot more fruits and vegetables than I’m used to, which of course is a good thing.  Over the past two weeks I’ve been trying out new recipes, especially quick and easy dishes, because […]

Baked Vegetables with Ricotta, Pesto and Balsamic Glaze

Sliced Vegetables

Recently, I had one of the most delicious dinners I’ve eaten in a long time, surprisingly at a hotel’s restaurant while attending a conference.   It was a vegetarian meal consisting of grilled vegetables on top of grilled ricotta cheese with pesto, a spicy mayonnaise, and a balsamic glaze drizzled over it. I decided to […]

Quick Stovetop Oatmeal With Dried Plums And Brown Sugar

Bob's Red Mill Quick Cooking Oats (Gluten-Free), with Sunsweet Dried Plums, Brown Sugar, & Milk

  Many people assume oatmeal is gluten-free.  In its natural state, it is.  But most oatmeal you buy may have traces of wheat due to manufacturing process, and if you’re very sensitive, you probably want to stick with gluten-free oats. I’m not very sensitive, but I still bought a gluten-free brand, Bob’s Red Mill.  I […]

Macaroni and Cheese (Gluten-Free)

Macaroni and Cheese: Gluten Free and Lactose Free

My daughter and I both loved it, so here is the recipe.