A Gluten Free Bake-Off

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What happens when an avid baker gets diagnosed with Celiac disease and can no longer create delectable baked goods that boast the perfect flake or texture or rise? She goes in search of a replacement; and when said baker finds them lacking, she …
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Oven-Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Blue Cheese and Pomegranate

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We know it’s a holiday --- you’ve got the bird and those spuds --- but hey don’t forget about adding in some green! Oven-roasted Brussels sprouts are a natural with Thanksgiving dinner. Topped with tangy blue cheese and sweet/tart pomegranate seeds, …
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Open a Bottle of Pinot Grigio and Make This Grilled Salmon Recipe

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What goes well with Wine Week? Food that's paired well with --- and better yet made with --- wine. Like this ah-mazing yet easy-and-quick-to-make grilled salmon recipe from Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi. Yes, the grilled salmon and chilled …
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Creamy Coconut Ginger-Carrot Soup

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We like chia seeds. No, scratch that. We love chia seeds. So a whole cookbook dedicated to them? Yep, we love Janie Hoffman’s The Chia Cookbook, too. Janie is the founder of Mamma Chia and after having suffered for almost 20 years from a …
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Cashew Cheesecake with Almond Crust

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How's this for a new twist on an old classic? Cashew Cheesecake with Almond Crust. We're talking a creamy, tasty cheesecake that's easy to make, raw, vegan and so nutrient-dense it'll rock your face off. Plus, it's tasty!  This recipe for …
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Almond Rice Granola Bars

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I love those easy to grab dessert-like granola bars as much as the next gal --- dark chocolate with peanut butter; oatmeal, cinnamon and raisin; or coconut-caramel crunch. They often taste like a fun, sweet treat, and unfortunately sometimes that’s …
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Swap the Sports Gel for Chia Power

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With the amount of time I spend on my bike and on long runs, I tend to go through a good number of sports gels. And, believe you me, it's not because I love them so much, but I appreciate nutrition that's a cinch to carry and easy to ingest. Now, …
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