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As a Certified Health Coach, I provide motivated individuals with the resources, tools, support and encouragement they need to make the gradual changes in food and lifestyle that could completely transform their lives. Contact me.

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Gluten Free Soy Free Chicken Teriyaki Stir Fry!

Happy Thanksgiving week! I have a couple of oldie (but goodie) holiday recipes to share, but also a new recipe. It’s something I put together at the last minute one evening. Sometimes, those are the best recipes! This one is so simple. Only a few ingredients are needed, and it can be made within half […]

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What Does a Green Scarf Have to Do With Our Food Supply?

  During my college years, shopping for new clothes used to make me feel so good. Being able to go out in a new outfit was a thrill. I put a lot more effort into that than shopping for and preparing food, for sure! In some ways, I felt like Isla Fisher in the movie, […]

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Paleo Allergen Free Banana Muffins

Back when I created my Paleo Egg Free Chocolate Cupcake Recipe, I also experimented with a similar one for vanilla cupcakes. Unfortunately, since banana is used a sweetener and egg replacer, it overtook the taste of the vanilla in the cake. Note the chocolate ones do have a banana taste, but not nearly as strong, […]

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Quick Easy Healthy Butternut Squash & Beef

Well, hello there! It’s been almost a year since I’ve posted to this blog. There are reasons why, but I’m not going to take time out to get into them here. I hope you are doing well, and are getting ready for spring! Today I’d like to share a simple recipe that I came together […]

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What kind of seeds are you planting?

“From a small seed a mighty trunk may grow.” -Aeschylus Hooray, it’s spring! And the sun is shining again – finally. It feels good, right? Still very breezy here in NY, but we’re getting there, little by little. Flowers are starting to bloom. Trees are starting to bud. Insects and squirrels are coming out of […]

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Gluten Free & Dairy Free in Hawaii! Part 2: Maui

Before we go on to Maui, how could I not mention the sea turtles at Laniakea Beach, on the North Shore of Oahu? They were a highlight of the trip. One even came up behind my son and bumped into him, while he was standing in the ocean, in an area that he thought was […]

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Super Simple Rosemary Garlic Chicken Thighs

Do you get tired of spending a lot of time cooking and preparing allergen free recipes that are complicated to make, and require all too many unusual ingredients? You know, the kind that leave you with a huge sink full of dirty dishes? Me too. As much as I love to cook, it’s the simple, […]

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The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie That Doesn’t Taste Gluten Free (Healthy Too!)

Hey there! After thinking I’d struck gold with the last version of my gluten free, Paleo style chocolate chip cookies, I found a secret ingredient that not only makes them taste as good, if not better, than regular, wheat based cookies, but includes a much healthier gluten free flour than most of the popular ones! I […]

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Quick & Easy Leafy Greens for Christmas & Beyond!

Welcome to winter! What’s cookin’ in your kitchen for the holidays? After preparing a big Thanksgiving dinner, I am just preparing desserts to bring to a relative’s house this Christmas. It occurred to me that the food conversation often centers around protein, carbs, and sugars during the holidays, but vegetables are an afterthought. Why is […]

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Simply Delicious! Our Favorite Gluten/Dairy/Egg Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

I used to make the best chocolate chip cookies. Then one day, I had to give up gluten, dairy, AND eggs. I thought my cookie eating days were over! Would life ever be as sweet? Soon, I found out that it could be. And it WOULD be. Because with a little help from the internet, […]

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