Jet Fuel

“There ain’t a body, be it mouse or man, that ain’t made better by a little soup.”

-Kate DiCamillo, The Tale of Despereaux


Jet Fuel is the diet that I use to stay healthy and feel great. It’s low carb / no carb, 100% gluten free and mostly fresh meats, eggs and veggies, which I explain in “How to Start Your Gluten Free Diet.

Recipes and Photos

gluten free crab cake stuffed portobellos recipe

Crab Cake Stuffed Portobellos

I pulled out an old standby Crab Cakes recipe and tried two new types of wine last week. The old with the new; all taste tested and passed with flying…

here comes the sun no bun aussie burgers healthy football tailgating food

Here Comes the Sun, No Bun Aussie Burgers

It’s time to get fired up for football season! Fall is starting and I’m in the mood for something colorful, homey and rustic. Especially after last week and the looming…

go with your gut high-fiber food artichoke casserole recipe vegetable crudites

Go With Your Gut

Eating lots of fiber-rich foods is good for your gut, and the good news is whole grains are hardly the best source of fiber around. Most high fiber foods are…

intuitive cooking with unconscious competence chicken cordon bleu gluten free sage

Cooking With Unconscious Competence

Someone I met on my recent boat trip explained the Conscious Competence learning model to me and then my son Doug mentioned it in an interview, so now it’s crossed…

gluten free amazing grazing party appetizers dinner

Amazing GRAZE

Asking if someone has allergies or preferences when you’re planning a dinner or party is a newish thing for me. I never thought about it until I was diagnosed with…

cup half full denny's coffee food memories gluten free menu

Cup Is Half Full

When my kids visit I always want to have breakfast here at the house. With the dogs. And in PJ’s. That’s our all time FAVORITE! Our family loves breakfast foods…

gluten free summer burgers recipe

Summer Burgers

Summer Burgers are no different than Winter Burgers, except the pace of life is sweeter and slower and the veggies you make ‘em with are fresh and in season! Summer…

asparagus portobello mushrooms caesar salad with meatballs no croutons

Caesar Salad With Meatballs, No Croutons

You can’t eat meatballs without a salad. It’s just not right! And in the summertime, how ’bout meatballs on TOP of your romaine lettuce, instead of croutons? Add sauteed asparagus…

eggs go-to superfood quick easy gluten free stovetop frittata recipe

Stovetop Frittata for Four

After a big weekend, I like to start the week with a healthy breakfast and an early morning swim. I’ve learned that if I exercise early, I won’t miss my…

gluten free fried calamari recipe

Golden Calamari

Gluten free fried calamari is sooooo good that you feel like a little kid! My family LOVES it. I had some at a restaurant once after persuading the chef on…