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Sweet Comfort Without Sugar

Everyone has that one food that sends them off track. For me, it was the sweet comfort of fancy coffee drinks. I was never a Starbucks girl, but a former lover of Dunkin’ (and I was flunkin’). To be completely straightforward, a Sage reader suggested that I detail out my weight gain from 100 to… Read More


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With a Little Luck and a Summer Salad

It’s Memorial Day Weekend, and you know what that means… Summer! My favorite time of year. With the bounty of gorgeous seasonal fruits and veggies available from your garden, grocer or farmer’s market, now is the time to make main-course salads a summer staple! With a little luck and ingenuity you can rock the socks… Read More


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Dreamin’ Tree

With all the static in the room and lots of people talking, I overheard it: “I’ll never be right again. I want my old self back.” I hear this a lot. In real conversations, or something I’ve read. People look for a way to feel well, or unencumbered from a memory of how they may… Read More


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Nairn’s Gluten Free Treats

I was so excited when Nairn’s Gluten Free contacted me and asked if I could review their Whole Grain Oat Crackers and Oat Grahams because I’ve been looking for a good, minimally processed GF accompaniment to appetizers and charcuterie plates when having guests over! A delicious surprise arrived at my place These crackers put a… Read More


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Low Carb Bleu Cheese Burgers

You may not think of burgers as a flavorful go-to meal if you’re on a gluten free or grain-free diet, but these Low Carb Bleu Cheese Burgers can pack a serious punch. You’ll forget all about the bun! I recommend making your own hand-pressed patties using fresh ground chuck over the pre-made and pre-seasoned burgers… Read More



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Life Is An Edible Adventure

Mellow. Chill. Easy Like Sunday Morning. Calm. Zen. It’s well established that I love the peaceful, light and simple. And I love food. Getting dressed up for a special dinner is incredibly lovely—and I can transform easily—but my comfort level is somewhere between margaritas, tacos and a BIG bowl of soup. I prefer an outdoor… Read More


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The Importance of Being Relentless

If you Google “relentless”, you don’t exactly find the best definition: re·lent·less adjective 1. oppressively constant; incessant. 2. harsh or inflexible.   But I’ve always thought of relentless as tenacious, persevering, determined. It’s what you have to be when you’re diagnosed to be gluten free. The importance of being relentless and an untiring attention to… Read More


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It’s Not Magic, It’s the 80/20 Rule!

You don’t have to agree with magical thinking. Double rainbows, pennies from heaven… I’m cool with that. But it adds to my day. It’s a plus! I can tell you though, that the things I remove—the minuses—is equally beneficial and keeps me at my happiest and healthiest. “Ditching the Carbs” is not my personal phrase,… Read More


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Keep It Stocked & Simple

I like to follow the KISS rule for the kitchen: Keep It Stocked & Simple. The goal isn’t to be the best cook, but instead to be smart, mindful and passionate in the kitchen and really, in everything I do. I’ve learned that simplicity and smarts make for fantastic, easy and healthful meals! The more… Read More