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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


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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 Celiac and I never ever expect anyone to ask me. I’m here for the company! It really hit me to ask this question after I… Read More


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 and portobello mushrooms with melted provolone for a unique, delicious, gluten-free Caesar salad! We don’t want to overload simple meals with too many things, but… Read More


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San Francisco

My favorite part of San Francisco was being able to walk about town in 70 degree weather for blocks and blocks. Whether we were in Menlo Park, or strolling to the Pier from our hotel on Market and 5th, walking far and soaking in the sights was THE BEST. We stayed at two different hotels:… Read More


gluten free west indian curried shrimp recipe with peaches

Unofficial Start of Summer

When the boys come home, we are fully obsessed with enjoying the great outdoors and cooking up something beautiful. It isn’t quite summer… but last weekend sure felt like it!  So last Friday was all about: • Walking at Loxahatchee Wildlife Refuge • Feeling over-the-top GRATEFUL  • Cooking up anything delicious with curry The first… Read More



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Thai is Why!

My weekend was lovely! Not because I had Thai food (twice!) from the same local spot, but because it was THE WEEKEND and I was lucky enough to spend my entire Saturday and Sunday in the sparkling Florida sunshine. The weekend ramped up when I went to dinner at M & M Thai Café—owned and… Read More


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Avocado: The Power of One

If the power of one little thing can make you look and feel so much more healthy, then it shouldn’t surprise you that ADDING more of a good thing can make you feel even more healthy! Vegetables are my one little thing. Especially—even though they are technically a fruit—avocados. Avocados are a real power food.… Read More


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Ciroc

I had do idea Ciroc was Ciroc and that it would rock my socks! I’ve been such a loyal Woodford girl that I almost missed out on this delicious spirit. On a recent business trip we heard all about it from a friend’s wife who also has celiac. It’s her favorite drink. I tried it… Read More


kentucky derby matchstick carrot burgers gluten free party

Kentucky Derby Burgers

What’s a delicious way to make an ordinary burger extraordinary… ? Add lots of sweet matchstick carrots! It makes a tasty, different kind of burger that’s perfect for a party. Or just a regular ‘ol lunch when your son pops in for a short visit and makes your (Mother’s) Day! Maybe your kids aren’t that… Read More