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Celiac Awareness Month

May is Celiac Awareness Month. As someone who lived with undiagnosed celiac for much of my life, it’s incredibly important for me to spread the word about this serious genetic autoimmune disease. I have a super clear memory of DREAMING of hiking to the top of a mountain without stopping. I was young, thin and… Read More


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The BEST Chicken Recipe Ever!

This chicken is truly the BEST chicken recipe ever! I love making this dish for all my good friends that visit. The number one reason is because it’s so simple. I know it like the back of my hand so I can focus on THEM. The second reason it’s special is because it’s a comfort meal.… Read More


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Gluten Free U.P.

The words my sister used to describe the Falling Rock Café and Bookstore in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula are that it’s rustic, remote, and right off Lake Superior. The more a place is seen as homey, vintage, and off the beaten path, the more I want to go! It also helps that my sister Nancy and… Read More


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You’re Sweet Enough Already

Do you want clearer skin, to feel light on your feet, or your eyes to sparkle? It really comes down to one thing: what you’re putting in your body. If you’re looking for a simple change or a quick fix to look and feel better, either cut WAY back on sugar or stop eating it… Read More


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Polenta Blackberry Cobbler

I follow the 80/20 rule when eating sugar and consider fruit to be part of my 20%, but I do sample the sweet stuff from time-to-time. And I do have a family, so it’s fun to bake things for them! One of our family favorites has always been baked fruit cobbler—with whatever fruit is in… Read More


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Sometimes I Say Yes

Trending recently has been to just say YES Please! Amy Poehler and Shonda Rhimes are all about it, and both have fairly new books out on the subject. But sometimes you can’t—or shouldn’t—say yes. There’s too many plates spinning, or life is messy. People are counting on us. We can’t always jump up or lean… Read More


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Unwavering

Weapon is a negative term to most people. But sometimes in order to navigate the world, we need an invisible sword and shield to keep an unwavering spirit and send away any negative vibes. When Dementors are about… it’s incredibly distracting. We have to be able to relax in order to let our soul guide… Read More


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Breakfast of Champions

“The breakfast of champions is not cereal, it’s the opposition.” —Nick Seitz  Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day, and these 4 different Breakfast of Champions will certainly kick-start your day. Each one is gluten-free and low-carb / no carb and will give you LOTS of energy. You shouldn’t get hungry for at least… Read More


The “Right Stuff” Meatballs

Meatballs (MB’s) are a superpower food for me, and these had just the Right Stuff—with pine nuts and raisins. Meatballs are incredibly versatile. I love to change things up and experiment with the many different ways they can be made. These MB’s are authentic, too. The real deal. Just like the original 7 Astronauts. Special… Read More


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Mussels (Or Clams) in White Wine

One 5 lb bag of Mussels  One bottle of Pinot Grigio  8 garlic cloves  2 tbsp olive oil  2 basil leaves   ½ cup shaved aged Asiago cheese  A generous sprinkle of both parsley & oregano  1. First, clean the mussels in cold fresh water to remove any sand and grit before steaming them. Discard… Read More