Tag Archives: summer

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Slow Food Summer

I’m recommending a Slow Food Summer. C’mon… it’s summertime and the perfect time to experiment with whole, healthy foods and new recipes, gardening and fishing (even scalloping) too! Some of us still have a few weeks left of summer, so why not go ahead and make the most of it. We tend to go for… Read More


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Leisure Time & Sunshine Feelin’ Fine

Every time Kristen and I catch up we are like two little kids. “Let me tell you how much I love Summer,” is what we say… (squeal)! Summer is slow food and BBQ’s, dangling feet over docks and gazing into the night sky. It’s leisure time and sunshine feelin’ fine. I really enjoy the beauty… 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


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 Burgers (makes 6-7 patties) Ingredients: 2 parts ground pork and 2 parts ground chuck, about 1 ½ lbs  2 eggs Handful of fresh spinach  Handful… Read More


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Fruit Is My Direct Drive

Fruit is my direct drive! It’s simple, nutritious, colorful… a one hit wonder! It’s powerful and efficient. It’s a super safe choice if you’re gluten intolerant or have Celiac, and (in its purest form) the best overall thing for your healthy body, besides vegetables. It’s easily accessible while traveling, and an apple in your backpack… 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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Tree Houses and Rose Gardens

Kristen and I are constantly wanting to slow down Summer since we absolutely love this precious time of year. Lately during our weekly website meetings, the first topic has consistently been Summer! And could it just please last forever… ?  Less paperwork, more family days  Less jackets, more sunshine’s rays  Less full swing  More ice… Read More


easy gluten free hot soup in the summer recipe

Hot Soup in the Summertime

“Them summer days, those summer days!” Hot soup in the summertime seems counterintuitive, especially in Florida. But soup can be fun and comforting when the afternoon storms kick up and you’re indoors. I love going completely pure for a few days after traveling… with LOTS of water and veggies. Salads or vegetable soup are both… Read More


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Hello Summer!

Yesterday was the June Solstice—the official First Day of Summer 2016. Summer is still that one time of year I feel like I could click my heels together—or hey, even do a cartwheel! (My friend Lori is 52 and does them wherever she goes 😆)  Everyone loves Summer… right? The weather is wonderful. Vacations begin.… 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