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wine brined grilled chicken
07/22/2014  |  28 Comments

Have you ever brined chicken? If not, I'm just going to say it, you are missing out! Brining may sound intimidating, or messy, or best left to the professionals, but... more

30 healthy cucumber recipes
07/18/2014  |  14 Comments

Cucumbers are one of those summer vegetables that I anticipate with great happiness every year. I just love them so much. And then once the first tender baby cukes arrive,... more

thursday things ~ healthy pantry ~ vinegar
07/17/2014  |  13 Comments

Today's Thursday Things post is all about choosing vinegar for your healthy pantry. Here are seven vinegars that I always have in my cabinet, and the differences between them and... more

creamy blue cheese and walnut coleslaw
07/15/2014  |  9 Comments

Creamy coleslaw recipe with blue cheese and walnuts added in. It has a little dill and peppery radishes. It is a delicious low carb and gluten free side dish to... more

grilled summer squash boats
07/11/2014  |  14 Comments

I have a super yummy gluten-free vegetarian grilling recipe for you today that will help you use up some of those yellow summer squash that are bursting out of the... more

small successes are still success ~ thursday things
07/10/2014  |  3 Comments

Wanna know how much of a caloric deficit you need to loose one pound of body fat? 3,500 calories! That is a lot of calories. All of us, I’m pretty... more

gluten free peanut butter cookie buttons
07/08/2014  |  8 Comments

Gluten-free peanut butter cookie buttons with a drizzle of dark chocolate. They are lower in sugar and carbs, and wheat-free. I have another sweet treat to share with you guys... more

blueberry almond tart
07/05/2014  |  14 Comments

Back in April I made this blueberry almond tart for a cooking demo I did for the New England Dairy Promotion Board. I worked with registered dietitian Jill Goodroe on... more

caper vinaigrette
07/01/2014  |  8 Comments

Healthy home-made caper vinaigrette recipe with parsley and garlic. A bright and flavorful way to jazz up summer vegetables. Only 10 minutes to make it and it is paleo, gluten-free... more

chimichurri chicken salad
06/27/2014  |  22 Comments

It is hard to believe that I haven’t run a chicken salad recipe on the blog since I posted this Waldorf chicken salad back in 2011. [When I say chicken... more

thursday things ~ 30 second things to make healthy cooking easier
06/26/2014  |  13 Comments

There is this great gal who takes my Pump class and she is interested in loosing weight. She rarely misses a class, but is still struggling to take off some... more

gluten-free strawberry rhubarb crisp
06/24/2014  |  11 Comments

Sweet and tart strawberry rhubarb crisp made with gluten-free sorghum and pecan topping. While much of the country has moved onto blueberries, the Vermont strawberry season has only just begun. We’re... more

strawberry ginger pink lemonade cocktail
06/20/2014  |  14 Comments

Here is a recipe for a cocktail that may just be your new favorite summer drink. It is made with home-made strawberry infused vodka and ginger lemonade made from scratch.... more

thursday things ~ ginger simple syrup
06/19/2014  |  2 Comments

Like the name implies, simple syrup really is as simple as it gets. Like as simple as three ingredients, and almost no dishes. Actually plain simple syrup is only two... more