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My Favorite Pre-workout or Post-workout Smoothie
Until recently I really pushed protein within 20 minutes of finishing a weightlifting workout. We're beginning to find that it's ok before as well. Most important is how much protein you're getting big picture. I oft Read More »
Cook This: Gluten-free Meat Muffins (an easy, high-protein grab and go lunch!)
Meat Muffins: Gluten and dairy free meaty goodness. A patient recently told me she made up a recipe for “buffaluffins.” Buffalo meat muffins. Brilliant, I thought. And look what was sitting in my fridge- a pound Read More »
Spring Asparagus, Snap Pea & Quinoa Salad (easy!)
Spring Asparagus, Snap Pea, and Quinoa Salad Serves 4-6 Living in tune with the cycles of the seasons is a lifestyle recommendation made in Chinese Medicine to help achieve a state of balance and health.  In add Read More »
Cook This: Gluten-free, Dairy-free Eggplant ‘Parm’
People often ask me if I feel deprived or if I crave the things I ‘can’t’ have on a dairy-free and gluten-free diet. The answer is typically no. If I do, it’s rare, and usually has nothing at all to do with food Read More »
Cook This: Gluten-free Garlic Cauliflower Mash
As a rule I'm more of a protein and veggies girl rather than a protein and starch girl. And that said, I do really enjoy the occasional potato dish. Home fries are probably my favorite, then truffled french fries, and I Read More »
What’s on Your Breakfast Plate?
Last night I went to dinner with a naturopathic physician (ND) friend visiting from SF and two other NDs. We got on the subject of breakfast and one woman admitted that she pretty much has to force herself to eat breakfa Read More »
Cook This: Coconut Lime Halibut with Quinoa and Spinach
I'm a big fan of halibut. It can be a little spendy so I tend to buy it for special occasions. But this week, my husband went shopping as I'm a bit socked in at work. And he came home with halibut. Please note, I'm not c Read More »
Cook This: Chipi Chipi (Venezuelan Clam Soup) Gluten-free
If you've read my past posts you may know that I'm always looking to try new Central and South American recipes. One of the cookbooks on my shelf, Latin Ladles, included recipe for a Venezuelan clam soup called Chipi Read More »
Cook This: Gluten-free & Dairy-free Caesar Salad
I've always loved Caesar. Not the dude, of course, the salad. I've been off of dairy for almost 15 years so it was out of the question for altogether too long. Then a few years back my sister developed a vegan dairy-free Read More »
Cook This: Pepián de Pollo (Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Soy-free)
My son was adopted from Guatemala as an infant. We try hard to get him exposure to various things Central and South American, food included. Actually, given how much we love to eat, food especially. Today I made Pepián, Read More »

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