French Hors d’Oeuvres and Wine

french hors d oeuvres and wine

The simple things.  There is a vast difference between how Americans eat and how the French eat.  They have a much slower pace where we commonly eat on the run. Once you remove processed foods from your diet you are then left with the remarkable opportunity to eat like this more often.  While … [Continue reading]

Our take on Cheese


We've been getting a lot of reader comments lately about cheese and other dairy products that we use and what our feelings are regarding them.   Your concerns were ... if we are avoiding processed foods, then how is it we still eat cheese, yogurt, sour cream and mayo like in this … [Continue reading]

From 160~130: 8 Reasons You Aren’t Losing Weight

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Well hello everyone!  Boy it's been a while since I did a From 160 ~ 130 post!  Wanna know why?  Take a look at this!: Yup!  What goes down … [Continue reading]

Organic Annie’s Sells Out to GMO General Mills

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  The title says it all, don't you think?  There's a bit of a .... oh shall we say ... SELL OUT here? A LITTLE ABOUT ANNIE'S … [Continue reading]

Healthy Blueberry Blast Yogurt Smoothie

healthy blueberry yogurt smoothie

I can't express strongly enough how beneficial smoothies can be in your diet! Especially green smoothies. This Healthy Blueberry Yogurt Smoothie … [Continue reading]

Tomato Zucchini Gratin Bake

tomato zucchini gratin

How pretty is this? I have an ABUNDANCE of zucchini and tomatoes in my kitchen right now so I decided to make a colorful zucchini and tomato gratin … [Continue reading]

The BEST Banana Zucchini Muffins

banana zucchini muffins

  I don't label things THE BEST very often.  But these banana zucchini muffins ARE the very best I've ever made! The combination of the … [Continue reading]

Lemon Pepper Tuna Sliders

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One of the most exciting things for me (as a foodie, blogger and recipe creator) is to come up with new recipes.  Ones that you don't find over and … [Continue reading]

Crispy Rice Treats (Sugar Free, Gluten Free, Marshmallow Free)

crispy rice treats

That's a long title, now isn't it?  But I wanted you to get the idea.  These aren't your normal, run of the mill, on the back of a known name brand … [Continue reading]

10 Fast and Healthy Breakfasts On the Run

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We have hit the stage in our house where we are all getting up and out at different times. We have entered ..... MIDDLE SCHOOL!   We now … [Continue reading]