RECIPE: Healthy, Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies/Bars

Who doesn’t love a Chocolate Chip cookie?  and who doesn’t like options? These “Cookies” can be baked or raw, cookies or bars, and can have dried fruit or chocolate chips, both or neither! INGREDIENTS: 1/2 c rolled oats 1/2 c sunflower seeds (raw or salted) 7-8 medjool dates (pitted) 2 Tbsp organic coconut oil 4 dashes of cinnamon 1/4-1/2 c dark chocolate chips (optional) 1/4 c chopped … Continue reading RECIPE: Healthy, Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies/Bars

RECIPE: Grab and Go Gluten-Free Granola Bars

How many of you would like something healthy and delicious that you can grab on the go, that doesn’t have a ton of sugar AND doesn’t cost $2.00 a bar? These delicious energy-packing granola bars are great for a breakfast bite, a hike, a quick nibble, or crumbled over your granola. You can add dried fruit , coconut, or, if you want a chocolate fix, … Continue reading RECIPE: Grab and Go Gluten-Free Granola Bars

RECIPE: Peaches and Cream Cups

My friend Lisa returned from her family’s organic peach farm in Colorado with these phenomenally good peaches.  They were magically delicious by themselves, but I was in charge of a dessert for a dinner party, so I thought I’d somehow incorporate them in to a sweet treat.  I used to use store bought or canned peaches, a tube of ‘slice and bake’ sugar cookies and … Continue reading RECIPE: Peaches and Cream Cups

RECIPE: Beet and Arugula Salad

Whilst on my Wellness Retreat in Varenna, Italy, I confess, panne, pizza and gelato were regulars in my diet. However, I did have several insalata mistas, which typically consisted of raddichio, grated carrots and green lettuce.  Simple and nutritious, but over time, my palate longed for something with a little more zip! Thankfully, across the street from our apartment was a small grocery store which carried fresh … Continue reading RECIPE: Beet and Arugula Salad