Healthy Eating, Recipes

Spicy Black Bean Soup

A few weeks ago we were blessed with some nice warm weather here in California....65-70 degrees. Of course I got spoiled and of course, as I do every year, I thought the mild temps were here to stay. Just as fast as the mild weather came, it went away. In fact, last week we had… Continue reading Spicy Black Bean Soup


Apricot Cookies -A Gluten Free Treat

Well I took the plunge!  Between the Thanksgiving holiday and Christmas, I let temptation get the better of me and I experimented with refined sugar and gluten.  Basically, I indulged in chocolate treats, cookies, pie and cake.  What was I thinking?  The result?  An extra 6 1/2 pounds, a sluggish feeling, and bloat.  Was it… Continue reading Apricot Cookies -A Gluten Free Treat


Banana Pancakes – A Paleo Breakfast

Who knew these could be so delicious?  After taking all things gluten and grain off our menu, the challenge was:  What can I eat for breakfast?  There are many forms of this recipe out there, but I found this to be the best. Banana Pancakes - Serves 1 1 ripe banana 1 egg 1/4 teaspoon… Continue reading Banana Pancakes – A Paleo Breakfast