The Most Flavorful Apple Crisp You’ve Ever Eaten (and it’s Gluten Free)

Where I grew up near the Blue Ridge Mountains in the Carolinas, we were surrounded by peach and apple orchards. Summers found...more

Everyone’s New Fall Favorite Recipe featuring Ronzoni Gluten Free® Spaghetti

Seeing the kids in my neighborhood at the bus stop each morning and feeling that first crisp nip of autumn in the air has my mind thinking about my favorite fall foods! The first flavors I think of are roasted turkey, golden butternut squash and warming spices like sage....more

Everyone’s New Fall Favorite Recipe featuring Ronzoni Gluten Free Spaghetti

This post is sponsored by Ronzoni and SheKnows Media. Seeing the kids in my neighborhood at the bus stop each morning and feeling that first crisp nip of autumn in the air has my mind thinking about favorite fall foods! The first flavors I think of are roasted turkey, golden butternut squash and warming spices like sage ....more

Best Fall Foods for Weight Loss

Several years ago, I shared 7 Reasons to Eat with the Seasons, and I continue stand by that approach as a primary way to foster optimal nutrition and add variety to the diet. Seasonal eating is an easy way to cut grocery costs and boost nutrition. The added benefit of seasonal produce in the diet could be weight loss ....more

Everything You Need to Know about Pumpkin Nutrition

Pumpkins are synonymous with October and autumn festivities. That’s no wonder with over 80% of all US-grown pumpkins harvested in October....more

CLEANING HACK: POLISH SILVER WITH GLAD® STANDARD ALUMINUM FOIL

If you’ve followed me for a while now, you know I believe in the liberal use of good quality aluminum foil. Lining pans with foil eliminates messy cleanup when roasting foods in the oven. Wrapping foods properly in foil keeps them extra-fresh when storing them in the fridge and freezer. And almost daily, I wrap lunch sandwiches for Dreamy in aluminum foil to keep them fresh until time for him to dig in. ...more

Cleaning Hack: Polish Silver with Glad® Standard Aluminum Foil

If you’ve followed me for a while now, you know I believe in the liberal use of good quality aluminum foil. Lining pans with foil eliminates messy cleanup when roasting foods in the oven. Wrapping foods properly in foil keeps them extra-fresh when storing them in the fridge and freezer ....more

Gluten-Free Low Fat Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bars

Remember when I made Gluten-Free Low Fat Vegan Chocolate Snack Cake?? You guys went crazy over that recipe! Of course, so did I, because it was SO good ....more

8 Easy Ways to Add Autumn Apples to Your Meals

I grew up about an hour away from an expanse of apple orchards that drew people from all over every fall. From my home, the road up through the mountains to get there was winding and lined with lean-to stands offering cider, jams, jellies and dried apples, along with baskets of fresh picked fruit. We usually passed by those stands and went straight to the farms, picking our own apples, loading them into the trunk of the car and making our way back down the mountainside, crunching on a fresh picked apple as we rode along, of course ....more

Gluten Free Bahn Mi Sandwich

Living in France in 2015, I quickly learned the French love their sandwiches. Simplistic as they are, baguette sandwiches and paninis are available all over the country, and made with fresh pure ingredients. Most popular is the...more
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