The Ultimate Gluten-Free Breakfast Cookie

If you read my Smart Nutrition Backed by Science article about how eating cookies for breakfast can actually help you lose weight, you probably searched all over for breakfast cookie recipes. I have to admit, I looked around, too, but honestly, I only found a few gluten-free recipes that appealed to me. I want a breakfast cookie that’s more than just another sweet treat ....more

Shortcut Korean Barbecue Beef Bowl

One of our favorite quick and easy weeknight meals is this...more

Cheesy Zucchini Cakes

I can make a meal off these...more

The Ever-Changing Mind and Home Renovation Updates

My main reason for sharing our new home renovation project with you is that we are not interior designers. Most blogs you find on home renovation and design boast staged rooms that look like no one ever lived in them with projects you need a contractor to pull off. While we do love a moderately challenging...more

No Bake Lemon Pie with Gingersnap Crust

“Is that really going to work?” That’s what the “chef” asked me about this recipe. Bless her heart, she’d probably made puff pastry from scratch and...more

New Home Renovation Update: Delays, Upstairs Paint and Carpet

No fancy champagne this week (boo!), but I do have general updates on the renovation/move-in status: We drive nearly an hour one-way to work in the house after we work every day. That’s 2 hours on the road in addition to the time we spend renovating. It’s getting tiring ....more

Gluten Free Strawberries and Cream Parfait

These cool little parfaits were born out of leftover whipped cream/mascarpone that I had for a layer cake (I always make extra frosting because you really never know when you need it) and a box of...more

Why We Switched to Grass-Fed Beef

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Welcome to Our New Home

If you read the weekly eNewsletter I send out, you know recently purchased a new-to-us home and we are sharing our renovation journey with you. You can find updates, DIY posts, and all sorts of home info under the Our Home navigation bar up top, and you can find more images on my Instagram account than you’ll ever want to see. ;) Of course, I’m still sharing gluten-free recipes, Smart Nutrition Backed by Science articles and travel posts with you here, but honestly, there is so much more to all our lives than recipes and articles and it’s always exciting...more

A Taste of France with Ronzoni Gluten Free Pasta

This time last year we were making our way from the tiny village of Bosgouet in upper Normandy, France, to the bustling river city of Rouen. After a month in the remote French countryside, it was time to slip into the groove of daily life in a moderate-sized city for the remainder of the year. Living in the Vieux Marche (Old Market) area of the city, only a two-minute walk from where Joan of Arc was burned at the stake, we took daily walks along those ancient cobblestone streets....more