Healthy Gluten-Free Wild Rice Veggie Stuffing

Thanksgiving is almost upon us.  You may be wondering how you are going to eat healthfully and stay on track for the beginning of the holiday season so you’re not having regrets on January 1st.  Although only one day – having a plethora of carbs and carb leftovers can substantially increase insulin resistance.  Therefore, mindful planning how you […]

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Zero Calorie Brownies?

Wouldn’t it be great if this brownie actually existed? We all know a zero calorie brownie would taste like cardboard so let’s get real about the meaning of calories. What do those calories actually provide? Is it really about calories or the nutritional content in those calories? Society has created a stigma that calories equal […]

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The TurKEYS to a successful Thanksgiving

As much as we would like to forget the caloric intake of this holiday, let’s grasp the reality of it all. The average Thanksgiving meal contains 4500 calories and 229 grams of fat. This is not including the days leading up to or the days grazing on tasty leftovers after turkey day is long gone. […]

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Superbowl 2015 Food Frenzy

Any plans for Superbowl Sunday? Is about the game, the half time show or the food?   People all across the country are planning their Sunday around this one event. Did you know that Superbowl Sunday is the second biggest eating day of the year behind Thanksgiving? The average consumption of calories is 2400 during just […]

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Avoiding the Halloween Hangover

My first Halloween memory was at 3 years old when my mother made me a pumpkin costume. My outfit was stuffed with balloons along with green tights and a leaf on my head. Although it was the ideal Halloween costume, I remember feeling very uncomfortable, since walking around with a diameter three times my body […]

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A Healthy Baker’s Dozen – Susan Dopart’s Gluten-Free Flour Mixture Tutorial

  Ciara Christine shows how to measure gluten-free flours for A Healthy Baker’s Dozen by the Doctor’s Dietitian  

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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bars

Since it’s almost Thanksgiving and pumpkin pie gets old, why not try something new?  Something that has the great taste we love, but in a way that changes up the texture and makes it healthy at the same time. Jeffrey and I wanted to create a pumpkin bar that simulated a combination of a cookie […]

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Eating My Way Through the Garden State

Many of you know my roots started in New Jersey.  This past weekend I went to visit my 92 year old grandmother for Mother’s day as you never know when it will be your last with your only remaining grandparent. I was able to more clearly see how moving to California and my current profession […]

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To Roll or Not To Roll?

And we are talking about gambling with your health. I dropped by the grocery store this afternoon to pick up a few items and almost ran into a huge display blocking the entrance containing multiple boxes of dinner rolls stacked high for the picking. Dinner rolls have been a holiday tradition as long as I […]

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Healthy Gluten-Free Valentine’s Day Cookie

One of my favorite things to do as long as I can remember is making cookies.  Even at 3 years old I have vivid memories of the cube of butter mixing with the sugar to make a wonderful dessert that would melt in my mouth. Being the family baker was fun but this love was […]

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