Eggs, Easter and Spring Eating

Although it’s nearly fall and Easter is months away we are working on a new cookbook and testing recipes for each season. This past weekend we tested egg recipes that work for Easter brunch and any time of year you want a variation on eggs. This recipe is delicious and can be used for company, […]

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Easy Gluten-Free Guilt-Free Pizza?

You’re craving your favorite pizza but know you can’t really afford the carbohydrates as you’re watching your weight and health!  Here’s a solution to both your quandaries and it’s easier than you realize.  Not only are these simple pizzas healthy, gluten-free and easy but they can be made in less time that it takes to […]

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Dressing up your Salad

Many ask “am I allowed to have salad dressing?”  It’s interesting how the “fat-free” era is in many people’s minds. What they don’t realize is that the nutrients and antioxidants in salad and vegetables need some healthy fats to be absorbed and that has been known for over a decade. Here’s a tasty dressing from […]

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Gluten-Free Persimmon Cookies

One of the wonderful things about a childhood home of mine was having a Japanese persimmon tree in my back yard.  I did not realize at the time what a treasure this was since persimmons are not a common fruit, which a 9 year old would appreciate.  Now I don’t have the luxury of a […]

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A Healthy Bakers Dozen: Low Sugar Gluten-Free Cookie Book

My new book is about to be launched!  Here’s a sneak preview so take a look:     SNEAK PEEK THE BOOK BELOW: A_Healthy_Bakers_Dozen_Susan_B_Dopart

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Whole Grain Reality

Every day someone walks into my office touting a statement by a health-care professional or newspaper on the importance of whole grains. Thank goodness the Food Guide Pyramid is dead, which promoted large amounts of carbohydrates and “whole grains.” Since I see the everyday effects of whole grains on weight, insulin resistance and disease I […]

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Simply Soup

As we get into the cold and holiday season soup is always a favorite.  But is it really healthy? Many soups you eat at restaurants or as take-out at the grocery store contain broth which contains MSG, high levels of sodium and other additives and ingredients that are less than desirable. So how can one […]

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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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Susan’s Healthy No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

You who may have wondered about the shortage of blogs the last few weeks. I was chosen as one of 4 finalists to blog for SELF-magazine.  So when you get a chance take a look: Susan’s SELF Blogs Over the years many of you have inquired about a healthy treat to satisfy your sweet tooth.  […]

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Healthy Provencal Green Beans

Here’s a healthy tasty version of green beans that is great for an everyday dinner but works well to impress company. Makes 6 servings Ingredients: 1 pound Green Beans, trimmed 5 -10 cloves of garlic, peeled and trimmed 2 cups heirloom, grape or cherry tomatoes 1 large shallot, sliced 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 […]

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