Going Gluten-Free for Weight Loss?

Chances are, you've heard about the gluten-free diet - the hottest new trend alongside the Paleo diet. It's been such a popular topic lately that the Jimmy Kimmel show 'street interviews' focused on the residents of Los Angeles, California, and their reasoning for going gluten-free....more

Gluten-Free Peach and Honey Cake

Peach and Honey Cake2 cups of all purpose flour or Bob's Red Mill All Purpose Gluten Free Flour1 tsp baking soda3/4 cup of honey1 teaspoon vanilla3 eggs room temperature1/4 stick of butter room temperature4-5 peaches or nectarines, peeled and diced...more

Lazy Stuffed Peppers

My sister was over the other night for dinner, which doesn't happen as often as it used to. As I was making this dish, and explaining it to Mel, she asked "You seriously haven't made this before?". I honestly had no good answer, I mean, it has 'Lazy' in the name, so why hadn't I made it? Regardless, I have made it now, and it was so lazy and delicious that I plan to make it again. ...more

Lemon Coconut Ice Cream

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!! Remember that saying when you were a kid? I do and I am certainly screaming for ice cream this summer!If y’all haven’t already noticed, I’m on an ice cream roll right now. Let’s just say, this won’t be the last ice cream recipe from me {smile}....more

The New Gluten Free Labeling Regluation

Hopefully you have heard that the FDA's gluten free labeling rules went into effect on August 5, 2014. So what does that mean and how does that impact the gluten free community (us)? I thought I would provide a quick overview for you to ensure that you know what is going on and what a GF label means now....more
This is both good and bad... The labeling is important, but the number of people who have ...more

Berry Good Purple Power Post Workout Protein Smoothie

I try to eat healthy everyday because sometimes it’s not easy to make the right choices.You know what I mean, right? You're busy, just like me. You need an easy #foodhack.I get it....more
This smoothie sounds great!  I love to add lots of spinach to mine!more

Easy Cheesy Hash Brown Muffins

So, today makes it one day past my due date. I've been doing good with the anticipation, but that is soon wearing thin. Let's get this baby out! The one nice thing about going late is I've had more time with my extra energy to get more things done. I'm known around my house as "Stuff Done Smyczek" ... there's always stuff I need to do. ...more
They look scrumptious! yummore

How To Make Raw Probiotic Sauerkraut

Skinny Over 40 ...more

Meatless Monday: Home-Smoked Feta

Photo credit: Nancy Anne HarbordToday’s Meatless Monday post is an attempt to show the things you can take time over to enjoy if you’re not eating meat, to craft and flavour with consideration and attention. To make meals that evoke envy, not pity. Home-smoked feta!...more