Creativity in the Kitchen

Living a life with food restrictions has been on of my greatest challenges, but it has also been great fun.  It has required not only stepping outside the box, but sometimes ripping that box to pieces.   I have learned to try things that just seem impossible, because they usually work — like flax seed “eggs”Continue reading “Creativity in the Kitchen”

Egg Salad Without Eggs?

I developed this recipe while looking for tasty, healthy snacks with protein . I use chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, but there are also recipes using tofu if you prefer. You may be familiar with hummus which is made from chickpeas and often used as a dip with raw veggies. Because I do notContinue reading “Egg Salad Without Eggs?”

The Secret to Cooking Good Healthy Food

Last year a culinary instructor named Todd Mohr gave a free webinar on how to cook like a chef.  It was not what I expected.  Instead of talking about all the “secrets” and difficult recipes we think professional chefs know he talked about how home cooks make things too difficult.  The focus of his webinar wasContinue reading “The Secret to Cooking Good Healthy Food”

National Ice Cream Day

It’s National Ice Cream Day.  But what do you do if you cannot eat the sugar, dairy or eggs in regular ice cream for health reasons? No More Ice Cream?  Oh No!!!! What does an ice cream lover do when forced to give up sugar, dairy and eggs for health reasons? Well, in my case theContinue reading “National Ice Cream Day”

It’s National Ice Cream Month!

July is National Ice Cream Month by Presidential Proclamation 5219, signed by then President Reagan on July 9, 1984.  But did you know that today, July 17 is also National Ice Cream Day?  Ice cream is certainly one way I enjoy my journey through life. Let’s think about ways we can celebrate ice cream. Try aContinue reading “It’s National Ice Cream Month!”