Food Find

Do you feel the warm breeze?  See the clear blue sky and palm trees swaying?  Hear the Jimmy Buffet with a frosty beverage in hand by the pool?Instead of a cheeseburger in paradise how about a Island Salad with Caribbean Grilled Tofu and Coconut Curry Dressing?  I guarantee, if you close […]

Island Salad with Caribbean Grilled Tofu and Coconut Curry Dressing

I found Nutmeg Notebook through my weight watcher message boards. The photos of her healthy recipes are just gorgeous and occasionally she does product reviews.  The one I came across that intrigued me was for an Organic Sprouted Bean Trio from truRoots .  Per 1/3 cup there is 160 cals, […]

truRoots and my Amazing Sprouted Green Lentil Coconut Curry Soup

  For my daughter’s birthday I made the kids plain vanilla cupcakes and ordered special ones from Cookie Momsters for her.  They were gluten, egg, soy, nut and dairy free and she loved them!  The frosting was sweet and creamy and the cake part was a bit more dense than […]

A Thanks to The Cookie Momsters, a Gluten Free Bakery

It’s Friday!  And….I have a girls night tomorrow night!  I can’t wait. I’ll be trying out a new restaurant at the beach called Salt Life.  Hubby has been out of town on a golf trip since Wednesday so it’s just been us girls at home (my daughter and I).  My […]

Curried Tofu Salad

Monday came to a close after my daughter’s uneventful ENT checkup. I got home early and took her and my two Labradors for a nice long walk. I started this morning off right with coffee in my new mug along with a little oatmeal and Pumpkin Butter. (Recipe in next […]

Food Find! Grandma Hoerner’s All Natural Pumpkin Butter

During my last food shopping spree I found Seeds of Change Tikki Masala Simmering Sauce.  Yes, I realize I’m supposed to be cleaning my pantry out and not adding to it but this just looked so good! Hi my name is Dawn and I’m a food hoarder. I used it […]

Seeds of Change

Another food find. This product is from Vegan Essentials that is sort of like Cheetos but gluten and dairy free. They have a great crunch and a light texture.   Now mind you, once again, this is a food to be enjoyed in moderation.  Always choose fresh fruits and veggies first and then enjoy a minimum of snack foods. […]

Original Tings Crunchy Corn Sticks

I will let you guys in on a little tidbit.  Being thin and weight loss does not come naturally for me.  I have to work so hard at it and I’m always tweaking what I’m doing to see if I can get the last few pounds off and avoid the […]

The Slow Creep and a Litte Dessert Tea

Wylde Pretzels by ENER-G is another great food find for allergic little ones and adults alike that like the salty crunchy snacks.  These are gluten, wheat, dairy, casein, soy, egg, and nut free (However, may contain Sesame and Poppyseed). Now mind you, our first choice is always fresh fruit, veggies and sweet […]

Wylde Pretzels

DHA is an Omega 3 Fatty Acid that is great for brain and vision development in children; however, most of the DHA contains fish oil which is something that children can be allergic to.  This DHA by Spectrum is fish oil free! ***Please note that when I state “allergy free” […]

DHA (For Toddlers. Fish Oil Free)

For someone who is not a baker I sure have been making a lot of bread recently.  About once a week I bust out the KitchenAid and get to mixin.  Granted, I have been using a bake mix.  Pamela’s Gluten Free Bread Mix to be exact.  And even then the first […]

Cinnamon-Sugar Raisin Bread from Pamela’s Gluten Free Bread Mix

To busy to make lunch?  Try my quick, healthy lunch tip of combining fresh and pre-made. Sometimes in the morning I have nothing prepared for lunch at work.  If it’s a gym day I eat at my desk.  For backups I try to have a few options in the freezer just in […]

Quick, Healthy Lunch Tip for Busy Days

Peppermint Crème Coffee A combination of cool, refreshing peppermint and sweet cream create the perfect holiday treat! This is a food find I have to give credit to my friend Justine for as she was the one who found it at Fresh Market.  Last week I got am email that […]

Peppermint Crème Coffee

Join me in peanut butter heaven with PB2 and PB2 chocolate! Have you tried PB2 and Chocolate PB2? Since my friend Justine found this on line I have been in peanut butter heaven.  As one of my favorite foods I had to keep it to an every now and then splurge, […]

PB2 and PB2 Chocolate