Gluten-free

This is a new concept to me, but I’m learning that many families “pre-game” before the big dinner on Thanksgiving Day. They have appetizers and drinks before the big meal later in the day. From a former client and email subscriber: “I don’t know how other families do it, but…

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I discovered these today at Whole Foods when the lovely man behind the cheese counter asked me if I liked chocolate. You have my attention, sir. He handed me one of these: a simple, one-bite hors’ douevres with only three ingredients: Whole Foods Truffled Walnuts, goat cheese, and orange crisps.   1….

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    Gluten-free baking is awfully trendy, isn’t it? I avoided it for quite some time because every recipe I looked at contained half a dozen different flours and something weird called “Xantham Gum” that didn’t sound entirely food-like to me. I ventured into gluten-free baking first with coconut flour…

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This past weekend, I got to be part of my biggest BODYPUMP® instructor certification training yet.  It was an honor (as it always is!) to train this huge group of people who are now ON FIRE and ready to teach Les Mills BODYPUMP®: 34 new instructors!   On Sunday morning,…

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I made a batch of these Friday night as part of my food prep for this past weekend’s BODYCOMBAT® training. I had lots of odds and ends leftover in the fridge – some kale, chopped onions, an almost-empty jar of sun dried tomatoes, chicken sausage and herbed goat cheese –…

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