Monthly Archives: October 2017

Dairy-Free & Gluten-Free Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

Dairy products, like cheese, are high in calories and just plain bad for the human body. These enchiladas are not only dairy-free, they are also gluten free. I used corn tortillas instead of flour, which saves calories, and is healthier to. Ingredients: Corn tortillas Enchilada sauce, 1 can 1 peeled zucchini, shredded, Fresh cilantro 1 […]

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Is it gluten, or all in your mind?

If you’ve been able to eat gluten products in the past and felt fine, but those foods don’t resonate well with you now, is it psychosomatic? The problem could very-well be real. More people are having problems with gluten, not because people are more aware, but because people can lose tolerance to gluten as they get older. […]

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5 easy tips to whittle that waist that don’t require exercise or cutting carbs

These simple tips really work to lose belly fat. Eat 30 minutes before you are typically hungry. So, if you are super hungry at 11:30 am and 3:00 pm, instead, eat your lunch at 11:00 am and your snack at 2:30 pm. Since it takes about 20 minutes for your mind to register that you […]

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new! Low-Calorie Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free Desserts Cookbook

My second cookbook is out! This one is ALL desserts. All of these recipes are dairy-free and gluten-free, have no vegetable oil, or only a small amount of oil added for moisture. Instead of sugar, I use fruit, and/or small amounts of maple syrup, or natural honey. If you’re a vegan, use maple syrup in […]

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Don’t stretch post-workout!

I remember exercise classes that had us stretching beforehand, it didn’t feel good then, and, later that idea was scrapped because stretching a cold muscle can pull that muscle. Now, we’re told we shouldn’t stretch after a workout either. What?  Apparently, stretching after a hard workout can make it harder to recover. The thought process […]

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How I make zoodles taste like noodles

I hear the complaint that zucchini noodles don’t taste like traditional pasta, every now and then, so I published this video so everyone can see how I make it.

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To lose belly fat, do squats

You’ve probably seen all sorts of ab-targeted exercises that promise to flatten the stomach or get rid of belly-fat. If you’ve done them, you know they don’t work. Ab exercises are great for strengthening the abdominal muscles so don’t avoid them. The only way to reduce belly fat is to burn more calories. One exercise […]

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why you shouldn’t take other’s advice

I’ve overheard many conversations about nutrition, exercise, vitamins, supplements, and diet, where one person acts like they are an expert, when they aren’t, and tells the other person what they should and shouldn’t do. Just because your friend may benefit from a supplement, may not mean you will. If you are deficient in a supplement, […]

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