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Red Apple Lipstick {Review}

When I started my website I really wanted to include a page for cosmetics and beauty products that were gluten-free. I didn’t realize how difficult it was to read the labels on those things because prior to being diagnosed I never had to read them. So when I find a company that clearly states what…

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Active Accessories {Review}

A little more than a month ago I received some samples from Active Accessories to review. Active Accessories was started by Karen (whom I met through EatSmart Products) and her sister Jenna. I received the On-The-Go Accessory Pouch and two On-The-Go Hair Bands. Earlier this weekend I posted about trying to lose weight, get in…

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I’m On A Mission

(I can touch my toes!! )                         (pigeon pose – well part of it) I am on a mission…to loose weight and be healthier! Since being diagnosed with celiac disease almost five years and my intestines slowly healing I have put on about 35 pounds. I’m saying around because I am not one to weigh myself…

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Popeye Risotto {Marx Foods Blogger Challenge)

Voting is now open! Click HERE to vote Voting begins today, Tuesday February 12 and ends at 11:30pm PST on Thursday February 14th. Two winners will be chosen, one by popular vote and one from internal votes. Winners will be awarded $100.00 credit to Marx Foods each! And I could really really use some vanilla…

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Kabocha Squash Soup

This past week as “lacto-ovo” week in my Vegetarian Cuisine lab. With that being said, the following recipe originally did not have either lactose or egg in it but I had to make a quick decision at the end to add a dollop of cinnamon sugar sour cream to the top before presenting it because…

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Curry Mango Smoothie

(don’t mind the spoon and mug…I couldn’t find a tall zombie glass to display it in) In Vegetarian Cuisine we are learning so much about the different vegetarian diets and how to achieve meeting your requirements for carbohydrates, proteins, fats, etc. Two weeks about our class was all about legumes and protein alternatives. Legumes are…

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Spring Rolls

Last month I graduated with my degree in culinary arts from Johnson & Wales University and also started my bachelors degree in culinary nutrition with a concentration in clinical dietetics. This degree is more heavily focused in academics with a handful of culinary labs. The first one is Vegetarian Cuisine. At the beginning of the…