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Low Fat Fruity Chicken Salad

My mother in law makes the best chicken salad and although she has given me the recipe, as a dietitian, I would feel guilty passing it on to you.  Most chicken salad recipes are loaded with mayonnaise which means you can either eat a TINY amount (which I have a hard time doing) or succumb to the fact … Continue reading

Easy Mango Salsa

If you’ve ever cut up a mango to make mango salsa you know it can be a little tricky to get all the fruit away from the pit.  But as you can see in the picture below, this mango splitter makes it so much easier!  The best part is the little bit of mango left … Continue reading

Wild Rice & Chickpea Salad (Gluten Free, Vegan)

Seems lately grains have gotten a bad wrap in the press.  I do agree that some people tend to do better on a lower grain diet, especially gluten containing grains, but not everyone needs to toss out their whole grains just yet.  They can be a great source of fiber, prebiotics, protein, B vitamins, and trace minerals.  The … Continue reading

Banana Muffins (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

After the success I had baking the gluten free soda bread recently, I’m all of a sudden motivated to try more gluten free baking.  I found a recipe for low carb/low sugar, gluten free banana bread but was too hungry to wait the full 50 minutes they take to cook.  So I modified the recipe to … Continue reading

Soda Bread (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

Truth be told, I’m not much of a baker.  I have a hard time following precise directions when it comes to recipes and now that I’m gluten free I find these ingredients to be a little intimidating.  The one thing I used to bake consistently though was soda bread for St. Patrick’s day.  So when I saw … Continue reading