Tip, Trick & a Recipe: Quinoa
– Gluten-free “grain” or is it a seed?

Quinoa is a seed that’s been around forever, though with the popularity it’s gained in recent years, you’d think it was a new invention. Quinoa has an amazing nutritional profile. This seed is gluten free, high in protein and rich in health-supportive fats. Quinoa is full of vitamins, fiber and antioxidants. It can lower your […]

Gluten-Free Mixed Berry Crisp

You can’t have summer without berries. We love berries in every form, but this Gluten Free Mixed Berry Crisp makes you feel like you’re back in your grandma’s kitchen! Summer comfort food. And the best part? It’s not only gluten free it’s also refined sugar free!!! Glory Glory! So gather your berries, and let’s crisp […]

Paleo Tahini Pumpkin Pie and Maple Cardamom Coconut Whipped Cream

You can’t have the holidays without pumpkin EVERYTHING!! But for those of us trying to stay away from dairy, gluten, and refined sugar – the holidays can feel like the 7th circle of hell – running into temptation at every corner! So after some recipe testing, we finally found a delicious holiday classic that’s actually […]

Leanne’s Favorite Gluten-Free Snacks

One of the questions that I get asked all the time is, “Hey, Leanne, can you help me out with some gluten-free snacks?” I love a gluten-free snack just like anyone else and my favorite go-to’s of course are apples and oranges or tangerines because you can throw them in your purse.  But also, I […]

Healthy Foods: Buckets of nutrition in buckwheat

With all of the bad press wheat’s getting these days, you might be surprised to see buckwheat as the topic of this week’s health food post. But what you might not know is that buckwheat is actually not wheat. It’s not actually a grain at all and it is completely gluten-free. Buckwheat is an herb. […]

Food For Thought: The great grains debate

Whole grains, organic grains, gluten-free grains . . . there’s so much talk about grains these days and whether they’re good for you or not. I’m definitely in the camp of “grains are not good for you” when it comes to grains of all kinds. (Note: quinoa is not a grain-it’s a seed and there’s […]

Food For Thought: Viva Italia! Gluten-Free!

Italian food is some of the best food in the entire world. And while it seems the whole world is going gluten-free, there are some who think that Italian is out of reach, au contraire! This delicious Chicken Parmesan dish will work, either way, so gluten-free folk, don’t feel sad! Enjoy! PS–You can receive delicious […]

Tip, Trick & a Recipe: A Great Gluten-Free Substitute and Recipe!

Buckwheat flour comes from a plant, not a grain, and is naturally gluten-free. The flour is milled from buckwheat groats, the seeds of the buckwheat plant, which incidentally is related to rhubarb. With lots of naturally occurring fiber, this is a good choice for a regular flour substitute for the celiac or gluten intolerant. Nutritionally, […]