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One Dish Dinner: Chickpeas with Butternut Squash & Spinach

Who has unlimited time anymore? Not me. One dish meals are cost-saving and time-saving and leftovers keep well in the refrigerator or freezer. Garlic, ginger, and chili add zip to this healthful vegetarian dish while chickpeas provide a snap of texture.   Chickpeas with Butternut Squash & Spinach Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 cup chopped onion 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon...

Cooking for a Crowd: Gluten-Free Lemon Chicken

When it comes to entertaining, the best choices are those that reheat well or hold up well over a sterno. When I’m hosting a party, I find it best to offer all gluten-free options on the buffet or to separate the gluten-free food on a separate table to prevent cross-contamination by some impatient person on the buffet line who uses the wrong spoon to serve themselves. This dish is perfect when cooking for a crowd because the longer the chicken stays in the light lemon and white wine sauce...

Gluten-Free French Onion Soup au Gratin

I love French onion soup, and using gluten-free broth and bread make this a safe option. The classic recipe calls for Gruyere cheese, but I prefer to top this rich soup with a combination of Monterey jack, mozzarella, and Parmesan. Be sure to caramelize the onions as it really sweetens and intensifies their flavor.   French Onion Soup au Gratin Serves 4 Ingredients: 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 4...

Utilizing HIIT for a Better Cardio Work Out

Changing up your cardio routine is vital to staying motivated and keeping your fitness and weight loss goals within reach. You should change up your cardio routine on a frequent basis, at a minimum of every four to six weeks. Here are some ways you can spice up your routine with ...

2 Nutritious, Chocolaty Desserts while Fighting Cancer

Many assume that an “anticancer” diet will be tasteless, unappetizing, nothing fun, or comforting. In fact, a question we’re asked at least once a week, in our complementary cancer care practice is: “I don’t have to give up chocolate do I, doctor?” It is accompanied by a sigh of relief when the answer is, “no.” Chocolaty desserts do not have to contain high amounts of...

Getting through Chemotherapy: What To Eat and Do

Chemotherapy can take an incredible toll both physically and emotionally. Common side effects of chemotherapy and from the drugs that are often administered with them include anemia, brain fog, indigestion or acid reflux, stomach upset and gas, mouth sores, constipation, fatigue, chemo brain, nausea, loss of appetite, loss or alteration of taste, ...

Breakfast Recipes during Cancer Treatment: Start the Day Strong

One of the best things you can do for yourself during cancer treatment and for prevention is to eat a nutritious breakfast within a couple hours of waking. Here’s why: while we sleep our bodies depend on energy stores, primarily in the liver, to keep blood glucose levels balanced. By the morning the liver is nearly depleted and depends on external sources of food to maintain proper blood sugar. In...

Home Gym: Tips for a Budget-Friendly HIIT Workout

One of the most appealing benefits about high intensity interval training (HIIT) is the fact that you can do it anywhere with a limited amount of space and your own body weight. If you have a small space you'd like to dedicate to your home gym, here are some tips for accomplishing this in a cost-friendly manner. Building a home gym can be...

Low on Time? Here's How to Work Out in a Crunch

In an ideal world, everyone would be able to set aside a 30-minute block of time to fit in their workout. This may not always be possible. So what do you do if you don’t have more than 10 minutes at a time to work out? Split it up! High intensity interval training (HIIT) is great for busy people trying to squeeze some exercise into...

Staying Gluten-Free at School: Children with Celiac Disease

As difficult as it is for adults to follow a gluten-free diet, it is so much harder for children. When a child who has been diagnosed with celiac disease is very young it is hard to explain to them why they can’t eat like the other kids. Often when it comes to meals and snacks there could be many different adults looking after them, such as babysitters, daycare workers, and teachers. It is difficult for those who are not living a gluten-free lifestyle to understand the diet, especially...