Strawberry Banana Breakfast Smoothie Bowl

Strawberries and bananas blended to frozen perfection topped with fresh fruit, granola, slivered almonds, and coconut (or any toppings you love). Strawberry Banana Breakfast Smoothie Bowl is all sorts of delish.

Strawberry Banana Breakfast Smoothie Bowl

Strawberry Banana Breakfast Smoothie Bowl

During the summer I love a cold breakfast. Cereal and yogurt, my old breakfast staples, are no longer an option because I’ve given up dairy and grains while I work to heal my gut. One magical morning, while scanning Pinterest, I discovered the notion of Smoothie Breakfast Bowls – MIND BLOWN! It’s no secret I love a smoothie, heck I spent 13 years helping clients make every possible frozen concoction imaginable. Why have I never made a smoothie bowl?!?

Smoothie bowls are the best of both worlds. I love frozen drinks but I prefer to EAT my breakfast. I’m one of those people who never feel full until I’ve actually chewed my food. Making a bowl lets me have my smoothie and eat it too;) Continue reading

Dijon Glazed Green Beans with Toasted Walnuts

Fresh green beans tossed in a slightly sweet Dijon mustard glaze topped with toasted walnuts. Ready in just 10 minutes. Dairy and gluten-free. Low FODMAP diet friendly.

Lemon Dijon Glazed Green Beans with Toasted Walnuts

My Grandmother “Oohma” inspired me to learn to cook

Come with be back to 1976, let’s take a little drive down memory lane. When I was a little girl my grandmother cooked a homemade meal for the entire extended family every Sunday. She made biscuits from scratch, breaded and fried the best chicken ever, and prepped fresh green beans then cooked them slowly in a cast iron skillet… I’ll stop now because I think we are all getting hungry (and nostalgic)! Continue reading

Firecracker Coconut Popsicles

Firecracker Coconut Popsicles

It’s hot outside and cold treats are in order! Remember the sound of the ice cream truck, you could detect that creepy music from 5 miles away. Funny, you couldn’t hear your Mom calling your name from across the street, but that truck sang one note and you started begging for a dollar. Sorry, Mom.

Firecrackers, Push Ups, and Screwballs were some of my favs. Umm, as I type this I realize that these names are far less appropriate than I remember. Continue reading