Dried Kiwi and Other Useful Things in This Healthy Lifestyle

One of the highly weird and excessively annoying things about my body is that I have to be exceedingly selective on my food choices. Most people have to limit calories and avoid certain downfalls or types of food. Me, however? I’ve got to avoid grains completely, which means eating tons of fiber and carbohydrates in…

Look Ma, Still No Starch!

My second grain-free cookbook is out now!   (Click on image to be taken to purchase site for the paperback, or click here for the Kindle edition.)

Rita’s Latest Recipe: Southwestern Beef ‘N Bean

Ingredients: 4 ounces ground beef (browned)1/3 dried pinto beans 1/3 dried navy beans 1/3 cup dried black beans 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp minced onion 1/2 tsp garlic 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp cumin 1/2 chili powder 1 tsp lemon juice 2 tbsp tomato sauce 1/2 tsp parsley flakes 1/2 tsp Tabasco sauce (optional)…

Rita’s Latest Recipe: Broccoli Almond Salad

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups broccoli 2/3 capful of apple cider vinegar 2 tsp. honey 1/2 tsp. cumin 3-4 tbsp. Caesar dressing juice of approximately 1/3 of a fresh lime 3 stalks fresh celery (chopped) 1 handful raisins 1/4 cup sliced almonds 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1/2 tsp. lemon pepper Cook frozen broccoli in water until…

Rita’s Newest Recipe: Apple Sausage Stir-Fry

Ingredients: 2 Italian sausage links 2  gala apples (chopped) 3 stalks of celery (chopped) 4 button mushrooms (chopped) 1/2 lime (fresh) 3 capfuls of apple cider vinegar 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp minced onion 3/4 tsp parsley flakes Brown the sausage (I uncased them), then combine the veggies/fruit and meat…