15 Trader Joe's fast and easy dinners that are healthier than take out - great options for busy nights when cooking from scratch isn't an option! **Updated** Whether you're busy shuffling kids between music lessons and the ballpark, juggling late nights at work, or just want to take a night off … [Read more...] about 15 Trader Joe’s Dinners that are Healthier than Take Out
A wholesome and hearty Rustic Split Pea Soup that's super simple to make and packed full of flavor. Made with healthy veggies, split peas and topped with a dollop of sour cream, crispy bacon, and parsley! I didn't grow up eating split pea soup, but my whole family fell in love with it a few … [Read more...] about Rustic Split Pea Soup
Super easy pumpkin ice cream recipe for fall - you only need 5 ingredients and 5 minutes to whip it up and no ice cream maker needed. This ice cream is rich, creamy and decadent you'd never guess it's no churn! Fall temperatures in Houston swing between the forties to the eighties, occasionally … [Read more...] about Easy Pumpkin Ice Cream (5 minute, no churn recipe)
There are so many options when it comes to testing for gluten and other food sensitivities. We review three good options with pros and cons of each to help you pick which gluten sensitivity test is right for you! We've talked before about how gluten isn't necessarily bad for everyone, and how … [Read more...] about Gluten Sensitivity Tests – 3 Options + How to Choose the Best One for You!
Is gluten really bad for you, or is the gluten free fad just hype? Four questions to help you decide for yourself whether you should avoid gluten! Note from Dena: This post was co-written by Karina Medina, Dietetic Intern, as part of a research partnership between Back To The Book Nutrition and … [Read more...] about Is Gluten Bad for You?
Delicious and easy Probiotic Fermented Carrots. Cultured and fermented foods are rich in probiotics, which are essential to gut health and proper immune function. Of all the fermented foods I've made, these carrots are one of the fastest and best tasting, plus they're 75% cheaper than store … [Read more...] about Easy Probiotic Fermented Carrots
Easy, comforting Chicken Noodle Soup with tips for creamy & grain/gluten free versions. Plus, a recipe for delicious homemade chicken broth in the Crock Pot! This soup is pure comfort food and the perfect way to warm up and get cozy during the colder months. Is it just me or has this … [Read more...] about Classic Chicken Noodle Soup & Easy Homemade Broth Recipe
Crispy roasted chickpeas add a savory crunch to this Mediterranean inspired Fig and Feta Salad with walnuts and homemade garlic dressing! Perfect for fall! Serve as an impressive started, a meatless main dish, or top with chicken for a heartier meal! I love salads of all kinds. I … [Read more...] about Fig & and Feta Salad with Roasted Chickpeas, Walnuts, + homemade garlic dressing