Easy Paleo Apple Crisp with No Added Sugar

Apple crisp is one of those super easy, super tasty desserts that most people love. This recipe was a fun variation because it's grain free. I have no problem with oatmeal, but enjoy cutting out grains when possible so I can feed it to my kids guilt-free. This recipe is paleo, grain-free, and vegan. Win! … Continue reading Easy Paleo Apple Crisp with No Added Sugar

Healthy Garlic Scallops Recipe • CiaoFlorentina

This recipe was one of those symphonies of simplicity and perfection. Unfortunately we had to use frozen scallops but were still pleasantly surprised by this one. I did substitute olive oil for ghee with this one, and served it with sauteed kale and mashed potatoes. Definitely a meal to be had again and again. Thank … Continue reading Healthy Garlic Scallops Recipe • CiaoFlorentina

RISING FROM THE ASHES: REBUILDING HEALTH, WELLNESS AND FITNESS AFTER BEING ILL OR OVERWEIGHT: PART 2: NUTRITION & HEALTHY EATING

I don’t think my upbringing, and early relationship with food is unusual or unique. In hindsight it was certainly unhealthy. We ate mac-and-cheese from a box, with powdered “cheese.” We ate hot dogs, hamburgers, spaghetti, raviolis, and ramen noodles. At Christmas, fresh homemade cookies of every variety were made by the dozens. I thought a … Continue reading RISING FROM THE ASHES: REBUILDING HEALTH, WELLNESS AND FITNESS AFTER BEING ILL OR OVERWEIGHT: PART 2: NUTRITION & HEALTHY EATING