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My Story

Hello. My name is Sari and I have been on a food journey since 2009. Due to a serious illness and many food allergies that developed in my 30’s, I had to change my eating habits drastically. Not only did I need to eat differently and educate myself about nutrition and food alternatives, I also needed to […]

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Recipes

  In this collection are many of the recipes that I have come to love, crave, and share with others in my daily life. They helped me recover from illness and as a bonus, lose 55 pounds. All of my recipes are free of gluten, dairy, egg, and soy! I hope you enjoy them and […]

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Food Allergies

Like so many people in the world today, I developed food allergies that were very unexpected.  They have literally changed how I eat, what I eat, and how I think about food.  In many ways, food allergies changed several aspects of my life, some for the better.  Having food allergies impacts your life in ways […]

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Picky Eaters

Children can become picky eaters for a variety of reasons.  Parents who are frustrated at meal times should find comfort in knowing that it is developmentally appropriate for children to go through a ‘picky’ eating stage when they are between 2-3 years old.  This is when kids are learning to assert control, learning to express […]

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Latest Posts

Where have you been, Sari?

March 7, 2018 | No Comments

Hello Everyone.  I am sorry that I have not posted any new recipes in a while.  As many of you know, being a first time mom can be time consuming, and I spend all my free time with my son.  There are over a hundred recipes on this site as well as the static pages […]

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Follow Your Heart Vegan Egg Omelettes

October 31, 2017 | 2 Comments

Follow Your Heart makes some fantastic foods for those of us on restricted diets.  Their newest creation is a vegan egg that is free of soy, dairy, egg, gluten, and nuts.  It comes in this cute little box that looks like an egg carton, but the contents are yellow powder in a bag.  I like […]

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Sweet Potato Muffins

October 27, 2017 | 2 Comments

Can you tell that we have been on a sweet potato kick lately in our house?  We buy them much more often than we used to because our son LOVES them.  As a result, I am constantly looking for new and fun ways to make them so that we’re not just eating baked sweet potatoes […]

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Sweet Potato & Quinoa Veggie Burgers

October 10, 2017 | No Comments

When I made sweet potatoes a few weeks ago, I had a ton of leftovers and was trying to find a creative way to re-use them.  I came up with this sweet potato and quinoa veggie burger and it was a hit with the whole fam (baby included)!  I was really just experimenting when I […]

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Turnip Pasta with Carrot Ribbons and Arugula

October 3, 2017 | No Comments

I am amazed at how many people scoff at the idea of eating turnips.  They are a great, nutritious vegetable and can be used in so many different ways!  My first questions are, “When did you eat them and how did you cook them?”.  People usually say that they remember eating the bitter turnip greens […]

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Pan Seared Sea Scallops & Collard Green Ribbons

September 26, 2017 | No Comments

Our local Wegmans just did a full renovation and as a thank you to its customers, they featured several products at sale prices that were from 12 years ago when they opened!  Pretty awesome, if you ask me.  So, sea scallops were on sale for $9.99 a pound (fresh, wild, beautiful, local) instead of the […]

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Just Green Beans, in 3 Colors

September 20, 2017 | No Comments

When we went to the Farmer’s Market two weeks ago, one of our preferred organic farms had tri-colored green beans!  They told us they taste very similar to each other, so we bought a big basket full.  They were gorgeous – rich purple, white-ish yellow and regular green bean colors.  The purple ones tasted just […]

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Chicken Stew for the Family

September 12, 2017 | No Comments

Since life now revolves around our son, I always have him in mind when I am making meals for the week.  I introduced some mashed foods the last two weeks (banana, avocado, sweet potato), and I decided to go for a comforting chicken stew; all the veggies get nice a soft and we can smash […]

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Shredded Cabbage with Baby Spinach and Grapes

September 5, 2017 | No Comments

I have talked before about the health benefits of cabbage and how much I love it.  In this post, I share a shredded cabbage recipe that is both sweet and savory.  When I went to buy some cabbage at the store, I found gorgeous purple and black seedless grapes on sale, and thought they might […]

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Easy Baked Sweet Potatoes

August 29, 2017 | No Comments

Sweet potatoes are not only delicious, but they are very nutrient rich; they are loaded with vitamin A, vitamin C, fiber, and several B vitamins.  They are easy to make and can be served as fries, spirals, baked potatoes, smashed/mashed potatoes, or as puree.  We usually eat them as fries along side a variety of […]

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