Outdoors

Learning to Cross Country Ski at Gore Mountain 

I wasn’t going to let 2016 end without doing something fun, so I decided to finally go take that cross country ski lesson I have been wanted to do on New Years Eve. Gore Mountain in the Adirondacks was my choice, because, it was close, seemed pretty reasonably priced, and well, they had snow with… Continue reading Learning to Cross Country Ski at Gore Mountain 

Life · Uncategorized

Some Happy Parts of 2016

2016 pretty much sucked, both professionally and personally. But, there were a few positives about the year. In an effort to remind myself that the positives outweighed the negatives – the many, many, many negatives, of the year – I made a short list of them here. 1. Toby kicked cancer’s butt. Toby’s cancer diagnosis… Continue reading Some Happy Parts of 2016

Recipes · Vegan Gluten-Free Recipes

Roasted Butternut Squash Apple Cinnamon Soup 

Who doesn’t love a hearty and healthy winter soup? I like to make various versions of different soups and then freeze them to enjoy all winter long. This roasted butternut squash apple cinnamon soup is vegan, gluten-free and paleo. Play with the spices, and tailor it to fit your tastes. I also drizzled a little… Continue reading Roasted Butternut Squash Apple Cinnamon Soup 

In My Kitchen · Vegetarian

Creamy Spinach & Arugula Pesto Pasta

Whenever you start a post with, “don’t yell at me,” you know it’s going to be a good one. OK, seriously, don’t yell at me. In typical Michelle form, I didn’t measure anything, except the garlic, because honestly, I didn’t think it was going to come out as well as it did. But, I always… Continue reading Creamy Spinach & Arugula Pesto Pasta

Baking · Gluten-Free Recipes

Gluten-Free Rustic Apple Cinnamon Muffins 

Baking can be super annoying with my food allergies. Paleo is the closest match, but many of the recipes call for almond flour, which I cannot have. Gluten-free and vegan contain items I usually can’t do either. And, “regular” recipes, well, that can get messy, too. So, what I usually do is research what I… Continue reading Gluten-Free Rustic Apple Cinnamon Muffins 

Gluten-Free Recipes · Paleo

Grilled Scallops Over Spaghetti Squash 

This grilled scallops over spaghetti squash dinner is another one of those meals that can be made for one person or many without much of a fuss. All you do is add more scallops, seasonings and squash. Super easy, yet it looks impressive. This is also gluten-free and paleo. To prepare the scallops, places them… Continue reading Grilled Scallops Over Spaghetti Squash 

In My Kitchen · Paleo

The Best Store-Bought Paleo, Gluten-Free Tortillas

While I don’t eat that much processed foods lately, preferring to make things from scratch, tortillas are another story. I’ve tried. And, tried, and tried, and tried. Well, you get the point. And, while they were OK, they tasted more like pita bread, which is all fine, but not what I was looking for. Having… Continue reading The Best Store-Bought Paleo, Gluten-Free Tortillas

How To ... · In My Kitchen

How to Make Apple Chips in the Dehydrator

Making apple chips in the  dehydrator is the simplest thing ever. I’m not sure why I’ve never done this before! Seriously, I love a few of these when I am craving something sweet. All you do is evenly slice the apples, carefully remove all the seeds, and place in the dehydrator on high until they… Continue reading How to Make Apple Chips in the Dehydrator