Zucchini Madness (Part I)

ZUCCHINI zucchini ZUCCHINI zucchini ZUCCHINI w . h . e . w . I told you yesterday that I would tell you what I did with my farmers market zucchini — well, who knew two big veggies could create so much shredded zucchini! First on the menu list was a theme and variation of a {Read More…}


Ohhh, how I just love fruit in the summer–and nothing beats a ripe, juicy, cantaloupe! With only 55 calories per cup of cantaloupe pieces/balls, this fruit is not only low in calorie but high in vitamin A and C–providing more than 100% of the daily value in just one cup! Why is cantaloupe high in {Read More…}

Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets

Breading chicken for whatever the reason has been a source of minor conflict in the Heddleston household. John is used to breadcrumbs and I try to come up with alternative ways to bread chicken without using wheat. Well, I have finally created a combination that not only tastes great but John enjoys (and doesn’t complain!) {Read More…}


Well, I finally tried them. Tofu noodles–or as I affectionately call them–tofoodles. My mom saw these used in a recipe on Rachel Ray one morning and later told me about them. The Shirataki brand had both fettachini and spaghetti noodles–I chose the fettachini. First, you are supposed to rinse and drain the noodles well because {Read More…}

Gluten Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Bruffins

As promised, I am posting the recipe to my hopefully-famous-one-day “bruffins.” What’s a bruffin? Well, it’s a cross between a brownie and a muffin. My husband came up with this clever name, and while it doesn’t sound very appetizing, the name has stuck around the Heddleston household. Ingredients 1 cup applesauce 1/2 cup Splenda Sugar {Read More…}

Around the World

I will be launching an Around the World mini series late this week/early next week. This series will feature one new country each week until I run out of contributors. I am looking for the questions below to be answered by those who have traveled abroad/lived abroad for a substantial amount of time/grew up in {Read More…}

Healthy at Jury Duty

Thank you to my followers who have so patiently waited for my jury duty service to be over. I’m sure you were getting sick of recipe posts this week! I was called to the federal court house for a criminal proceeding regarding Workmens’ Compensation fraud, mail fraud, and lying to federal agents. Apparently this was {Read More…}