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Gluten-Free in Missoula

September 1, 2014

We are finishing up our three month stay in Missoula, Montana this week. If you follow me on Instagram, you know how sad I am to leave this beautiful place. The weather, the people, the active lifestyle, and of course the gorgeous scenery has won us over big time. In case you’re ever in the […]

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A reason to keep moving

August 21, 2014

Exercise used to be something that just happened for me. A side-effect of joining various sports teams and growing more competitive at each level. I didn’t have to think about going to the gym, I was just part of the team. And as a team, we practiced. We pushed each other. We worked our butts […]

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Quick Pickled Carrots with Garlic and Dill

July 28, 2014

This week I bought the GIANT bag of carrots at Costco and brought them home only to remember that we didn’t bring our BlendTec to Montana. Hmm, what to do with all the carrots? Then I remembered making garlicky pickled carrots a few years ago and instantly had a craving for them. I whipped these […]

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Exploring Missoula – Clark Fork Market and Shakespeare & Co.

June 30, 2014

Saturday we drove down to the Clark Fork Market in downtown Missoula. We got there at about 11:30 because, Hi we are summer people who like to sleep in. After getting stuck in a no parking zone in our bohemoth truck, we found a parking space across the river. As we crossed the bridge, we […]

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5 Ideas for a Gluten-Free Breakfast Makeover

May 27, 2014

As a dietitian with celiac disease, May is one of my favorite months. Not only do we get to shine a light with Celiac Awareness Month, but we also get to share just how good gluten-free food can taste! One of the funniest things I hear from people is, “Oh I could never give up […]

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“My life with Inspired RD,” a guest post by my husband

May 15, 2014

Because May is Celiac Awareness Month, I asked my husband to write a guest post about his experience so far with celiac disease. I am incredibly thankful for his love and never-ending support. Not only does he take care of me when I’m feeling like crap, but he also makes sure that the kids don’t kiss […]

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The Mini Frittata

May 7, 2014

I love making frittatas. A little too much apparently, because my family seems to be tired of them. So I started making mini frittatas, just for me. I eat two slices and save two slices for the next day. Perfect! Just like regular frittatas, you can make this any way you like with whatever you […]

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Why do we keep our home gluten free? (Why wouldn’t you?)

May 5, 2014

To say I have supportive parents would be an understatement. The older I get, the more thanks I give for the love, loyalty, and encouragement they show me every day. For Celiac Awareness Month, I asked them to write a guest post about how they keep a gluten-free kitchen, not for their sake, but for […]

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My Celiac Story (so far…)

May 1, 2014

Last month I had the honor of speaking at the Arizona East Valley Celiac Support Group meeting. They have had healthcare professionals come in and speak on nutrition and celiac disease in the past, but I was there for another reason. I was there to share my celiac story. Since May is Celiac Awareness Month, […]

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Simple Fish Tacos

April 7, 2014

Last week I promised you the recipe for simple fish tacos Leila requested on her birthday. I make these all the time, and the kids go crazy for them. I think part of the reason is because the fish, while delicious, is also mild in flavor (and not “fishy” at all). The other reason is […]

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