Gluten AND Dairy Free Calzone

A few weekends ago, I wanted a pizza.  No.  Strike that.  I NEEDED PIZZA.  The craving had been building ever since we moved and walked past a Giordanos on our way to get dinner one night.  The smell that wafted out of there wrapped around me and wouldn’t let me go.  I had to have pizza and even seriously considered going through severe gastrointestinal discomfort just to have it.

But then I remembered the last time I had dairy.  It was NOT a pretty picture and while I can laugh about it now (who wouldn’t laugh about spending the entire night on the toilet?!) it isn’t an experience I’m anxious to have again.  Gluten & Dairy Free Calzones | Life Healthfully Lived Continue reading

Sweet Potato Egg Nests

Remind me why I decided to move Easter weekend?  Better yet, remind me why I decided to move at all?

Today is our last day in our first Chicago apartment and we’re working on packing the last of our stuff, picking up our new keys, and getting ready to do all the heavy lifting tomorrow.  As much as I hate moving, I’m ready to move to our new place.  I loved our first apartment in the big city but it’s time to move on. Sweet Potato Egg Nests | Life Healthfully Lived Continue reading

Sweet Potato Toast & Cream Cheese Two Ways

I’m gonna get super trendy and Instagram-worthy with you today.  And you know what?  I’m ok with that because delicious food, no matter how trendy, is always ok in my book.

If you’ve never heard of sweet potato toast, you’re probably wondering what I’m talking about.  Is it toast with sweet potato on it?  A sweet potato shoved in a toaster?  A new rapper that all the young whipper snappers are listening to? Sweet Potato Toast & Cashew Cream Cheese Two Ways | Life Healthfully Lived Continue reading