HOW’S YOUR GUT HEALTH? by: dumbbellsanddosha.com

Why does gut health even matter? Our bodies host an incomprehensible amount of living organisms both good and bad. Many of these bacteria live in our intestines and our colon & play a huge role in the creation of specific nutrients, breakdown of carbohydrates & toxins, protection of our intestines from foreign invaders (pathogens/immunity), promotion…

Delicious Low Carb Bread!

In my house, we love bread so much that I make a fresh loaf of bread each week for the two of us. So, when I decided to cut carbs and begin following a lower-carb diet I had to figure out a way to continue to satisfy not only my own but my husbands’ love…

Stuffed Portobello with sauteed chard and eggs

  We like to have at least one meat-free or little meat meal a week. Especially if we feel we’ve eaten a bit too much meat in recent days. We find it’s very cleansing to our systems to practice this. This stuffed portobello fits the bill on these nights. The stuffing is moist and flavorful…

Fish Tacos

Fish Tacos These are so easy they have become a staple in our home SPICEY FISH TACO’S **Adjust seasoning to meet the amount of fish you use 3-5 pieces of firm codfish fillets or salmon (cut into bite-size cubes) Mix together the spices below and coat the fish with the mixture on both sides then…

First real tomato harvest of winter

It’s November 14th, here’s an update on our winter greenhouse. First of all, look at these fabulous tomatoes I just picked this morning. We ate one for lunch and it was delicious, completely and totally amazing. I think I’ve decided that even if all we get from this greenhouse in the winter time are tomatoes…

Bacon Lettuce and Tomato Salad #keto #low carb

Wow! this is so good my husband and I could have eaten the whole bowl ourselves. Low Carb and keto friendly this is also gluten free and super easy. There will always be those nights when you just don’t know what to do for dinner. Or you forgot to take something out of the freezer…

Almond Cookies (#Keto, #Low Carb)

Jeff, my husband, loves almond cookies. For him being Sicilian meant always have delicious food around the house and almond cookies were a staple like Italian bread, made weekly. Unfortunately, those were high carb and full of sugar. So since we try to stick to a lower-carb diet and have eliminated sugar from our diet…

Pea Sprout Salad with corn fritters and goat cheese

I landed some fresh organic corn from our CSA along with a bag of pea sprouts and came up with this delicious lunch for my daughter and myself. The salad is easy I just used pea sprouts, red sweet peppers, purple onion stips, and salad turnips. I used a spicey vinaigrette to dress it with….

Winter Greenhouse

Our first winter at trying to grow food in our greenhouse. I thought it might be helpful for those that want to try this but don’t know-how, to see the mistakes and the triumphs we make along the way. Because believe me we don’t really know what we are doing we are just learning as…