breakfast · Gluten Free · healthy living · Nutrition · Recipes

Easy 5 Minute Crepes (gluten free)

I love this recipe because it’s simple, easy and doesn’t require any expensive baking mixes or hard to find flours. It takes 5 minutes to prepare and is nutritious and delicious! Serve topped with powdered sugar, cinnamon and fresh berries! Easy Gluten Free Crepes Recipe (Makes 3-4 large crepes) Crepe Ingredients: 2 oz Light Cream Cheese…… Continue reading Easy 5 Minute Crepes (gluten free)

Baked Goods · healthy living · Nutrition · Recipes

3 Tips to Make Any Recipe Healthier

As a dietitian, it pains me just a little bit to ever follow a recipe completely, without trying to make it healthier with a few tweaks. Here are a couple tips and tricks I do on a regular basis to make recipes a little bit healthier. Tip: Use a blend of half whole wheat and half…… Continue reading 3 Tips to Make Any Recipe Healthier

hiking · History · National Parks · outdoor adventures

The Great Smoky Mountains

Note: I wrote this before the deadly fires in Tennessee, which have burned over 17,000 acres of land destroyed entire neighborhoods and hundreds of buildings, and killed at least 13 people so far.  Many of the views shown below have been marred by those fires. If you would like to help the people affected by…… Continue reading The Great Smoky Mountains

breakfast · healthy living · Recipes

Baked Cinnamon Oatmeal

This dish is perfect for crisp, cool mornings when you want something hot and nourishing  for breakfast. I love oatmeal, but it often leaves me feeling hungry an hour after I eat it. This baked oatmeal provides all the deliciousness of oatmeal with extra protein from milk and eggs. Since this dish is already flavored…… Continue reading Baked Cinnamon Oatmeal

hiking · Maryland Parks

Maryland Hikes: Rocky Gap Canyon

I recently found out that there are no naturally occurring lakes in all of Maryland!  Maryland does have a couple lakes and large reservoirs, but they are all man made. Rocky Gap Canyon State Park is home to one of those manmade lakes, Lake Habeeb.  Located just 10 minutes outside of Cumberland Maryland in Allegany County,…… Continue reading Maryland Hikes: Rocky Gap Canyon

breakfast · Recipes

20 Minute Cinnamon Roll Biscuits

  I married a man who loves cinnamon rolls as much as I do.  We both like cinnamon buns ALOT! Unfortunately, cinnamon buns are not conducive to making spur of the moment, and they are quite labor intensive. Most recipes that I have found involve scalding milk, letting the dough rise twice or overnight etc.…… Continue reading 20 Minute Cinnamon Roll Biscuits