Bethany is a graduate student in Human Nutrition working toward her Master of Science. She is a published magazine writer and graduated with her BA from the University of Michigan Dearborn. Since 2009, she has been diagnosed with food allergies to soy, peanuts, and peas and severe gluten intolerance. Her health manifesto is simple: Eat real food and remember to move.

Picnic at park

30 Best Gluten Free Recipes for a Summer Picnic

The warm weather is finally here again and I see a gluten free picnic (or two) in your future!  That means dusting off the grill, eating outdoors, attending pool parties, and all that the glorious summer fun that gets turned into great memories. Rather than leave you scrambling for some wonderful recipes to bring with you…

Strawberry Mouse Pie

Paleo Strawberry Mousse Pie (It’s Vegan Too!)

If you love perfectly sun-ripened strawberries, allow us to share with you a no-bake, paleo strawberry mousse pie that’s a healthier dessert than anything you’ll buy at the store. Fresh, simple ingredients create this creamy whipped pie dessert that’s so easy to make! Bright red, deliciously sweet strawberries are a favorite from childhood. They’re lovely…

Assorted dark chocolate truffles

Healthy Vegan Cookie Dough Truffles

I admit it- I definitely ate raw cookie dough while my mom made chocolate chip cookies as a kid. It was just SOOOOO good. But now that gluten, dairy and eggs bother me, I’ve had to find some creative alternatives to enjoying old favorites with a serious healthful boost. Enter Cookie Dough Truffles — gluten-free,…