Be My Fat-Free Valentine 2017!


"...this heart-healthy nosh, and it is the perfect recipe for a romantic fireside picnic with your special someone."

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What is ApoE4? Why You Should Be Tested – A Quick Primer on Paleo for the Confused Fat Consumer


To Paleo or not to Paleo? That is the question. If you are ApoE 3/4 or 4/4 that is not a question at all, you do not process lipids well – lipids are fats. Approximately 25-30% of the population have the ApoE4 variant. If you do, you are at a higher risk for Cardio Vascular Disease, Alzheimer’s Disease, …

The Fat Free Gourmet’s Zucchini and Corn Flakes — or How big is too big?

Fat Free Zucchini and Corn Flakes with Fat-Free Ranch Dressing

  A fat-free recipe for medium garden grown zucchini,  or other vegetable of your heart's desire! Ahhh zucchini. You can stuff them, steam them, sauté them, even eat them raw! They are a low-calorie vegetable that will take on the flavor, be it sweet or savory, of whatever you choose to mix with them. Garden grown zucchini present a special …

Fat-Free Cheddar Thyme Irish Soda Bread


"Wow, baby, this is a winner!" "Is there more?" "When are you making more?" Need I say more? It is a very yummy quick bread that will satisfy any hearty appetite! You can rewarm this savory bread in the microwave or in the toaster. Breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, tea, or snack, it won't disappoint. Serve as a side …

Be My Fat-Free Valentine with Cranberry Feta Caviar!

Cranberry Feta Caviar served with cucumber slices and pretzel chips

Valentine's Day is another reason to stay healthy for your loved ones - they need you! Another holiday that centers around calories, but then what holiday doesn't? Go for the right kind of calories and start out your special feast with a tasty, fat-free appetizer that is so very easy to make, it will be ready to serve in minutes! This …

Your Health Cocktail – What Are You Drinking?


We all have a mix, a cocktail if you will, that got us to where we are, our own personal brew that makes up our health profile. “Yeah, right, life is like a cocktail!” you’re saying to yourself. Just stay with me here. ..compare your life to a Tequila Sunrise, a mixed drink made of orange …

The Fat Free Gourmet – Who Is She?


What is a gourmet? Webster’s dictionary defines the noun gourmet as someone who enjoys fine food and drink, an epicure; the adjective gourmet as characteristic of high quality or skilled preparation…okay, I’ll take that! Now let us add in parameters: low-fat or fat-free, incredible tastes and flavors. Throw in a 100% Italian family background of chefs and …