Apr/May 2013

So Good

Love Your Gluten-Free Lentils

In all the hype surrounding so-called super foods, lentils are often upstaged by trendier items with more modern appeal. But the lowly little lentil is, in fact, a wonder-working ingredient and can easily be used in a wide range of dishes—with wholesome and delicious results. Here’s an arsenal of reasons why you should load up on gluten-free lentils.   More...

Big, Fat, Soft Gluten-Free Cookies

When’s the last time you looked at a gluten-free cake mix and thought cookie? Turns out, cake mixes are just as versatile as that little black dress. Change the baking directions slightly and instead of cake, you have big, fat, soft gluten-free cookies.   More...

Buckwheat

Subscribers Only — Most people go to Canyon Ranch for the restorative programs, meditative environment and rejuvenation. I went to Canyon Ranch for the buckwheat. This highly acclaimed spa and retreat at the majestic Bellefontaine Mansion in the Berkshire Mountains of Massachusetts has been drawing people from all over the country for many decades. Touting customized programs for an integrative, healthy lifestyle, Canyon Ranch offers the gamut of body-mind-spirit classes in a space that is calm and tranquil—from spa…   More...