Sunday, March 29, 2015

Personal Chef Cook Day 03-09-2015

I love Sundays.  I bake and cook most of the day.  I know, it is what I do as a job, but I love it!  

I have been baking gluten-free snacks for a client.  Some have been awful and most have been really good.  I mean so good, that they cannot believe it is gluten-free.  (I leave them the recipe for proof.)

While I was on vacation last week, they called to tell me, "These are the best cinnamon muffins you have ever made.  We love them!"

That made me so HAPPY!!!  My clients are the BEST!!!

Gluten-Free Cinnamon Muffins

If you have made a wonderful gluten-free baked good, please leave me a post.  Thanks :)

Sunday, March 15, 2015

The Dirty Dozen List for 2015

Did you read The Dirty Dozen List from the Environmental Working Group?  I keep this list on my phone so I can buy organic produce when shopping for my clients.

Living in Michigan makes it hard to buy most organic produce.  So, I wash produce in a water and vinegar solution.  It removes 98 percent of surface pesticides and bacteria like E. coli and salmonella.

Below is the list of produce with the most pesticide residue.  If you eat any produce from this list, I would recommend always buying organic.

·      Apples
·      Peaches
·      Nectarines
·      Strawberries
·      Grapes
·      Celery
·      Spinach
·      Sweet Bell Peppers
·      Cucumber
·      Cherry Tomatoes
·      Snap Peas
·      Potatoes
·      Hot Peppers
·      Blueberries
·      Lettuce
·      Kale 
·      Collard Greens

Let me know how you feel about pesticides on your produce?   


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