Archive for tag 'gluten-free'

A Trio of Homemade Larabars | Hellobee

Homemade Larabars

I keep fruit and nut bars – like Larabars – on hand for healthy snacking, or even a light meal in a pinch. Sometimes I buy them but more recently, I’ve been making them at home. The homemade versions cost less (even with the reasonable price I pay at our food co-op), take only minutes [...]


Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Foods for Kids

Mr. Bee has largely been gluten-free for over a decade because he feels better when he doesn’t eat gluten. I never had any interest in being gluten-free, but decided to give it a try once we had kids so that we would make healthier choices about food. We’ve been eating gluten-free for a while, which hasn’t [...]

Beet Carrot Apple Smoothie

Beet Carrot Apple Smoothie

What I eat comes and goes in phases – predictable preferences that align with the seasons. It seems about the time I fall into a food rut, the weather changes and along with it, my cravings. This is the time of year when winter’s braises fade from view and my focus shifts to salad and [...]


Steamed Egg

You may have had steamed eggs in a traditional stoneware pot like the one shown below at Korean restaurants. It’s always been one of my favorite side dishes, and I make it at least once a week. While I steamed the eggs below in a pot, I usually make them in the microwave because it’s [...]

Two Ingredient Pancakes | Hellobee

Two-Ingredient Pancakes

Did you know you can make pancakes out of just two commonly found ingredients? These pancakes also happen to be dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free, and Paleo. They are inexpensive. They are fast and easy to make. They are endlessly adaptable. They are easy for babies to eat. Oh, and they are really, really tasty. So what [...]


Interview with Health Counselor, Caroll Lee

I met Caroll, a certified health counselor, through my local parenting listserv last year. She’s taught me so much about addressing some of our family’s health and dietary issues, I asked if she’d be willing to answer some of our bloggers’ burning nutrition questions. Read her thoughts on the Paleo diet, being gluten-free, pickiness, and much [...]

Gluten-Free Spinach Muffins Recipe | Hellobee

Gluten-Free Spinach Muffins

In the ten months leading up to Zane’s birth, I spent quite a bit of time reading about pregnancy, labor, and delivery. I loved learning about the physical process my body was going through and hearing everyone’s unique birth story. As his due date approached, though, it suddenly occurred to me that I hadn’t put [...]

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