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Holiday Favorites

December 5th, 2013 at 1:01 am · Post a comment · 7 Comments

It’s beginning to look and feel a lot like Christmas! Since the season feels short this year because Thanksgiving came so late, I’m savoring every bit of the holiday spirit. I’ve already made two Christmas gifts for family members. It’s the first year I’ve done homemade gifts. They turned out okay…I just hope the recipients […]

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Giveaway: Health Warrior Chia Bars

October 9th, 2013 at 6:06 am · Post a comment · 171 Comments
Coconut Chia Bar

Update: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered! A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to try out Health Warrior Chia Bars in 4 of their 6 flavors. I was set for snacks for quite a while thanks to the generous sample package they sent me. Good quality snacks are hard […]

Filed under: Egg-free, Family-Friendly, Giveaways, Reviews, Snacks, vegan

Chocolate-Flecked Pumpkin Seed Cookies from Ricki Heller

September 23rd, 2013 at 6:06 am · Post a comment · 8 Comments
Chocolate-Flecked Pumpkin Seed Cookies from Naturally Sweet & Gluten-Free

  (photo by Celine Saki, as seen in Naturally Sweet & Gluten-Free) – There’s a new gluten-free cookbook on the block from my friend Ricki who writes the blog Diet, Dessert and Dogs (now Ricki is a sweetheart inside and out. One of my favorite aspects of blogging is the friends I make along […]

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Do You Want Dessert Freedom?

May 7th, 2013 at 8:08 am · Post a comment · 2 Comments
Dessert Freedom E-book

Food allergies and desserts just don’t seem to mix, do they? There’s nothing worse than craving a sweet treat, heading into the kitchen, and finding yourself completely at a loss as to what to make. I tried to help you out in the cookie department with Super Healthy Cookies…but I really don’t think there’s such […]

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Cooking at Rancho La Puerta {Part 3}

March 14th, 2013 at 8:08 am · Post a comment · 3 Comments
Cooking School at Rancho La Puerta

Today’s post is the third and final installment in my series of posts about my trip to Rancho La Puerta. (Catch up on post one and post two if you missed them.) And I must say that I’m a little sad to be finished with these recaps. Our time at the ranch was so special! […]

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Eating at Rancho La Puerta {Part 2}

March 8th, 2013 at 8:08 am · Post a comment · 2 Comments

In case you missed my post earlier this week about my trip to Rancho La Puerta, check it out here. My mom and I had such a fantastic time at the ranch. I’m already dreaming of going back someday. When I originally began setting up my trip to the ranch, I was assured through my […]

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My Trip to Rancho La Puerta {Part 1}

March 5th, 2013 at 8:08 am · Post a comment · 6 Comments

Last week I had the pleasure of visiting Rancho La Puerta, a destination spa and fitness ranch located just south of San Diego in Tecate, Mexico. The hills of Tecate (and the sunshine and warm temperatures!) were such a welcome change from the gloom and gray of the Midwest! I’m so excited to journey back […]

Filed under: Exercise & Fitness, Restaurants/Travels, Reviews, This & That

E-book Review: Baking with Quinoa

January 18th, 2013 at 8:08 am · Post a comment · 5 Comments
Baking with Quinoa

Before I get into today’s delicious review, a quick reminder that there’s still time to enter to win a gift package of gluten-free superfoods from Navitas Naturals! Enter to win here. Do you know Alyssa Rimmer, aka The Queen of Quinoa? When it comes to creative cooking, Alyssa is definitely Queen Bee in the kitchen! […]

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Zema’s Rosemary Millet Focaccia {Review}

July 19th, 2012 at 11:11 am · Post a comment · 6 Comments
Zema's Foccacia

Ever wish you could have a nutritious gluten-free bread on the table to go with dinner without the fuss of pulling out all your flours and baking supplies? I hear you. As much as I love to bake and cook from scratch, sometimes there’s a tug inside me that really wishes I could go into […]

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The Pure Kitchen Books

In Hallie’s cookbooks you’ll find gluten-free, dairy-free recipes made with whole, natural foods.

The Pure Kitchen: Amazon | Hallie's eStore

Super Healthy Cookies: Amazon | Hallie's e-store

Dairy-Free & Gluten-Free: A Whole Food Starter Guide and Cookbook

About me

I'm Hallie Klecker, a professional recipe developer, author, and passionate gluten-free foodie. As a certified holistic nutrition educator, my goal is to inspire others to live a balanced, nourished life through eating well and living pure—one bite at a time. Learn more.