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Meet Rochelle

"Let's heal the world, one recipe at a time."

-Rochelle Schmidt

About Rochelle

Rochelle’s love for cooking and baking began at age five as she spent hours in the kitchen with her mother. At nine years of age, Rochelle was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes and eating healthy became a way of life for her. Part of her healthy lifestyle also includes eating a gluten free diet. Realizing grocery stores are flooded with an overabundance of unhealthy processed foods, Rochelle turned to creating healthy foods at home in her kitchen.


As a young adult, Rochelle earned an Associate’s Degree in Food Service Management from Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton, WI and a Bachelor’s Degree in home economics from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Then, after spending over ten years giving presentations and teaching classes on healthy eating for the patients and staff of St. Luke’s Hospitals, Aurora Hospitals, and Nutritional Designs Inc., Rochelle decided to begin devoting her life to developing great-tasting, healthy recipes. 


To date Rochelle’s work has been featured on the pages of Reiman Publications / Trusted Media Brand’s “Taste of Home” magazine, Dawna Stone’s “The Healthy You Diet” and other cookbooks. Her list of clients includes Kraft Foods, Golden Country Foods, Scotcoast Foods Ltd. of Scotland, Integrated Marketing Systems, Wells' Enterprises / Blue Bunny ice cream, and Jolly Time Popcorn. As if this list was not impressive enough, Rochelle is also the founder of Little Roc Recipe Company and B’ssert LLC.


Rochelle’s mission is creating healthy, low-glycemic, diabetic friendly, gluten free foods for people like her that need them, but also taste good enough that anyone who wishes to make smarter food choices can enjoy them. Her mixes are completely vegan, gluten free, and contain no dairy products, tree nuts, or artificial sweeteners. To learn more about eating healthy, check out Rochelle’s blog or contact her directly.​

Rochelle's Specialties Include:


  • Digestive wellness

  • Food allergies & intolerance

  • Healthy meal planning

  • Elimination diets

  • Low-carb diets

  • Low glycemic desserts

Disclaimer: I am not a medical or nutritional professional. I am simply recounting and sharing my own experiences on my site and social media avenues. Nothing I express here should be taken as medical advice and you should consult with your doctor before starting any diet or exercise program. I provide nutritional information for my recipes simply as a courtesy to my readers. It is calculated using Living Cookbook software. I remove erythritol, stevia and Monk fruit from the final carb count reflected in the net carb count, as it does not affect my own blood glucose levels. I do my best to be as accurate as possible but you should independently calculate nutritional information on your own before relying on them. I expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website or any media containing my recipes. -Rochelle Schmidt

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