Benefits of Tea Tree Oil

Benefits of Tea Tree Oil

I’m always looking for natural remedies, and tea tree oil is one of my favorites because it can be used for so many things. So what exactly is tea tree oil? Also known as melaleuca, it’s an essential oil that has been documented to kill bacteria, viruses, and fungi. It’s cropping up more and more […]

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Gluten-Free Eating on a Budget

Gluten-Free Eating on a Budget

Ah, the age-old question: “How do I eat gluten-free on a budget?” Making the commitment to eating gluten-free and healthy has its financial challenges. Luckily, these days “gluten-free” is a household term, and with more and more Americans growing health-conscious, there are lots of budget-friendly gluten-free (and healthy) foods out there. Here are some of […]

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A Visual Guide to Steak Buying

A Visual Guide to Steak Buying

  Chuck, rib, round, tenderloin. Where do we start? What is best BBQed? What is the cheapest? Cows are very large animals. It can feel daunting to try and figure out which kind of meat to buy for which gluten free meal. Although I do not eat beef daily, I do enjoy a good steak […]

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How to Get Rid of Mucus

How to Get Rid of Mucus

We have all had that dreaded mucus. Especially those who are celiac. It is a pain! Sleep is harder, allergies get way worse and constantly having to clear your throat is not fun. The question stands, how to get rid of mucus? Although there are environmental reasons for mucus, it is important to avoid the […]

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Uses for Coconut Oil

Uses for Coconut Oil

There is this joke when you are a new mom to just “put some coconut oil on it” for just about everything. Diaper rash, cut, dry skin, etc. You even hear the occasional joke of someone saying to use it for something totally irrelevant like “Didn’t get enough sleep last night? Just rub some coconut […]

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Gluten Free Nutrition Packed Jello

Gluten Free Nutrition Packed Jello

Food is all about balance. Balance means tasty treats too. I am all about treats but since my son is only 13 months old I have to come up with treats on the healthier side. This gluten free nutrition packed jello is extra nutritious because it has the fiber from apple sauce instead of straight juice and […]

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Grains for Babies and When to Introduce Them to Your Child

Grains for Babies and When to Introduce Them to Your Child

First of all, I am definitely not a doctor and do not claim to be one. I get contacted a lot by mothers asking me questions about how I am raising my son though since he has been pretty darn healthy and a pretty easy baby. Specifically, I get asked about his diet and in […]

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A Healthier Gluten-Free Sweetener – ZenSweet

A Healthier Gluten-Free Sweetener – ZenSweet

As you know, I am constantly developing recipes and finding new ways to make my favorite dishes; and I’m always on the look-out for healthier gluten-free alternatives. I came across a healthier gluten-free sweetener called ZenSweet and had to take a moment to tell you about it. First of all, it measures and tastes just […]

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Coffee Blocks – Food Review

Coffee Blocks – Food Review

Fat is actually good for you. I know, it’s crazy but it’s true. All these low fat this and low fat thats have done nothing for our society’s health. Fake butter, fat-free yogurt, the list goes on. Our bodies actually need fat. Our brain needs fat to function! But, what kinds of fat? Good fats. I […]

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Traveling Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Paleo in Europe- A Journey

Traveling Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Paleo in Europe- A Journey

I am off on my adventure to Europe for a couple weeks. I am wishing myself the best of luck of not getting cross contaminated and staying healthy my entire trip. I think I am going to do pretty good. Any tips are greatly appreciated! I will be sure to share all my experiences of […]

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