Celiac Awareness Month

Celiac Awareness Month

With May being the official celiac awareness month, I wanted to dedicate a post to just that. Maybe I will clarify for some of you some things you never knew or some things you have forgotten. First off, celiac disease is NOT a food allergy. It isn’t something you can “outgrow”. Celiac disease is one […]

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Gluten-Free Grain-Free Chicken Curry Recipe

Gluten-Free Grain-Free Chicken Curry Recipe

  I got this delicious recipe off of Tina Turbin’s site Paleomazing.com . I am a huge curry fan plus it has so many health benefits! Delicious and flavorful, try this paleo curry dish over “rice” cauliflower for an extremely healthy and satisfying meal! Ingredients: 4tsp  Curry Powder 1tsp Cumin 1tsp Coriander 2 Minced Garlic 1 […]

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Tina’s Irish Beef Stew: Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Recipe

Tina’s Irish Beef Stew: Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Recipe

Tina’s Irish Beef Stew (grain free)   INGREDIENTS: 4 TBL Olive Oil 2 pounds stew meat cut up about 1 or 1-1/2 inch pieces 3-4 TBL coconut flour 1 pound carrots-cut in 1 inch cubes 5-6 potatoes- peel and cut in 1 inch cubes 1 large white or yellow onions cut ( can use pearl […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Almond Milk Kefir- Recipe

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Almond Milk Kefir- Recipe

  For a dose of healthy probiotics and deliciousness, make a batch of almond milk kefir. This recipe was contributed by Judy Willardson.   INGREDIENTS: Almonds A bit of honey Kefir starter grains   DIRECTIONS: 1. Soak the almonds for a day or so, then put in the blender, then strain it. 2. Add a […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Rosemary-Infused Olive Oil: Recipe

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Rosemary-Infused Olive Oil: Recipe

  It’s so simple to make! In a well-chosen glass jar, this makes a beautiful addition to your kitchen. This also makes a great gift to others.   INGREDIENTS: High-quality virgin olive oil Fresh rosemary sprigs   DIRECTIONS:  1. Purchase high-quality virgin olive oil. 2. Purchase a beautiful glass jar with pour spout. 3. Purchase […]

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Substitute Regular Milk for Buttermilk in Your Gluten-Free or Grain-Free Cake Recipe

Substitute Regular Milk for Buttermilk in Your Gluten-Free or Grain-Free Cake Recipe

Try this substitution for regular milk for your next cake recipe! INGREDIENTS: Buttermilk 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice or vinegar   DIRECTIONS: Purchase buttermilk. It will taste better, but if not, I add 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice or vinegar and let it sit 5 to 10 mins. OR I put about 1 tbsp vinegar […]

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Celiac Disease Foundation:  Informing and Supporting the Celiac Community

Celiac Disease Foundation: Informing and Supporting the Celiac Community

Although a celiac disease (CD) diagnosis can mark the happy ending to years of mysterious painful physical and mental symptoms, it also represents the beginning of a whole new lifestyle. Celiac disease, an autoimmune disease caused by an intolerance to gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, has only one treatment, a gluten-free […]

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Study Shows Celiac Disease Incidence Increases with Age

Study Shows Celiac Disease Incidence Increases with Age

Celiac disease, an autoimmune disease triggered by gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, is estimated to affect about 3 million Americans, or one percent of the population. Of the celiac population, only 3% have been correctly diagnosed. These numbers may seem particularly staggering, but in fact the results of a new study […]

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Treating Autism with Bentonite Clay

Treating Autism with Bentonite Clay

As a children’s author, researcher, and humanitarian, I have been growing increasingly alarmed at the growing number of autism diagnosis. Whereas in the 1980s, a study shows that 4 in every 10,000 children exhibited signs of autism, a study conducted recently by Cambridge University’s Autism Research Center showed that approximately 1 in 60 children have […]

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Daily Probiotics Have Health Benefits for Kids

Daily Probiotics Have Health Benefits for Kids

In my work as an author, researcher, children’s health advocate, and mother of three, I’m often approached by mothers who want to know what they can do to improve their kids’ health. On behalf of these inquisitive parents, I’d like to share some research I’ve come across regarding the health benefits for children of taking […]

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