Celiac Disease Screening

Celiac Disease Screening

Here is an insightful blog with updated information on celiac disease screening. This is helpful for anyone who is curious about the topic for their own needs, or for someone they know. Miranda Jade has worked with me over the years. She is a diagnosed celiac herself, after enduring several years of incorrect diagnoses. This […]

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Celiac Book, Why go Grain-Free on the Paleo Gluten-Free Diet?

Celiac Book, Why go Grain-Free on the Paleo Gluten-Free Diet?

  My purpose in writing this celiac and grain free eBook was to help the many people struggling with body issues that they just cannot get a grip on. I was one of these people for an excruciating ongoing 7 years. At that time, I was wasting money, time and gluten-free was not at all […]

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Detoxify Your Indoor Air with Essential Oils

Detoxify Your Indoor Air with Essential Oils

Aromatherapy has been around for many years, but it seems like it’s really catching on these days. This is great news for families, who otherwise may turn to unnatural, toxic air freshening sprays to deodorize their home. Essential oils not only fill your home with sweet-smelling, long-lasting fragrances, but they actually disinfect the air, effectively […]

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Katz Gluten Free-Part 2

Katz Gluten Free-Part 2

As I said previously, it had been a while since we had reviewed Katz products and they have come a long long way. There were so many products I had to separate this review into 3 different parts. I will call this, pt 2, the dessert review. My long time favorite product of Katz as […]

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Folic Acid vs. Methylfolate

Folic Acid vs. Methylfolate

I remember when I was pregnant and at every single OB appointment I was asked, “are you taking folic acid”. It was apparently the most important thing to my OB’s nurses. So what exactly is “folic acid” and what is this “methylfolate” you sometimes see on the back of supplements? I am more on the […]

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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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Turkey Meatballs for Sensitive Stomachs

Turkey Meatballs for Sensitive Stomachs

I have to make meals both appealing to my son and husband. Although my son enjoys different spices, I try to not add too much so his stomach doesn’t get upset. These Turkey meatballs for sensitive stomachs can be pre-made and they store very well. I am pleased to announce that Brixton has finally decided […]

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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 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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Natural Remedies for the Flu

Natural Remedies for the Flu

Is it ever not flu season? Is a bug ever NOT going around. Feels as though there is always something going around being passed from kid to kid, family member to family member and coworker to coworker. We do our best to maintain a healthy immune system so we don’t catch what is going around […]

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Product Review: Dr Prices Vitamins

Product Review: Dr Prices Vitamins

When I was a kid I hated taking vitamins. The same thing goes for today. Unfortunately due to being an undiagnosed celiac for so many years I do have to take vitamins. I have always had a hard time digesting the capsules on most vitamins. I feel them just sit in my stomach for what […]

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Redwood Hill Farm-Review

Redwood Hill Farm-Review

If there ever was a gluten-free company that deserved a positive review its Redwood Hill Farm. Redwood Hill Farm has been family owned and operated making their products from the heart since 1968. All of their products are natural and organic.   Many with celiac disease or a gluten allergy also don’t do well with […]

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Could a Gluten Insensitivity Be Causing Your Child’s ADHD? – Guest Blog

Could a Gluten Insensitivity Be Causing Your Child’s ADHD? – Guest Blog

Diagnoses for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, are on the rise. The symptoms of ADHD have long been a problem in a number of children, though the classification of ADHD as a disorder is relatively recent. The statistics show a large discrepancy in the number of children diagnosed with ADHD, ranging anywhere from five […]

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Gluten-Free,Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Round Chocolate Spirulina Balls: Recipe

Gluten-Free,Grain-Free, Dairy-Free Round Chocolate Spirulina Balls: Recipe

  These gluten-free, grain-free goodies are raw and made with a dehydrator. They are a great snack before or after a workout and kids love them, too.   (This makes a small batch. Double up on the ingredients for a larger batch.)   INGREDIENTS: ¾ – 1 c coconut butter (more for a creamier texture) […]

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Nick and the Shrinking Inner Spaceship- Book Review

Nick and the Shrinking Inner Spaceship- Book Review

A lot of change has occurred in the gluten-free community and field in the last few years. Even since I was diagnosed 6 years ago a lot has happened. More and more young kids are getting diagnosed correctly with celiac disease. This means for them, that they get to skip the years and years of physical discomfort, emotional […]

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The Gluten-Free Diet: Can Non-Celiacs Benefit?

The Gluten-Free Diet: Can Non-Celiacs Benefit?

Over recent years, avoiding gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, has become increasingly popular among Americans. Many people on the gluten-free diet have celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder triggered by gluten that can affect the entire body, in particular the small intestine, causing serious health problems. A study is suggesting that people […]

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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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Coconut Whipped “Cream” Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Grain-Free – Recipe

Coconut Whipped “Cream” Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Grain-Free – Recipe

Top your favorite gluten-free desserts with this delicious non-dairy alternative to whipped cream! INGREDIENTS: 3 medium young Thai coconuts, meat only (3/4 to 1 c meat total) ½ c coconut oil, firm 1/8 c honey 2 tbsp vanilla extract 1/4 tsp salt   DIRECTIONS: 1. Blend all the ingredients in a high-powered blender until very […]

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Signs of Celiac Disease in Your Child

Signs of Celiac Disease in Your Child

It was once believed that celiac disease, caused by an autoimmune reaction to gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, was only experienced by children and that most of them would outgrow it. To us these days, such an idea is preposterous, however it indicates something hopeful to us celiac parents—it is possible […]

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