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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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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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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Easy Gluten-Free Mashed Turnips

Easy Gluten-Free Mashed Turnips

A creative alternative to mashed potatoes! I think we can all agree that mashed potatoes are pretty good. Children love them and adults love them. In fact, I don’t think I have ever come across someone who didn’t like them. I know of many celiac friends and others following a gluten-free diet who are avoiding […]

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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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Brazi Bites – Food Review

Brazi Bites – Food Review

It’s always nice to come across a new up and coming gluten-free product. Especially one that requires almost no cooking or baking effort on my part. Time is precious and with my busy schedule I find that I have less and less time to make a homemade meal. Bread is something just about everyone loves. […]

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Small Batch Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Scones – Recipe

Small Batch Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Scones – Recipe

1 15-oz. package Gluten-Free Pantry Muffin & Scone Mix 8 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup milk- plus more as needed 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Powder- or vanilla extract 2 rounded tablespoons gluten-free mini chocolate chips or carob chips Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Empty the mix into a mixing […]

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Philosophie Superfood Powder – Gluten-Free Review

Philosophie Superfood Powder – Gluten-Free Review

“What exactly is a superfood?” may be a question you are asking. Simply put, superfoods are vibrant, nutritionally dense foods that offer tremendous dietary and healing potential. It can be hard to keep our nutrition well in such a toxic environment. Processed foods left and right. I find myself pooping vitamins left and right trying […]

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Pesach-Anything’s Possible: By Tamar Ansh- Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Cookbook Review

Pesach-Anything’s Possible: By Tamar Ansh- Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Cookbook Review

First of all what is Pesach? Pesach is another term for the well known Jewish holiday Passover. There are diet restrictions during Passover/Pesach that can make it hard to enjoy eating through this holiday. During this time you are not allowed to have wheat. Although Tamar Ansh wrote this book for the Jewish Holiday anyone […]

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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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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Raw Gravy – Recipe

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Raw Gravy – Recipe

This is a gluten-free, grain-free version of a diet staple. Top this over mashed potatoes and your meat or meat substitute of choice. Yum! INGREDIENTS: 1 c cashews (soaked 4 hrs and drained) ¾ c crimini mushrooms 2 ½ c filtered water 2 tsp lemon juice 2 garlic cloves 2 ½ tsp gluten-free Tamari sauce […]

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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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Plans Laid for Gluten Free Labeling Summit in Washington

Plans Laid for Gluten Free Labeling Summit in Washington

In my work as an author and gluten-free advocate, I have often written and spoken about the importance of federal regulations for gluten-free labeling in the U.S. In my article, “U.S. Has Yet to Define ‘Gluten-Free’ for Food Labels,” which was published in the winter edition of The Journal of Gluten Sensitivity, I pointed out […]

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