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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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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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Sesame “Ricotta Cheese” – Recipe

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Sesame “Ricotta Cheese” – Recipe

I got this dairy-free ricotta recipe from a class I took at the Sun Power Cafe in L.A. It’s grain-free, gluten-free, and raw…not to mention delicious! INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ c raw sesame seeds (soaked 4 hrs and drained) 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp nut yeast 2 tsp onion powder 2 tsp lemon […]

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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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Gluten-Free,Dairy-Free, Grain-Free Nacho “Cheese” – Recipe

Gluten-Free,Dairy-Free, Grain-Free Nacho “Cheese” – Recipe

The perfect afterschool snack or movie time treat. Dip your favorite gluten-free chips and crackers into this! INGREDIENTS: 1 med red bell pepper, seeded and rough chopped 2 tbsp paprika 1 tsp chipotle powder 2 tbsp lime juice 1 ½ c water 1 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp sea salt 3 tbsp nutritional yeast 2 […]

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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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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Culture Starter with Veggies- Recipe

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Culture Starter with Veggies- Recipe

  For some good-for-you gluten free, probiotics and a yummy snack, make this recipe contributed by Judy Willardson.   INGREDIENTS: Kefir starter grains Assortment of vegetables such as cabbage and celery A bit of apple   DIRECTIONS:  Mix kefir starter grains with veggies and apples and some liquid, such as water or vegetable juice, covering […]

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Raw Vegan Apple Pie

Raw Vegan Apple Pie

Apple pie is a classic dessert, perfect for any special occasion or holiday. This gluten-free, grain-free version is made from raw ingredients and is dairy-free. Make sure to top it off with some delicious dairy-free Coconut Whipped “Cream.” Step 1: Pecan Crumble (Prepare first.) INGREDIENTS 1 ½ c pecans (pieces or whole) 2 tsp honey […]

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Vitamin D Receptors: Understanding Gut Function

Vitamin D Receptors: Understanding Gut Function

If you’ve been staying in the know about the latest medical research, you’ve likely heard something about the importance of the balance of gut flora and its connection with infections and disease, particularly inflammatory bowel diseases, which makes it a vital subject of medical research. The latest study, published in the American Journal of Pathology […]

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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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Anne Byrn – Unbelievably Gluten-Free Cookbook – Book Tour

Anne Byrn – Unbelievably Gluten-Free Cookbook – Book Tour

I am really excited It’s already coming up on those cozy holidays we all love. I am also excited because this means it’s time for Anne Byrn’s Book Blog Tour! Anne Byrn is one hell of a lady who has written plenty of cookbooks to know what she is doing. With her releases of “The […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Tostada

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Tostada

This raw tostada forms the foundation of a delicious Mexican family dinner. Toss in your favorite Mexican salad ingredients—I love lettuce, tomatoes, jicama, shredded cheese, black beans, grilled chicken, and salsa—and serve! (makes 2 large “family-style” tostada salads) INGREDIENTS 1 c Chia seed 2 c sundried tomatoes 2 tsp sea salt 1 tsp Mexican spice […]

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Gluten-Free Travel Site: A Resource for Gluten-Free Travelers

Gluten-Free Travel Site: A Resource for Gluten-Free Travelers

If you’re anything like me, or the average American in fact, you probably like to get away and travel every now and then. The demands of your work may even lead you to travel rather frequently. No matter why or how often, traveling can be an important part of your life even if you are […]

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Ambrosia or “Fruit Gumbo”

Ambrosia or “Fruit Gumbo”

This recipe comes from my friend L.D. Sledge. It’s the perfect springtime or summertime treat. It lasts 3-4 days, but it’ll probably disappear before then! INGREDIENTS: Cut-up: Oranges Pineapples Granny Smith apples Grapefruit Banana Walnuts Sliced almonds Sliced pecans Tiny marshmallows (optional) Cherries Blueberries Sweetened shredded coconut   DIRECTIONS:   Combine ingredients and mix in […]

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Gluten-Free Kids at School: Federal Programs and Gluten-Free Lunches

Gluten-Free Kids at School: Federal Programs and Gluten-Free Lunches

Raising gluten-free children can be a tough job. A gluten-free diet can already be enough of a headache, requiring major changes in your own kitchen, how you celebrate the holidays, and dining out. Then there’s the matter of school, a whole challenge in itself. Fortunately, the American Celiac Disease Alliance has stepped forward to make […]

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High Voltage Gluten-Free, Paleo, Dairy-Free Shepherds Pie – Recipe

High Voltage Gluten-Free, Paleo, Dairy-Free Shepherds Pie – Recipe

  This recipe is a little more time consuming but it makes a lot so it’s worth it. Also, its delicious!!! For all my Whole Life Challenge buddies at Crossfit High Voltage, please try it out and send me pictures!!! This taste like the real deal and is comfort food at its finest. I know […]

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Gluten-Free, Paleo, Dairy-Free Mashed Turnips – Recipe

Gluten-Free, Paleo, Dairy-Free Mashed Turnips – Recipe

(serves 8 ) I find a lot of people making cauliflower mashed ” potatoes” these days. Another fun recipe you can make when you are craving that sort of food is mashed turnips. Although it has a very distinct taste ,unlike the cauliflower, I find it rather tasty. It is a great side dish. INGREDIENTS […]

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Gluten-Free, Paleo, Dairy-Free Quiche – Recipe

Gluten-Free, Paleo, Dairy-Free Quiche – Recipe

(More Pictures below of all the steps) I used to not be a fan of quiche. As I got older my taste in food changed and now I am a bit obsessed with it. It’s hard finding it at a restaurant gluten-free though and nearly impossible to find it grain-free and paleo. I tried once […]

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