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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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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Gluten-Free,Grain-Free, Sugar-Free Maple Salmon – Recipe

Gluten-Free,Grain-Free, Sugar-Free Maple Salmon – Recipe

  (serves 8 ) What a delicious way to treat yourself to the amazing health benefits of Omega-3 oils! Make some gluten-free vegetable latkes as a perfect compliment to this dish. INGREDIENTS 8 6-oz. salmon fillets 1 lemon, cut into wedges 4 tsp. extra virgin olive oil 1/8 tsp. nutmeg 1/8 tsp. cinnamon 2 tbsp garlic […]

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Natural Gluten-Free Aromatherapy

Natural Gluten-Free Aromatherapy

I fell in love with this gluten-free heavenly scent! INGREDIENTS 2 drops clove essential oil 7 drops cinnamon leaf essential oil 4 drops ginger essential oil 10 drops sweet orange essential oil   DIRECTIONS 1. Mix the oils together. 2. Use in an electric or candle diffuser, or combine with enough water to fill an […]

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Celiac Blood Testing is Only 20 Percent Accurate

Celiac Blood Testing is Only 20 Percent Accurate

  According to estimates, one in every hundred Americans has celiac disease (CD), but only three percent of them have been properly diagnosed. Once CD is diagnosed, treatment is simple—a gluten-free diet. As an author, researcher, and gluten-free advocate, I work hard to raise awareness for celiac disease (CD) and gluten issues with the goal […]

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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, Raw Hemp Seed Basil Pesto: Recipe

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Raw Hemp Seed Basil Pesto: Recipe

This oh-so-delicious recipe is from Sun Power Cafe in L.A. It’s gluten-free, grain-free, and raw. Try it with your favorite gluten-free or grain-free pasta. INGREDIENTS: 6 c fresh basil 1/3 c hemp seed (soaked 4 hrs) 1 tbsp lemon 2 cloves garlic 1/3 c extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp salt ½ tsp ground black […]

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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 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, 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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What’s All This Talk about Xanthan Gum?

What’s All This Talk about Xanthan Gum?

What is xanthan gum anyway? A fundamental gluten-free baking ingredient, xanthan gum appears in many of our store-bought gluten-free goodies and in our recipes, so it’s about time you learn more about it! Classified as a polysaccharide, a type of carbohydrate, xanthan gum is found in foods, cosmetics, and industrial substances. It is made through […]

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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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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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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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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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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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