A Healthy Way to Detox

This time of the year it seems like everyone’s looking to feel a bit more refreshed to welcome in Spring and get rid of the chilly, brittle cold Winter. I’ve seen so many clients try to detox the wrong way- and it simply just doesn’t work. There’s no need to deprive yourself; detoxing is simple....more

Gluten-Free Living Is No Cakewalk

Living gluten-free isn't easy. You have to watch what you eat. And then there's the fear. What if what I ordered isn't gluten-free? What if they didn't prepare it in a separate pan? What if my friend used a wooden cutting board for this fruit? Do I risk it? I really started to worry after getting sick from food at my parents' house. Since my diagnosis, they have done everything to learn about celiac disease and make their kitchen safe for me, but if I can't eat safely at their house, where can I eat? ...more
I was diagnosed as a celiac in 1997 and unfortunately your dream was often a reality back then. ...more

I Gave Up Gluten for Lent! (Pray for Me.)

Cool Mum gave up gluten as part of her diet overhaul when she was diagnosed with gestational diabetes. After having Cool Newbie, she stuck with her diet and has been gluten-free (‘GF’ to those in the know) ever since. I’ve supported her decision, aside from a few (or many) complaints when it came time to pick what to get at a restaurant or grocery store....more

Low-sugar, Vegan, Gluten-free Chocolate Chip Cookies

I am constantly on a quest for low sugar treats....more
@Connoissarah I'm on it! !I love you !!more

What I (Plan To Eat) Wednesday

Hey y'all! How is everyone? I'm pretty good this Wednesday.This morning I got some pretty good news. I've been going to my dermatologist every 4-6 weeks for my psoriasis. Well, things are FINALLY under control and I don't have to see her again until NEXT YEAR! Whoop whoop!Yes, I still have to keep up with my medication regiment, BUT I don't have to go through the pain of scheduling an appointment, and sometimes, showing up late for work. :)Since today is Wednesday and all, that means it's What I Ate Wednesday time for me, and Doggie Day Camp for Sydney....more

How To Travel Gluten-Free

I’ve been laughed at, looked at funny and smiled at a whole lot while I snack and travel. Especially when the person sitting next to me catches me eating my ripe avocado with a spoon. Hey, it’s good and ya know what? My tasty avocado is a heck of a lot better than what they’re eating…the processed cookies and burger served in the snack car sure takes a lot more guts to eat than a pure avocado....more
Some great tips here. As a person who has a child that's elergic to gluten, I truely find this ...more

Fennel Salad with Almond Basil Vinaigrette

Fennel Salad with Basil Thyme Vinaigrette Ingredients 2 bulbs of fennel with fronds, thinly sliced 1/2 red red onion, sliced 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped 1 1/2 cups arugula 2 tsp. fresh thyme, finely chopped 1/4 cup Barlean’s flax oil 1/4 cup Barlean's flax seeds 2 tsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 Tbsp. white balsamic vinegar 1/4 tsp. of sea salt 1/6 tsp. freshly ground white pepper 1/3 cup almonds, finely ground 1/2 tsp....more

Black Bean Burritos with Creamy Chipotle Sauce

Black Bean Burritos with Creamy Chipotle Sauce Gluten-Free and Vegetarian Serves 2 Ingredients 4 corn tortillas 1/2 cup Greek yogurt or dairy-free yogurt 1/2 cup pureed pumpkin 1/2 tsp. chili powder 1 cup Lima beans 1/4 cup fresh curly parsley, chopped 1 1/2 cups black beans, cooked 1 cup wild rice, cooked 1 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted and mashed 1 plum tomato, finely chopped 2 Tbsp. nutritional yeast 1/3 tsp. sea salt 1/4 tsp....more

Gluten-free Yummies!

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