Tagged with gluten free

Special Diets are Lonely

Special Diets are Lonely

Her abdomen twisted suddenly and fiercely. The inside cramped and squeezed. She felt tears sting the eyes as they threatened to fall. What caused the pain this time? Pain grips her lower abdomen with unbearable tightness before she retreats to the restroom. She tries to recollect what had been eaten over the last 24 hours. … Continue reading

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Coconut Flour Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Coconut Flour Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Coconut flour. It’s naturally gluten-free and provides a nice break from the standard all-purpose flour. The consistency is light and fluffy, without a detectable flavor of coconut. Before the holidays, I was in the grocery store and saw Coconut Flour and Sugar on sale. I purchased a pound of each for under $7. While looking … Continue reading

Dairy Free Zucchini Cupcake Cookies

Dairy Free Zucchini Cupcake Cookies

Calling all cookie connoisseurs!  I’d like to introduce you to one of the softest, most delectable cookies… ever! A few months ago, I was presented with a problem. My husband and I had a ton of garden-fresh veggies, and a very stubborn toddler that refused to eat them. The solution seemed clear – I would put … Continue reading

Are You Ready for a Diet Change?

Are You Ready for a Diet Change?

Why are necessary changes so hard? If a diet change would help you feel better, why would you delay that change? Why do we mourn the loss of food like it’s a friend or a pet? It’s food!! Nourishment for your organs and body. A life sustainable resource! When we stop looking at food like … Continue reading

Living on a Gluten-Free Diet

What is it like to live on a gluten-free diet? I get this question a lot. For anyone out there that might be considering a gluten-free diet, I do have a few answers to the common questions. So let’s begin… I hope you find this helpful… Q: What is gluten? A: Gluten is a protein … Continue reading

Delicious Recipe – Mara’s Tomato Zuppa

The other day I was craving a bowl of Olive Garden’s Zuppa Toscana soup. Since their soup isn’t exactly gluten-free, I decided to make my own spin off inspired by the delicious dish. Their soup contains a cream base – which probably includes flour. So I used whatever I could find in my pantry and … Continue reading

Summer Salad Recipes – Tomato Love

I love creating and, of course, eating summer salads.  As tomato season begins, I have a couple recipes that will be perfect for any summer gathering.  These salads are healthy and gluten free! — Summer Caprese Salad 3 vine-ripe tomatoes 1 brick or fresh mozzarella cheese (I saved myself $3 and got the cheaper stuff) … Continue reading

Benefits of Healthy Eating

I have not been the model for healthy living or eating in the past.  Through documentaries and reading, I have learned how important it can be to take care of our bodies.  God only granted us with one life and we should treat our bodies like a temple. I’ve been eating gluten-free for over a … Continue reading

Juicing – Week 2

It’s been a week and juicing is going GREAT.  I did take 1 day off this week though… not gonna lie – I was FAMISHED! Some of the recipes have been great, and others.. not so much.  My favorite juice so far was banana, kale, blackberries and blueberries. I’ve even included a little aloe juice … Continue reading