I hope you will find encouragement in the posts that I write and share. I started this blog as a way to journal topics that are common questions I receive. You will find products we are using and what they are used for and books that I have read with links to the book.
I have mentioned my allergies in many of my blog posts but I don't think anyone except for people who have known me for a long time realize how bad my reactions were. When I was in first grade I was sent home from school because I could not see my work through my itchy, … Continue reading Manage allergies naturally!
Check out these flaxseed wraps! I love this! Thank you Andrea Drugay!
Last week, I posted my recipe for Collard Wraps, a delicious and healthy portable lunch. But I have to admit ~ as much as I LOVE my greens (and I really do), sometimes I want something… fluffier. Bread-ier. More “traditional.” Carb-ish.
We’ve been staying away from wheat and flour around here, for various reasons, and I certainly feel excellent as a result. However! I do occasionally miss a sandwich or burrito.
Well, to my excitement, I discovered this recipe for super-easy wraps made with flaxseed meal, that are the perfect stand-in for a tortilla, pita, or bread. The recipe came from the book Wheat Belly (read my Goodreads review), a very interesting new title about the development of modern wheat and why it causes…
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I have been reading Dr. Alan Christianson's new book, "The Adrenal Reset Diet". It is so great! I am really learning a lot about how the body works and that we really can have control of how our body works through our food! This is such great news! Over the last few years of reading … Continue reading Lose weight by balancing hormones!
There are so many things that I learn about and add them into my daily routine and then I forget that everyone else doesn't already know about them too so I wanted to share this amazing concept 🙂 Seed cycling! The idea is that RAW seeds, freshly ground, have so many amazing health benefits and … Continue reading Hormones can be managed naturally!
This is an obvious one but it has been such a huge help for myself and many other people who are trying to avoid eating wheat. Lettuce is one of the dirty dozen foods so make sure you use Organic lettuce! Bib, Romaine, Iceberg Lettuce are all good for this 🙂 You can use anything … Continue reading Lettuce wraps
UPDATE! Aldi's has pasta now too! Make sure you buy a brown rice and quinoa pasta. It is delicious and nutritious! My kids LOVE this meal. They devour it! Our version of this recipe no longer can be "bowtie pasta" because they don't make a gluten free "bowtie".... gluten free pasta- TJ's spiral pasta works … Continue reading “bowtie” pasta
Now what!? Let's eat!! Here are some must-have foods that I make sure to always have on hand. I will update this list as I think of things but NOTICE the only "gluten free" foods that I purchase are just a substitute to rice and quinoa products. We love our pasta noodles so definitely check … Continue reading Shopping List Ideas
Gluten Despite what the food companies want you to believe, being gluten free is not a fad and it is NOT UNhealthy. Quite the opposite. You are NOT eliminating all carbohydrates from your system, you are just eliminating one particular food. Now, if we just stopped eating bread that will not change your exposure to … Continue reading What NOT to eat!
The first thing I want you to do is STOP COUNTING CALORIES! I am not saying that you should eat 5,000 calories a day, but I already know that if you are trying to lose weight or "eat healthy" you are probably trying to keep your food intake at more like 1,000 calories a day. … Continue reading Eliminating the offending foods