It's blamed for a host of ailments: headaches, digestive distress, weight gain, poor immune function, hormonal disruption, and even behavioral problems in children. But does gluten, the natural-occurring protein found in wheat, barley, rye and so... Read more
Pasta is such a versatile food, it’s no wonder it’s so popular. A survey conducted by the National Pasta Association found that 77% of Americans eat pasta at least once per week. Used as a side dish or main entree, eaten hot or cold, topp... Read more
I have a wallet made of hemp. Although I’ve seen some very fashionable hemp accessories, mine’s really old and not very cute, but I can’t justify buying a new one until it wears out. I guess I’ve learned firsthand that hemp fi... Read more
What could be more frustrating than not seeing the scale drop despite days or weeks of doing everything right? After all that hard work—all the cookies you didn't eat, all the willpower you maintained, all the time you logged at the gym&mda... Read more
Tired of making the same old holiday cookies year after year? Freshen up your recipe box with these new favorites! This list has something for everyone, from chocolate lovers to oatmeal fanatics. Plus, these recipes are healthier than the ones y... Read more
I am Serbian, and I grew up eating bread with every single meal. I didn't really realize the effects it has on my weight until maybe about a couple of years ago. I started eating healthier choices, but I still have to have it with every meal because... Read more
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I have Bulging and torn discs in my Lumbar, as well as Disc Degenerative Disease.
After two car accidents in 2005 I managed to get back to normal life in 2008.
Early March of last year (2013), I... Read more
I have kept reading that oats are naturally gluten free, but a friend who is on a gluten free diet was told that she cannot have oats of any kind because they have gluten in them. I do know that something like Cheerios cause me problems, but I don't... Read more
I have multiple food allergies and gluten intolerance, and I feel immense gratitude every day that the world of specialty food options has come so far. When I was first diagnosed, 18 years ago or so, there was almost NOTHING on store shelves that I... Read more
The gluten-free phenomenon has lead to dozens of new products on store shelves. Breads and baked goods are some of the hardest foods to make tasty and sans gluten. We polled our readers and took their favorite brands for a test drive.The CriteriaFor... Read more
Quick breads are a staple in my house, but not the kind loaded with fat, sugar and all purpose bleached flour, which makes it more like cake than bread. My approach is to use healthy substitutes that are rich in whole grains, protein, and fiber, like... Read more
Hello Sparkfamily! Did you say almond flour? Here is an awesome recipe that I know you will love! Check it out!
Note: Gluten Free
1 ½ cups blanched almond flour
2 tablespoons coconut flour
¼ cup golden flaxmeal
¼... Read more
Hello Sparkfamily! For all of you that are gluten free, I am making this one for you! Take a look!
Note: Gluten Free
1 2/3 cup corn starch
2 Tbsps flax seed
1/2 cup sorghum flour
1 tsp salt
2 large egg whites
... Read more
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