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 looking for a sugar free recipe for cake. I have been asked to find one by my pastor. He doesn't want splenda or other artificial sweeteners.
Is this even possible? I've looked at the recipes here at SP and they all have... Read more
I have been plagued with allergies over the past two years. No one can tell me specifically what I am allergic to (until I go to a specialist); however, I was reading that a sensitivity to gluten could cause nasal congestion, post-nasal drip, bloatin... Read more
I have an auto-immune disease and each time I work out (whether it's high impact running or low impact aerobics) I balloon up in most of my joints. After months and months of a low-sodium diet, mangosteen, tart red cherry juice and other anti-inflam... Read more
Gonna be honest. I never lost much weight until I stopped eating gluten.
I've lost 43 pounds since January, and I started gluten free eating in December. I will likely never eat gluten again, haha. No more acid reflux or stomach cramps. Yay!... 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
This is what the non-frozen variety I found at the grocery store reminded me of. It was absolutely horribad. Terribad.
I always liked the frozen variety, just didn't like the hassle of having to toast it to do anything with it. So next trip t... Read more
Yesterday I made the best gluten free bread that I have made so far. Now, I won't try to convince you that it was healthy, it was not. The loaf made from a mixture of all white flours, it also included 1/4 cup of sugar. But if you are like me and hav... Read more
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