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
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
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
So you've decided to adopt a heart-healthy diet. That doesn't mean that you have to give up all delicious foods. You can have it all--even dessert! It just means that you need to be smart about your choices of sweet treats. We've rounded... Read more
Forget haunted houses, the walking dead, or vampire bats. If there's one thing that scares me about Halloween, it's the candy. Packed full of artificial colors and flavors, chemical additives, and high fructose corn syrup, Halloween candy mak... Read more
I get together with four dear old friends from college every year. It's my turn to hostess the event this year and we're renting a vacation home where we'll be eating out a fair amount of time, but I'll be planning breakfast, light lunches and snack... Read more
Here is an email I sent to Spark. If you agree with me or also paid for the app and don't like that you paid for a free app let them know.
I purchased the android app a few months ago and today I see the article that it is now being... Read more
In my quest to make breakfast still tastey yet lower in carbs and lower in sugar and healthier for my kids (and me) here is what I made today and it turned out great! Kids loved it.
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup protein powder ( I used su... Read more
I have been doing Zumba with my mom for 5 years now I travel alot for work and struggle woith just using the gym equipment at the hotel I get SOOOOOO bored.
on Pinterest.com and you tube there are some great Zumba routines you do not... Read more
It's best to keep the goodies out of the house, but sometimes you can't. When you have to have unhealthy treats in the house, tell yourself that they "belong" to someone else. My husband can't eat gluten, and I am not tempted to eat his gluten free... 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
Editor's Note: According to the Celiac Disease Foundation, 1 in 133 Americans are affected by this ailment, which causes them to fall ill if they come in contact with even a trace amount of gluten, the protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. Abbie R... Read more
In March, I ran a half marathon with a friend whose 6-year-old-son has Celiac Disease. We ran to benefit Team Gluten Free, a fundraising program that provides a simple way for recreational athletes to raise awareness about this disease. Since my... Read more
Well, I made the cookies. They are actually really good. Much better than I had expected. The coconut flour definitely alters the texture, though, so you have to be prepared for that. They also get moister overnight, even left out. It's weird... Read more
Here are some cookies and hot cocoa with a marshmallow (or hot mulled cider)for you on Christmas eve. Wish Santa could deliver them.
My first attempt at gluten free cookies. Came out great and I have limited myself to one taste test, so... Read more
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