Category Archives: Tips for Staying Healthy

Grain Free Pasta (Spiralized Veggies!)


Grain Free Pasta Option Have you ever heard of or tried spiralizing vegetables to use as pasta noodles? Zoodles, as they are called when made from zucchini, sautee up beautifully and make a fantastic packed meal, as shown in this picture of my meal prep for a client (bottom right).  […]

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Vatican Ruling on Gluten Free Communion


Friends, it’s not “new” news that the Catholic church requires gluten to be part of the bread or host used for Holy Communion, but due to this letter being posted by the Vatican on July 8th, it’s been  circulating through the media so I thought I’d share. From the letter: […]

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Traveling Grain Free? Check the Breakfast Buffet


I’m currently traveling in the Portland, Oregon area, and I’m staying at a basic hotel chain.  When I travel, I always choose to stay in a place that has a kitchen so I can cook my own food and stay safe on my grain free, soy free dietary lifestyle for […]

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Monday Motivation


Monday Motivation Your comfort zone is actually the scariest place of all.   Did you know?  The magic always happens OUTSIDE of your comfort zone!   I have to remind myself of that daily!   What would it take for you to jump in the water and SWIM to find your […]

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Radio Interview: Focus on Licking County


Last week, I had the privilege of talking with radio host Dave Doney of 790 WHTH.  Our discussion focused on gluten, and how it affects our health.  The show was part of his “Focus on Licking County” series. To listen to the interview, click on the WHTH website at this link.  Then choose […]

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Monday Motivation


Did you know? Good health includes reducing stress and thinking positively about all aspects of your life. Tip: Think of some reasons to be grateful for your job, school, or schedule, and say them out loud while on your way there! What do you do to focus on the positive? […]

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Simple Steps to a New You!


Ahhhhh, a new year is upon us!  The perfect time to reset, refresh, and set goals.   Many people use the change to a new year to focus their attention on improving life in some way.  Setting resolutions to make changes toward good health or losing weight is one of […]

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Not so cheery about gluten-free Cheerios


In the food blogger world, the trending term Cheerios Recall exploded practically overnight when General Mills announced they were recalling 1.8 million boxes of their new gluten free Cheerios cereal. I had erroneously made the assumption (and I’m guessing you’ve heard the adage about what happens when one assumes?) that this […]

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Health Care Choices: My visit with a Naturopathic Doctor


A Frustrating Journey During my journey to wellness (read my whole story here), I was overwhelmed with how many doctors could not help me solve what was happening with my body (high cholesterol, extreme weight gain, signs of diabetes and even heart disease). Constantly feeling ill, scared, and quite frankly, […]

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Simple Steps to Stay Healthy


“You’re sick?  Oh man, stay away.  I JUST got over it!” Does it ever seem like you hear this same conversation over and over?  I see friends post on Facebook that they or their children are ill, and then a few days later they come down with something else…or worse yet, […]

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