Category Archives: Research

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).  […]

Continue reading...

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: […]

Continue reading...

Product Alert: Aldi’s Organic Pasta Sauce Ingredient Change


Something that is absolutely necessary as part of a grain free lifestyle is reading labels. Every. Single. Time. !! As a food manufacturer myself, I can tell you that from time to time, ingredients change. They just do. There are a number of reasons for this: for anything we don’t […]

Continue reading...

Debate 2016: Health of the Candidates


Have you ever thought about the health of the presidential candidates?  Consider this unique perspective as you ponder your voting decision!    

Continue reading...

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 […]

Continue reading...

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, […]

Continue reading...

Quick Facts about Celiac Disease


Did you know? -There are over 300 symptoms of Celiac Disease -While some develop symptoms during childhood, many others feel fine until later in life -Many people never show any symptoms at all This one is staggering: 83% of people with Celiac Disease are never diagnosed, or are misdiagnosed with […]

Continue reading...

I thought I’d have a Starbucks, and then I saw this


There is no doubt that marketing is a powerful tool. Right?  For example, if you have children, at what age did they recognize the McDonald’s sign?  (mine were still in diapers!)  And then there’s the ambiance and aroma of a coffee shop.  The sounds that delight many: coffee beans in the grinder, […]

Continue reading...

Potential Vaccine for Celiac Disease


A Vaccine for Celiac Disease?  Did you know there’s a vaccine being tested for those with Celiac Disease called “ImmusanT?”   Previously, I’ve dismissed most vaccines or other concepts after reading up on them, because the body must heal the intestinal tract before symptoms can be alleviated and for the […]

Continue reading...

My passion about Celiac Disease


Why am I posting a picture of this Blue Ace? Inside the “Blue Ace,” (my Alma Mater’s school mascot) is where the school’s victory bell is housed. Underneath the bell is a plaque (see below). The plaque contains a special dedication inscription to my dad, who died twenty years ago […]

Continue reading...
1 2 3