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  • 5 Reasons to Love Berries

    During the first few weeks of this pregnancy my breakfasts consisted of a bowl of fresh berries and a green smoothie. I couldn’t get enough berries. Which I suppose is why I decided to write an eBook featuring strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries! I grew up loving berries. I could hardly wait for strawberry season to arrive. My Mom would often take us picking so she could make homemade jam (she makes the best strawberry jam in the world). My Grandmothers were master pie bakers ...
  • Homemade Citrus Body Scrub

    Make sure you subscribe to my newsletter to get your copy of 10 Easy Recipes For The Gluten-Free Beginner. Our skin is an absorptive barrier; it’s like a sponge that soaks up anything you put on it, and it also happens to be our largest organ that leads to our bloodstream. So don’t you agree that it is time to skip the artificial scents, toxic soaps, creams and lotions? You may think they’re helping you age more gracefully, but the damage they’re doing on the inside is just not ...
  • Vlog: Cleaning Up Your Diet

    I was recently on our local news sharing some tips about healthy living - with a focus on Spring cleaning your diet!  Here's a short video with some of my tips for looking good and feeling great!  Most of you are probably already doing these things, but it's always good to get a reminder. What are you doing to clean up your diet for Spring?  I'm trying to eat more raw veggies, but our Spring is slow moving this year and roasted veggies are still calling my name! If you're interes...
  • 6 Tips for Amazing Digestive Health

      As most of you know, I am wrapping up my diploma in Natural Nutrition (!!!!).  I’ve learned so much over the past two and a half years; it’s been pretty eye opening, and definitely life-changing. One of the biggest aha moments for me occurred when I was studying digestion.  Pretty much every one of our ills can be linked back to digestion. The stomach, small intestine, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, and large intestine are the primary participants in our digestive ...
  • 5 Reasons To Kick Your Sugar Habit

    Make sure you subscribe to my newsletter to get your copy of 10 Easy Recipes For The Gluten-Free Beginner. I eliminated refined sugars from my diet about two years ago, thanks to inspiration from Amy from Simply Sugar and Gluten-Free and Ricki Heller. I immediately felt better and was shocked at how refined sugar affected me. Now when I have even a little bit of sugar I notice it in my mood, my digestion, my energy and my skin. I indulged in one too many sweet treats this holiday ...
  • 7 Ways to Improve Your Hormonal Health Today

    This is a total departure from my usual posts and recipes, but I hope you'll stick with me! As most of you know, I am finishing up my Holistic Nutrition diploma. I am currently wrapping up my case studies and it’s amazing how the same problems keep coming up – fatigue, inability to lose weight, cravings, intestinal and digestive problems (candida anyone?). We all have the same problems. Isn’t that fascinating? The one health problem that I find to be of most interest, and ...
  • Women’s International Summit for Health

    Have you signed up for Tera Warner’s fabulous WISH Summit? I've participated in the WISH Summit (Women's International Summit for Health) for the past two years, and  doing so has truly changed my life. I know most of you come here to find yummy and healthier gluten-free recipes, and I am so grateful for that.  I really love my blog because it gives me the chance to connect with so many amazing people who care about the food they eat and the food their families eat. But my ...
  • Healthy Baking Tips and Gluten-Free & Vegan Gingerbread Loaf

    The holiday season is full of delicious indulging, isn't it?  Appetizers, cocktails, cookies, squares, and so much more! So how do you go about enjoying the holidays without overdoing it and crashing into a tray full of Christmas shortbread? It's all about balance at this time of year - and you need to go easy on yourself.  After all, it is Christmas.  You're supposed to be surrounded by joy, not stressed over eating too many cookies! Here's some healthy baking tips that will ...
  • Oh Mega Mix – Foods That Heal

    I’m hosting, this month’s Go Ahead Honey, It’s Gluten-Free and the theme is Foods That Heal. Since the diagnosis of Pete’s celiac disease and Callum’s food sensitivities, I have witnessed first hand, the power of food. It has incredible healing powers. Nutrition has quickly become one of my passions, and one of the main reasons why I’m studying to become a Registered Holistic Nutritionist. I’ve been learning a lot about the importance of essential fatty acids (EFAs). ...
  • Tips for Back to School: Fueling the Brain for Learning

    It's the most wonderful time of the year. Have you seen that commercial?  It drives me nuts.  The kids are miserable and the father is skipping down the aisles of a business supply store with a gigantic smile on his face.  Do our kids really feel that terrible about going back to school?  And do we get that excited about the hectic school year? Callum goes to school September of 2011 so I won't know for another year, and that is just fine with me!  If I've learned anything from ...