Disease · Nutrition

Gluten-Free Grains

If you deal with celiac disease, gluten intolerance or wheat allergies, you may be searching for grains you can actually eat. Here’s a list of gluten-free grains from The Whole Grains Council.  



Tomorrow, the teenagers and I are going to be out and about so I decided, in order to stay on track with our healthy eating lifestyle, we will have a picnic. We are going to have a tuna salad. Not tuna salad but a salad with tuna on it. It has baby spinach, onions, tomatoes, cheese… Continue reading Picnic


Tips for Limited Time and a Limited Budget

This video is from the Weston A. Price Foundation by Sarah Pope of the Healthy Home Economist. Sarah shares tips for eating healthy when you have limited time to prepare and a limited budget.


I Finally Did It

Yep. I finally did it. I’ve been putting it off for quite a while. I dreaded doing it. I feared the repercussions but I did it. I finally told my teenagers we are getting off sugar and gluten. Besides the blank stares and the crickets chirping, it went well. They also got the news we… Continue reading I Finally Did It


Micronutrients and Macronutrients

Nutrition is EVERYTHING when it comes to our health. In this video, Dr. Justin Marchegiani discusses micronutrients and macronutrients and how to adjust them for optimal health.


Rethinking My Thinking

Changing your lifestyle is never easy. Whether you are having to down-size because of job loss or adjusting to life with a new baby, big change is just hard. Changing the way you eat is one of the biggest changes you will ever make. It will not always be easy but it will always be worth it.… Continue reading Rethinking My Thinking


Nutrition: Healing of the Body AND the Mind

The more I research the nutritional values of foods, the more I am convinced that nutrition is the key to good physical health. Look at these benefits: Vitamin A is an antioxidant that improves eyesight, aids in bone growth, maintains healthy hair and skin and makes our teeth strong. Kale, sweet potatoes, apricots, broccoli, sweet red… Continue reading Nutrition: Healing of the Body AND the Mind