Category Archives: Gluten-Free Living

Beginner’s Guide to Going Gluten Free

Has your doctor recently told you to go gluten free? Or maybe your doctor has no idea how to treat your symptoms and you’ve wondered if a gluten-free diet will help. From personal experience, I believe it does make a … Continue reading

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5 Helpful Websites to Improve Hashimoto’s and Thyroid Health

Do you have a thyroid condition? Low thyroid? Overactive thyroid? Do you suspect your thyroid imbalance is fueled by autoimmunity, as in Hashimoto’s or Graves disease? Whatever your diagnosis, I hope this post will be of help to you. Actually, … Continue reading

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3 Pharmaceutical Drugs that Ruined My Health (Part 1) – Proton Pump Inhibitors

Have you watched TV commercials for the top pharmaceutical medications lately? The Lunesta (sleep aid) ad depicts a lovely 40-something woman sleeping peacefully with cute little butterflies fluttering around her head. The Cialas (erectile dysfunction medication) ad shows a handsome … Continue reading

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Food as Medicine: 3 Ways to Improve Your Health in the New Year

We’ve all heard food is medicine. Do you believe it? I mean really believe it, enough to change your lifestyle? Two Conversations I had two very different conversations at church on Sunday. I don’t see these friends often, so it … Continue reading

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Good Digestion, Good Health – Poor Digestion, Guess What?

We’ve all heard, “You are what you eat.” But have you considered this? “You are what you digest.” Think about that. What you put in your mouth is important. But how you absorb nutrients is just as crucial! Do you … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to People Who Think I’m on a Fad Diet (Why I Eat Gluten Free)

If you can eat gluten, I’m happy for you. I really am. If you don’t have any reactions to food, your life is easier. Believe me. Your. Life. Is. Easier. What I don’t understand is why it’s all the rage … Continue reading

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Organizing Tips for Your Gluten-Free Kitchen

Some of you know that I was a professional organizer long before I was a blogger. I’ve organized all areas of the home, including offices and garages. What I love most is organizing kitchens. Kitchens are the center of social … Continue reading

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Top 3 Gluten-Free Diet Mistakes

Gluten-free options are everywhere these days. Some are healthy. Some are most definitely not. But gluten-free living is not just a fad. It’s here to stay. Gluten is a hot topic these days and for good reason. It is estimated … Continue reading

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Why is Gluten Sensitivity on the Rise?

I had the privilege of speaking about food allergies and sensitivities on a health panel at a women’s event recently. There were many great questions, including why problems with gluten are becoming more prevalent in our society. I answered partially … Continue reading

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My Gut is Leaking!

It sounds like I have an internal plumbing problem. In a way, I do. Leaky gut syndrome is responsible for my numerous food sensitivities. I react to more than 20 foods! I also believe leaky gut is related to my … Continue reading

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