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Weekly Menu Plan – Week of May 30

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Sorry I’m posting my menu plan so late, it’s been a long weekend of yard work and gardening.  I am determined to grow SOMETHING this year and break the curse of my dad’s black thumb, LOL!  Mike and I have been working hard, building raised beds around the perimeter of our yard and amending our […]

Dermatitis Herpetiformis and other “Atypical” Symptoms of Gluten Sensitivity

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As Celiac Disease Awareness Month comes to a close, I thought I would share more of my personal story.  I have been meaning to do this for a long time but I will be honest, taking myself back in time is emotionally difficult for me.  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve tried to […]

Weekly Menu Plan – Week of May 23

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This is my boy’s final week of school before summer break and there are a lot of fun activities going on at school (all involving food of course…which means I’m going to be pooped come dinner time).  Simple and fast, yet healthy and homemade is the name of the game for my allergy-friendly dinner menu […]

Homemade Ketchup (Corn-Free)

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I’m not sure if it’s ketchup, catsup, or any other bizarre spelling, but if you are the parent of a child under the age of 10, then you always make sure that you NEVER run out of this key ingredient.  My kids put this stuff on everything, even foods that just don’t seem to make […]

Q & A with Dr. Vikki: Suspicious Family Medical History But No Clear Answers

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Dr. Vikki Petersen, a Doctor of Chiropractic and Certified Clinical Nutritionist, is founder of the renowned HealthNOW Medical Center in Sunnyvale, California. She is co-author of  “The Gluten Effect,” a bestselling book that has been celebrated by leading experts as an epic leap forward in gluten sensitivity diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Vikki herself is acknowledged […]

Tips For Getting Your Kids To Embrace Whole Foods

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Photo Credit If getting your kiddos to eat their fruits and veggies makes wrestling a wild hog to the ground look easy by comparison, trust me, you are not alone!  I have learned many things since I ventured into the great unknown called parenthood, but nothing more than food, nutrition and society’s inherent and deep […]

Dr. Rodney Ford, The Gluten File (and a Menu Plan)

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Before sharing my menu plan for the week, I would like to share a few items that I highlighted on my Facebook Page this week: There is a wonderful website called The Gluten File which is a collection of articles and research pertaining to gluten sensitivity.  I really encourage you to check it out because […]

Q & A with Dr. Vikki: Diet and a Leaky Gut

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Dr. Vikki Petersen, a Doctor of Chiropractic and Certified Clinical Nutritionist, is founder of the renowned HealthNOW Medical Center in Sunnyvale, California. She is co-author of  “The Gluten Effect,” a bestselling book that has been celebrated by leading experts as an epic leap forward in gluten sensitivity diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Vikki herself is acknowledged […]

GlutenTox Home Test Kits and a Giveaway!

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I am very excited to share today’s product review with you!  While we were perusing the vendor fair at the GFAF Expo in Chicago, my friend Wendy of Celiacs in the House and I stopped by the GlutenTox Home booth and had a great conversation with Catherine Torgler, PhD of Biomedal Diagnostics, the developer of […]

Weekly Menu Plan – Week of May 9 and GF Happenings

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Welcome back to another week of my gluten-free, grain-free, dairy/casein-free and refined sugar-free menu planning attempts, I hope you all had a wonderful Mother’s Day! Before I share my menu plan, there are a couple of things I would like to share with you.  First, I took the plunge this week and launched my own […]