Have you ever had a kumquat? I hadn’t until the other day. I was shopping at Trader Joe’s with my mother and as we headed to the back of the store to check out the samples, I saw some little, orange fruit cut in half. They looked like miniature oranges. Surprisingly I grabbed one without [...]
If you have travelled gluten-free, you are aware that it can be challenging at times. The past couple of years have been wonderful in terms of gluten-free & Celiac Disease awareness with the addition of gluten-free menus to many restaurants. Additionally, more & more mainstream grocery stores are stocking gluten-free replacement products, making it easier [...]
There was a startling piece on the morning shows & news yesterday. It talked about how younger women are less likely to have the telltale pain in their chest. Instead, some of the symptoms are more atypical and may mimic other conditions. This really caught my attention. I know the feeling of going to [...]
The first time I tried quinoa a few years back, I wasn’t too “keen” on it. I can’t remember where I purchased it, but I know that I cooked it like I do brown rice, only I didn’t rinse it. Back in those days I was just cooking my brown rice in water, so [...]
I am always looking for a way to make my current meal choices healthier. This not only helps my body, but it helps me to get out of a rut that I sometimes seem to fall in with foods. I find something that I like and I like to eat it a lot. Sometimes [...]
Staying balanced & healthy isn’t always easy. Life happens. Meetings pop up or one of the kids always seems to need something last minute for a project, yet they neglect to share that until I am in my jammies. Staying balanced & healthy to me means eating right 80 percent of the time and [...]
Have you ever tried a kiwifruit? Do you know the health benefits of the kiwifruit? Hang tight, you will! Aside from being naturally gluten-free, the kiwifruit has a lot to offer.
Kiwi are in season November – May = now. This works out perfectly for me because I have been short on [...]