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    Five Things to Know About Being Gluten-Free

    May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month. I plan on sharing several posts that pertain to awareness this month, beginning with Five Things to Know About Being Gluten-Free.

    Starting out on a gluten-free diet can be very scary. The foods that may have once provided a source of comfort & satiety – pastas, bread, and cereals [...]

    Do you like savings?

    Do you like saving money? I know I do, especially since gluten-free mixes can be on the pricey side. Mixes from the Heartland has many gluten-free mixes from pancakes to muffins to pies to dip to soups & casseroles. I reviewed some of their products a few months back. Mixes from the Heartland now has [...]

    General Mills Gluten-free Bisquick & Hamburger Helper Debuts

    General Mills is continuing to expand their gluten-free foods line by adding Gluten-free Bisquick and Hamburger Helper. These products will be debuted at the Celiac Disease Foundation Annual Education & Food Faire in Los Angeles on May 15, 2010.

    The event starts at 8:00 AM and goes until 4:00PM. On the agenda:


    Amazing Grass Winner & Weekly Menu Plan April 26, 2010

    This has been a busy week! Yesterday I hit a PDR (personal distance record) with my running. I ran 20 miles! This was the hardest week of my marathon training. Now I am in the tapering stage. I was able to do the 20 miles in 3 hours 14 minutes & 57 seconds. I wasn’t [...]

    True Blogger Confessions

    Okay, this is probably the post that shouldn’t be, but I was thinking about this the other day and never got around to writing it. Now that I have had a couple of glasses of wine, I am getting around to writing it. It may be because I am choosing to forgo the to-do list [...]

    Product Review: Coconut Aminos & Coconut Vinegar

    I received some complimentary samples from Coconut Secret back in March. Raw Coconut Aminos & Raw Coconut Vinegar are just 2 of the products that Coconut Secret offers. They also offer Raw Coconut Flour, Raw Coconut Nectar & Raw Coconut Crystals. All of the products are gluten-free and vegan. Coconut has many health benefits, including [...]

    Sneaking Success!

    I am always looking for ways to boost the nutritional value of my food. I have been hearing about the benefits of nutritional yeast for a while, yet had never taken the leap to try it. I finally bought some the other day from and have found a new love. I love the way [...]

    Amazing Grass Smoothie & a Giveaway

    I received some complimentary samples from Amazing Grass a few weeks back & have been working on sampling them.

    A little about Amazing Grass:

    Our Mission To help people lead healthier more active lives by achieving their full potential through better nutrition. We strive to educate the world by spreading the word about [...]

    A Late Evening Treat

    Dessert for Jon’s party was originally going to be Pistachio Cheesecake. That went out the window when I realized I was missing some key ingredients. I had made some Betty Crocker Gluten-free Cupcakes earlier, so I knew that would serve as part of the dessert.

    I used the yellow cake mix & rich [...]

    Weekly Menu Plan – April 18, 2010

    Phew! The end of a crazy week! I can breathe a little now. While this week is slowing down socially, it will be my craziest running week in my marathon training. This week my mileage will peak at 40 miles, with a 20 mile long run on Saturday. I need to make sure that I [...]