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How to Shop Dairy Free

My favorite food growing up was milk. I could easily drink milk all day if offered. Yogurt was also a constant companion. I really never thought I had any issues with it, bloating and gas were just normal for me. I also struggled with acne, asthma, and sinus infections throughout my childhood. Sounds fun, doesn’t […]

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7 Ways To Modernize Your Grocery List

Does this sound familiar? It’s grocery shopping day. You may or may not have had time to sit down and make a menu/grocery list for the week. You’ve got your shopping bags, some of your coupons, and a partial list in your head. Your shopping trip takes a detour when you realize you left your […]

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Gluten Free Resources At Your Supermarket

May is a month-long campaign to bring awareness to Celiac disease, a serious autoimmune condition that affects 1 in 133.  Celiac disease affects the digestive process of the small intestine inhibiting the absorption of nutrients and damage to the villi. According to the Celiac Disease Foundation, of the 3 million Americans with celiac disease, 95% […]

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Choose Better Fats When Shopping For Your Heart

If you or someone you love has heart disease, it is no laughing matter. According to the CDC, heart disease is the number one killer of Americans. Fortunately, some risk factors of heart disease can be combated by simply changing eating and exercise habits. While there are many factors we can focus on nutritionally with […]

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Diabetes & Paula Deen: You Have To Meet Her At Sweet Tea

I was born and raised in the South. If it wasn’t for my husband’s military career, I would be there now. I ache for it. It’s in my blood and soul, just like SEC football (War Eagle!). I grew up in a small town south of Nashville. I grew up on my fair share of […]

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Product Review: King Arthur Gluten Free Muffin Mix

I am a baker at heart, and I love scratch baking. However, gluten-free baking is frustrating for me especially since there are some many different flour combinations. I have tried several brands of multipurpose flour and then I found King Arthur flour and fell in love. It was a no brainer for me to pick […]

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New Product Review: Kellogg’s New Gluten Free Rice Krispies

Today was certainly crazy for us. We had speech therapy, haircuts, grocery shopping, naps, and swimming lessons.  I have been trying for two days to get my post on popsicles ready, but that all changed when I went grocery shopping today. I was cracking up at my daughter as she entertained shoppers by dancing down the cereal aisle, and there it was […]

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Better Beans and Buns for the Fourth

Happy Fourth of July! Many families and friends will feast on hot dogs, hamburgers, baked beans, potato salad,  corn on the cob, and many other potluck delights.  Are you aware of what you are buying? Is it the best choice for your recipe or dish? Do you or any of your guests follow a gluten-free lifestyle? Let me help […]

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Shopping with Lactose Intolerance

Lactose intolerance is something near and dear to my small intestine. My milk guzzling days have come to an end.  Sadly, yogurt doesn’t settle with me either. Lactose intolerance is an issue that doesn’t just affect me, it affects millions in the U.S. of all ages. Lactose intolerance is also known as a  lactase enzyme deficiency or […]

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