Gluten Free Recipes

Gluten Free Gravy

Gluten Free Gravy

Every year around Thanksgiving when I start to dream about yummy turkey dinner I can’t help but think about the Swedish Chef from the Muppets and his escapades with the Torkey. It always makes me giggle. This year don’t pass on the gravy just because you can’t tolerate wheat or gluten. Here’s a very easy […]

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Gluten Free Cornbread Stuffing

Gluten Free Cornbread Stuffing

You can’t have Thanksgiving dinner without stuffing, unless you have gluten intolerance. This gluten free cornbread stuffing recipe can be made using regular or gluten free cornbread. It’s delicious, everyone at your table will like it, but be warned, it’s hardly low fat.

Can you say, “walk it off during Black Friday shopping”?

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Gluten Free Corn Bread

Gluten Free Corn Bread is a great addition to many meals including gluten free chili, Thanksgiving dinner, or Sunday supper instead of wheat rolls. Pamela’s makes a great corn bread and is available at most grocery stores including Whole Foods, Kroger, or online here. [box type="shadow"] Gluten Free Corn Bread 1 bag Pamela’s Cornbread & […]

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Natural Health

Cinnamon for Weight Loss

Cinnamon for Weight Loss

Many women around the world have been using cinnamon weight lossrecipes for decades now. It is one of the most popular spices in the world and its very appetizing oriental smell attracts all kinds of foodies. Most people use cinnamon for their own culinary masterpieces as a flavoring agent, so a lot of them don’t […]

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Triphala Benefits & Uses

Triphala Benefits & Uses

Simply defined, Triphala is a combination of three very powerful fruits that are known to posses intensive health benefits. Triphala is widely used in Ayurveda medicine and the three fruits that comprise it are Amla, Myrobalan, and Belleric Myrobalan. Triphala churna has many benefits and it includes protection and enhancement of the functions of the […]

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Autumn: The Season for Detoxification

Autumn: The Season for Detoxification

As the Earth changes and moves into different seasons, so to do our emotional, physical and spiritual bodies.  As we move from summer into fall, just as when we move from winter into spring, the importance of detoxification is essential.  In Ayurveda, spring and fall are the two optimal times to detoxify.  In spring, detoxification […]

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Fitness

Raking Leaves Safely in Your Yard

Raking Leaves Safely in Your Yard

What a GORGEOUS Fall we are having…a nice reward after a somewhat blistering summer! Autumn months of course means falling leaves and seasonal yard clean-up. Yardwork can lead to lots of injuries if not done properly, preventing you from doing things you enjoy.  I see everything from low back pain and disc ruptures, to neck […]

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Don’t Just Sit There! STAND! Don’t Just Stand There, MOVE IT!

Most of us at this point are aware on some cognitive level of the dangers of too much sitting.  Reports of the adverse health effects and statistics about shortened life spans have been hitting the media lately. A recent Australian study followed approximately 200,000 adults 45 years and older, and found that those who sat […]

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Safe Gardening Tips for Your Body

Safe Gardening Tips for Your Body

With Spring arriving so prematurely this year, gardeners are out playing in the soil earlier than ever.  Although digging in the dirt can be therapeutic for the mind, it is definitely a workout for the body, and if not properly introduced can be problematic. Lifting heavy bags of mulch and dirt after a winter of […]

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Beauty

Cosmetic Safety

Ever wonder how safe the cosmetics you use every day are? Many of our cosmetics have SPF in them which is typically a selling point for most of us. But this year sunscreens have taken some heat with reports that revealed many products with sunscreen in them may actually accelerate the development of malignant cells […]

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Farmaesthetics Natural Beauty Products

  The Farmaesthetics line of natural beauty products are derived 100% from organic herbs, flowers, oils and grains from American family farms. The founder, Brenda Brock,  is a 7th generation farmer from Texas and is a pioneer in the green beauty product industry.  This year TIME Magazine named Farmaesthetics “Green Style & Design 100: The […]

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AHAVA Natural Beauty Products

If you are in search of natural beauty products that will enhance your skin’s glow, try the line of AHAVA beauty products.  This fabulous new line is 100% natural and made from the restorative minerals of the Dead Sea combined with plant extracts.  The magical combination of  Dead sea minerals and salts have been proven scientifically […]

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Mind-Body Connection

Is Your New Year’s Resolution Right for You?

Is Your New Year’s Resolution Right for You?

New Year’s Resolutions. Do you make them? And, are they worth it? In the past I have strayed away from making any kind of New Year’s Resolution. Mostly, because I knew that by 5pm on January 2nd, I was already over it. Being the second full week of January, I imagine many of you have […]

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Chakra Healing for Optimum Emotional and Physical Health

What is Chakra Healing?  Chakra is the Sanskrit word for wheel and in ancient Eastern traditions chakra is the word used to describe swirling energetic hotspots all over the body.  There are thousands of chakras from the tips of your fingers to the bottoms of your toes.  However, there are seven major chakras that run […]

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The Twelve Major Meridians of the Body

Meridians of the body affect every organ and physiological system inside of us. They are invisible to the human eye, yet without them we could not sustain life.

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Product Reviews

Best Gluten Free Pasta

If you have Celiac’s or gluten sensitivities and you love Italian food, then you’ve probably tried every gluten free pasta out there and found it to be pretty gross. It’s mushy and mealy, it sticks together, and when you empty into your colander to rinse it’s often a giant clump. Sounds delicious, right? Well there is a solution. Either […]

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Best Dairy Free Butter

There is just no denying it, Earth Balance is the best option available for dairy free butter.  Not only does it taste delicious on everything from toast to corn-on-the-cob but unlike many other vegan butters, Earth Balance cooks well.  For non-vegans out there who simply follow a dairy-free diet, Earth Balance sautees a piece of chicken […]

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Zero Calorie Pasta (I’m not kidding!)

If you are like most people, pasta is a treat. The calorie-dense dishes call to our love handles but we try to resist knowing that the only thing of any nutritional value on the plate is the marinara sauce. And yet, pasta is delicious and comforting, so why in the world to we have to […]

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