Fitness Bracelet: Right For You?

The world of health and fitness is filled with trends. This diet or that diet, this exercise or that exercise. It seems that with every passing day, the key to optimal health and fitness is something different. And while most of these trends have no foundation and simply cannot replace a healthy diet and hard Read more…

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"Sweet Cravings": Adventures In Writing My First Cookbook

This article was originally written for and is courtesy of The Tender Foodie, www.tenderfoodie.com, check out the original article here.  The Tender Foodie is a site for people with multiple allergies and sensitivities, including recipes and easy-to-understand articles about complex food and immune system-related subjects. SUSPENCE NOVEL OR COOKBOOK? I had always dreamed of one day Read more…

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The Three Best Cures for Anything

There is an Irish proverb that says “A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything.” My ancestors got that mostly right. Sure, there is nothing like curling up in your bed, wrapped in a comforter with squishy pillows to make you feel better. Bed is a great place to Read more…

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10 Questions with KC: Erica Dermer

You that feeling when you meet a person and you just click? It was like that for Erica & me, both gluten free, and fans of  wine, coffee & acerbic jokes – it felt like we had enough in common for two friendships! And I love Matt, known as her “non-GFBF” on the Celiac & the Read more…

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12 Cool Things To Do with a Roast Chicken

So, I’ve taught Roast Chicken in my cooking classes several times, and I always suggest making two (it’s just as easy as one!) and using the leftovers for a new recipe the next day. Then I get stares. And somebody says: “Enchiladas?” Yes, enchiladas. But other stuff too. And I also want you to make Read more…

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Bacon: Delicious, But Nutritious?

Mmmmmm, bacon. It is perhaps the perfect food. Salty, savory, fatty, sweet, and spicy (if it’s peppered), it hits just about every note on your palette with perfect pitch and flawless delivery. It’s no wonder America is absolutely downright head-over-heels obsessed with it… and that’s putting it mildly. It is a huge part of American Read more…

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Goat Butter Shortbread

The choice between sweet or salty, for me, is an easy one. I choose salt every time. Call me crazy, but I’d rather have more dinner for dessert, than dessert. So when I first tasted savory shortbread, made from a Barefoot Contessa recipe before I had gone gluten-free, I was instantly deeply, madly, passionately in Read more…

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Getting to Know Gluten

It is something that an increasing number of Americans are avoiding like the plague. Relatively speaking, it has just burst onto the nutrition and health scene, transcending its nerdy nutrition textbook roots to become part of the American lexicon. Now almost everyone knows what it is, and many have an even deeper and more personal Read more…

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