My vices rock! In the news – drink coffee and wine for longevity.

The way I see it - with all that we have given up - we should be drinking every night just to make ourselves feel better :) :) :) Croissants, muffins, apple fritters and bagels, twizzlers and gummy bears, pizza, pasta, hot-pockets, salami and hot dogs are no longer a part of my daily diet. Even bread! Sandwich or a toast - was an absolute necessity of our daily diet.

Gut health and autoimmune disease. Elimination Diet.

I came across this great and long ūüôā article about gut health in relation to autoimmune disease. Below are few excerpts. From February 2013 Issue of¬†Today‚Äôs Dietitian Gut Health and Autoimmune Disease ‚ÄĒ Research Suggests Digestive Abnormalities May Be the Underlying Cause. By Agla√©e Jacob, MS, RD “The prevalence of autoimmune disorders is rapidly rising… Continue Reading

Gluten Free Diet – Oats or no Oats?

Great information about oats and gluten, from one of the best gluten sources –¬†¬†Gluten Free Society We do not use oats in our Gluten-Free diet. My husband and my youngest daughter can tolerate gluten, so on occasion they may have some oatmeal for breakfast. If someone has gluten sensitivity, I advise (my clients) to avoid… Continue Reading

Gluten Free Grains. Soaking is important.

Grains – to eat or not to eat?! I love grains but they did not always love me back. Bloating, gas, indigestion¬†and¬†cramping are just a few side effects of eating grains. Despite trying most grains available in the store, I actually did not know how to¬†prepare¬†them to ensure an easy digestion. The best way to… Continue Reading

GoRaw Bars

Love these bars.¬†Freeland Foods – GoRaw, my favorite is a 100% Organic Spirulina Energy Bar – 1.7 oz. (48 g) They make for a great healthy snack especially for my oldest daughter. She brings these to her Volleyball tournaments for a quick energy boost and they actually provide her with long-lasting energy instead of a… Continue Reading


When I was diagnosed with not one but three autoimmune disorders within a couple of months and decided to use food, stress relief and lifestyle change as my medicine, the limitations on what I could eat were overwhelming and ever-changing. How to implement all these requirements into our family‚Äôs diet and heal myself?! I was… Continue Reading