Can you smell the Gluten in the air?

Okay, so we’ve been primarily gluten free for the past two years.  Basically this means that I haven’t used any flours containing gluten in my kitchen (they’ve been relegated to the highest shelf in my pantry where one needs a step stool to reach them).  I’ve also been reading labels and trying to avoid buying anything with wheat.  Sadly, though, until recently – we have been “cheating” by eating breaded seafood, chicken, etc. when we go out to eat – or removing the bun from the burger or chicken sandwich.  More

No-GMO, organic foods, and becoming a label reader

With each little mouth that has been added to our family over the last few years, I have become more and more involved in researching any foods and medicines that go into all the little bodies I am responsible for. It’s quite a fine line to walk as our children grow. We want them to eat well and be healthy, but at the same time we don’t want to be so restrictive that they end up rebelling and going in a totally unhealthy direction once they are old enough to make decisions for themselves. More

Gluten free substitutions

Okay, this post is just to clear the air and address concerns that I know are near and dear to our hearts. Substitutions, generally speaking, are not healthy.  Desserts full of sugar, breads full of preservatives, etc. will not heal you if you’re suffering from a gluten related allergy or disease. That being said, we …