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Is Gluten-Free Healthier?

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Some background: what does gluten-free mean? Before I go into my thoughts on the healthfulness of going gluten-free, I wanted to make sure everyone knew what gluten-free meant. The Food and Drug Administration proposed the term gluten-free to aid in food labeling to help those who have celiac disease and those…(Read More)

One Healthy Meal Just Got Easier! When I was at Whole Foods I came across Stahlbush Island Farms Organic Fully Cooked Brown Rice and Black Beans in the freezer section. Hmmm…must try. On top of being organic, Stahlbush Island Farms practice sustainable farming and use 100% biodegradable packaging. It gets better. All I have…(Read More)

“All American Pancakes” Make a Good First Step to Healthy Pancakes Here’s Jamie Oliver’s recipe for “healthy pancakes:” 1 cup all-purpose flour 1½ teaspoons baking powder ¼ teaspoon salt 1 cup 1% milk 1 egg, beaten 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon melted butter A good start, this recipe eliminates oil and sugar. It…(Read More)

A Favorite Go-To Healthy Side Dish This simple rice salad is quick to prepare with a big pay-off in taste. Eat as a high-fiber side dish, or add lentils or beans to make complete protein and eat as the main component for a tasty, healthy meal. YUM! High-fiber, complex carb salads…(Read More)