Beware of online gurus


Disclaimer:  This post and the content in it are my opinion only.  Always do your research and form your own opinions. “Watch out now, take care, beware of soft shoe shufflers”…..George Harrison Soft shoe shufflers, hucksters, snake oil salesmen, gurus, charlatans; beware of those who try to sell you shinola. A recent Facebook post led…

The return of Ramen


If you’ve ever been a young man or women in out on your own for the first time, you know ramen intimately. Being past all of that,  I still did love my Cup O Noodles.  Sadly, this was one of the things I had to give up when I went gluten free. You can pretty much…

Amazon vs Jet-which is better for gluten free?


We all know that we can’t always find all of our favorite gluten free products in our local store.  While I love glutenfreepalace.com, it takes about ten days to receive an order from them (depending on  your location). I love Amazon.com and have been a customer since the time when they only sold books.  I…

Is it gluten free? Find out with Nima


For those of you who have not heard of it, Nima® is a new way to test whether that supposedly gluten free meal you just ordered is really gluten free. As anyone with celiac or gluten intolerance knows, ordering a meal outside of your well-controlled kitchen can be a minefield.  So can family dinners.  …

Healthy eating is the new diet


  There’s a new kid in town, and his name is health. Companies are trending towards removing artificial colors, dyes and additives and GMO is becoming the new four letter word.  Diet soda is no longer the norm.  People are focusing less on weight loss, and more on eating healthy foods. Yes, there are still…

Aww nuts, I’m allergic, Part 2


  I posted this a couple of days ago, but for some reason, it completely disappeared.  So here it is again…. The other day, I went for an allergy skin test.  It was not what I was expecting-it’s not the 100 skin pricks like they do for environmental allergies.  They only test you for things…

Sometimes the cookie wins…giving into cravings


It has been a very rough couple of months for us, what with my husband’s heart disease diagnosis and the drastic changes that had to be made. We have been eating healthy since April, and sometimes, it gets really old.  I’ve never been a big salad person, or for that matter, a healthy diet person….