Turmeric To The Rescue!

Have a headache or wrist pain? Don't reach for Advil or Aspirin. Look to turmeric for a cure! Turmeric is a great replacement for pharmaceutical pills that aid in anti-inflammatory, general pain, arthritis, cholesterol and so much more! Turmeric has been linked to preventing illnesses such as heart diseases, brain diseases, cancer, Alzheimers and depression. Talk about a super food! Turmeric is a root that goes way beyond adding flavor and a yellow/ orange pigment to your food. It's a [...]

Jazz Up Your Water With Infused Herbs And Drink All The Benefits It Has To Offer!

We all know how important it is to consume water in our day-to-day life, but chugging gallons of water can be pretty tasteless and boring. I recently started infusing water with different herbs and it has changed the H20 game for the better! I found two AWESOME herbal infusions that I have to share with all of you. The first infusion can be used for immune support and consist of ginger and elderberry. Ginger: Reduces inflammation while working as a [...]

No More Heavy Metals Weighing Me Down!!!

I always speak about how important it is to listen to our bodies, especially when you have a gut feeling that a part of its assembly line might not be functioning to its best ability....and in this case I really do mean a gut feeling. Heavy metals can be hard to avoid consuming. They are often found in polluted air, unfiltered water and pesticide-laden food. The following SYMPTOMS may point to HEAVY METAL in your system. Fatigue Depression Anxiety [...]

grain free flat bread recipe

Flat Bread with Rosemary, Sea Salt and Olive Oil

Grain-free, vegan and nut-free! Ingredients - 1/2 cup of tapioca starch - 1/2 cup cassava flour - 1/3 cup coconut flour - 1/4 tsp xanthan gum - 1/2 tsp baking powder - 1/2 tsp dried parsley - Pinch of garlic powder - Pinch of garlic salt - 2 tbsp chia seeds (I prefer white) mixed with 2 tbsp of warm water - 1/4 cup olive oil - 3/4 cup warm water - 1/2 tsp honey - 1/2 tsp baking soda mixed with 1 tsp [...]

grain-free-chocolate

Simply Grain-Free, Vegan, Coconut, Raw Chocolate, Nutty LOVE!

Ingredients - 2 cups minced coconut - 1/2 cup maple syrup - 2/3 cup coconut milk or milk of choice - 2 tbsp coconut flour - 1 cup raw chocolate chips - no sugar added - Chopped nuts- optional - Chopped pumpkin sunflower seeds - optionalDirections - Preheat oven to 400 degrees. - Put all ingredients in a small saucepan except raw chocolate chips. - In low heat, stir to combine - about 5 minutes. - On parchment paper lined small baking sheet place mixture and with hands press together [...]

Home made Coconut Yogurt

Home made Coconut Yogurt A quick, easy breakfast when dealing with celiac disease, an egg allergy, AND without dairy isn't always easy. The days of grabbing a yogurt gone forever. Right? Wrong! Make your own!! Let's make a coconut yogurt that is far better for you than the dairy version. It has a few steps, but when finished you have breakfast or snacks for days. I like to pair mine with some fresh antioxidant berries, some antiinflammatory cinnamon, and beautiful [...]

Coconut Oil – oh Let me count the many ways you are good for me!!

Who would have thought that those magical big, hard-shelled, weird looking things from the trees when I took family vacations at Christmas time would end up such a huge part of my life. I do recall it being a tasty treat brought to me after it was smashed open on a rock, what a decadent treat. Now it is a staple in my home and not only a treat to eat but has so many other wonderful uses as [...]

grain free biscuits

Chicken Pot Pie w/ Grain-Free Biscuits

Feeling bloated? Unexplained weight gain? Tired, body aches, depressed? So many complain about these same symptoms, especially those with an autoimmune disease like me. There are times when for some reason, my lovely autoimmune disease named Celiac likes to kick my butt. Whether it be stress, eating something off, not getting enough rest or simply just what an autoimmune disease actually does, makes your body unnecessarily attacking itself - it's off and it's cycling out of control. How do you [...]

grain free blueberry pie

End of Summer BLUES

Yes it's among us, the end of summer. Mid-September is here and just like that, another New York City summer has flown by. But as New Yorkers, we won’t let go of summer until it’s pried from our cold, gloved hands! To make the most of the time between now and those beautiful fall veggies and fruit, we’ve prepared several fun and wholesome recipe ideas to squeeze the last drop out of those summer berries. With minimal prep time [...]

broccoli soup

Eat Free: Broccoli Soup

Eating clean does not have to be boring, dull or tasteless! What’s better than warm soup on a cold day? Or any day for that matter? For me a rich, thick, nutrient dense soup that eats like a meal, only takes 15-20 minutes to make, and has just a handful of ingredients is a win, win, win! Not only is this soup bowl-licking-delicious, but the benefits of broccoli are endless! First and foremost, it is anti-inflammatory and supports your body’s natural detoxification process. It contains fiber [...]