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 [...]

Traveling with Celiac…No Problem…

To me, traveling and vacations bring fun, adventure, relaxation and excitement to mind. However, when traveling with our friend celiac disease or food allergies all those wonderful feelings can switch to fear and anxiety. Not what you need on your vacation. I am often asked what I do to relieve those feelings. I have one answer...always bring your own food....ALWAYS. Of course not ever meal can be made in your room, but many can be. Here are some guidelines to make [...]

Clogged Pores No More- Fun Affordable Facial!!!

I recently got a facial and although it was extremely relaxing, I left looking the same. In my car ride home I began to wonder how I could create the same spa like feeling in the comfort of my own home. Who has the time or money to run to the spa ever time they feel a pimple coming? I wanted to use all natural ingredients to create a face mask that would remove any blackheads and clean clogged [...]

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 [...]

Oh the flavors of the season are here and ready to make your home smell like a cozy warm hug

Every time people enter my bakery and get overwhelmed by the amazing smells that lead them in...vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, mint... They say, "Do you have a candle that smells like that?" "Not yet" I would answer. But now is a perfect time to make your home smell just as dreamy. Nothing is better than walking into someone's home that smells of fresh-baked yummy holiday cookies, cakes and pies. But what if you don't cook, or don't have all my [...]

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 [...]