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 [...]

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 [...]

freedom in 2017

Freedom – 2017

I lived up the block from a park when I was a child. It was Brooklyn and the park consisted of a handball court, lots of concrete and some swings. That's all I needed. I could swing for days. It was one of my favorite things to do. I would try to go as high as I could and I would almost feel like I was flying. It was a freedom my little 8-year-old self never experienced before. I [...]

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 [...]

what does it mean to live free?

Living Free Can Have a Lot of Different Meanings

When I began to create this site, Living Free meant living free of allergens in your food and products. My goal was to make people aware of the toxins in not ONLY their food but products and items around them and give people alternatives for living a better, cleaner and healthier life. That was a year ago. In that year, my life took a 180 or a 360...or to say it better, how about just knocked me on my butt then [...]