Product Review: Otto’s Naturals Cassava Flour

 

Cassava flour is made from the yuca root. Unlike tapioca starch which is starch taken from the root, cassava is the whole root.

The yuca roots are peeled, dried and ground into flour. Continue reading “Product Review: Otto’s Naturals Cassava Flour”

Pumpkin Muffins

 

Well, its pumpkin season. Who doesn’t love toasty pumpkin bread? My family prefers muffins, so that’s what we do. You can’t even tell they’re gluten free and low sugar! They are moist and fluffy. Continue reading “Pumpkin Muffins”

Panera Style Black Bean Soup

 

Jack frost was nipping at our noses this morning. It had to happen eventually. It was the perfect day for some homemade black bean soup, Panera style. Continue reading “Panera Style Black Bean Soup”

Product Review: Complete by Juice Plus+

Complete by Juice Plus+ is a protein shake mix that comes in vanilla and chocolate. It boasts Continue reading “Product Review: Complete by Juice Plus+”

Eating to Build Bones. The Good and Bad.

Looking for the perfect food plan to build bone density? Well, it doesn’t exist. I know that’s not what you wanted to hear, but all is not lost. So let’s see how we’ll muddle through this. Continue reading “Eating to Build Bones. The Good and Bad.”

Product Review: Extra White Gold Brownie Mix

Who doesn’t love a good brownie? No one I know.

I was blessed with a package of Extra White Gold Brownie Mix at the Nourished Festival.  I promptly made it and here’s how it stacked up. Continue reading “Product Review: Extra White Gold Brownie Mix”

Product Review: The Gluten and Grain Free Gourmet Cookies

Gluten and Grain Free Gourmet out of Ohio,  is a Paleo bakery and food company. I met Jen at the Nourish Festival this year. She specializes in food products that fit the following dietary lifestyles Continue reading “Product Review: The Gluten and Grain Free Gourmet Cookies”

Part 5: Exercise to Build Bone Density

 

Moving right along in our osteoporosis series, we’ve begun discussing lifestyle changes to reduce our risk of low bone density and fractures.

Today let’s discuss exercise. Continue reading “Part 5: Exercise to Build Bone Density”

Part 4: How Not to Break Your Bones.

Our series on osteoporosis/low bone density continues…

We will begin to look at lifestyles changes we can make to reduce our risk of osteoporosis and prevent fractures, which is Continue reading “Part 4: How Not to Break Your Bones.”

2019 Nourished Festival

 

The Gluten Free Allergy Friendly Expo is now  Nourished: The Gluten Free, Allergy & Specialty Diet Festival! Isn’t that a mouthful?

You can just call it Nourished Festival! Continue reading “2019 Nourished Festival”

Bone Density Pt 2: Testing and Diagnosis

 

Last time, we discussed the risk factors for low bone mineral density leading to osteoporosis. Click here-Low Bone Density Risk Factors If you have many of these risk factors you may want to talk to your doctor about getting tested before the standard screening age. How do they determine what’s going on with your bones?

While there may be some outward signs that your bone may be thinning such as Continue reading “Bone Density Pt 2: Testing and Diagnosis”