Holiday/Winter Weight Gain. Let’s Avoid It.

 

Did you know that most people report gaining about 5 pounds during the holiday season, between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day?

A study in the New England Journal of Medicine states that poundage is over estimated.  Continue reading “Holiday/Winter Weight Gain. Let’s Avoid It.”

Product Review: BFree Wraps

 

Out of Ireland, BFree offers delicious bread products free from all major allergens.

 

“…so tasty, you won’t believe they’re not wheat.”

 

The wraps are quite good, compared to other wraps I have tried. Continue reading “Product Review: BFree Wraps”

Product Review: Ethel’s Baking Company

Ethel’s has a variety of baked goods, from brownies, to cookies, to muffins and Dandy bars.

We tried a few of their items to taste the difference. How did they stack up? They arrived in the mail quickly and were packaged quite nicely. Continue reading “Product Review: Ethel’s Baking Company”

Product Review: Lebby Chickpea Snacks

Chickpea snacks are popping up left and right.  With good reason. Chickpeas are nutritious*.  Lebby snacks made them enjoyable to eat. Continue reading “Product Review: Lebby Chickpea Snacks”

Product Review: nutpods Dairy-Free Creamer

 

Did you ever want the creamy tastiness of a dairy-free creamer without all the sugar or undesirable chemicals? Nutpods has the answer to that. Continue reading “Product Review: nutpods Dairy-Free Creamer”

My Experience at the Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo 2017 in Secaucus, NJ

 

 

Where can you find hundreds of gluten/allergen friendly products in one spot? Why the GFAF Expo, of course!  It is a tasting mecca of the gluten free world. Here you will find both the tried and true products as well as items brand new to the market and maybe not even in stores yet, but they are available online! Continue reading “My Experience at the Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo 2017 in Secaucus, NJ”

2017 Gluten Free & Allergen Friendly Expo and…. FREE Tickets!

 

What are you doing this weekend? If you or a loved one is living gluten-free or with other food allergies and if you are in the NY metro area, how about going to the Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo? This event is taking place this Saturday and Sunday, October 14 and 15, in Secaucus, NJ.

It’s not too late to go!

Tickets are still available. I was already planning on going, but now I am delighted to be an official blogger of the Expo. But that’s not all… I have been blessed with the opportunity to give away 5 FREE TICKETS to this event!

 

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Continue reading “2017 Gluten Free & Allergen Friendly Expo and…. FREE Tickets!”

Growing Cantaloupe/Muskmelon

It’s been a while since I posted. Lots of stuff going on and I was just not motivated to write. But, thwack, snap out of it! The Bible says don’t worry about tomorrow, today has enough trouble of it own. Isn’t that the truth… Back to making time to write. It’s exercise for my brain.

The flavor of a store bought melon doesn’t compare to a fully ripened home grown melon.

Did you know that what we call cantaloupe from the grocery store is actually muskmelon?  Cantaloupe is actually a type of muskmelon or so some sources say. There is quite a bit of contradictory information. Cantaloupe has ribs and has less to no netting. Muskmelon is easier to grow and easier to ship. Muskmelon is what you find in the grocery store year round. Continue reading “Growing Cantaloupe/Muskmelon”

Top 10 Foods For Brain Nourishment

 

Is your memory as bad as mine? There are days I can really feel the aging process, lol. I’m always looking for ways to improve/maintain my health and quality of life. The brain is an important part of that.

Last time we covered the nutrients your brain needs most. Before that, we covered the foods that damage your brain. (See here )  Today, I’m going to list 10 foods that will give your brain the biggest bang for its buck. Continue reading “Top 10 Foods For Brain Nourishment”