Bubbles. Bubbles. Pop, please.

Normally, bubbles are fun, relaxing and even clean! However, spewing out of the dishwasher is not where I want to see them. This morning my daughter did the dishes for me and added dawn instead of cascade. Suddenly, my dishwasher sounded like it had an upset stomach. Upon asking for help from friends and googling, […]

Gluten Free Trader Joes

The staple gluten free items available at Trader Joe’s are endless and cost effective. If you are lucky enough to have access to one near your home or while traveling, you will find consistency in their offerings.  While on our current trip to Chicago, I was able to score a room at the Homewood suites. […]

Yoga is so… hot!

Yes, it’s hot. I suppose that’s why it’s called hot yoga. However, it serves with double meaning, as a noun and and adjective.  As one of the most trendy forms of exercise today, hot yoga is HOT on the market; new, popular, exciting and a must try.  Now, lets discuss the temperature. Yes, it’s hot. […]

Hearty gluten free smoothie

I need something filling in the morning or I will resort to carbs every time. In my desire to get fit, I’m trying to make healthier allergy friendly food choices.  This is a smoothie recipe I put together with some of my favorite foods. It blends better than you think and the avocado wouldn’t even […]

The Gluten Free Pizza debacle

Being lied to is not on the top of my Christmas list. I understand the concept of proprietary information and I appreciate restaurants being cutting edge but come on, people! Do not lie to me. When it comes to how restaurant staff answer a question about ingredients, products, prep area, contamination and the like, I […]

The cost of the “SALE”

Last week my son asked me why everyone knows about it, if it’s a secret. Of course, we were sitting in the car, parked in front of the mall, reading the window signs indicating the final days of a semi-annual sale on underwear. His follow up question, once we went inside, was “why are there […]

Gluten free travel – GO!

Most celiac’s have anxiety when traveling. The thought of having to find a place to eat that is safe, is overwhelming. In fact, it often distracts from the joy that the adventure can bring.  I have tried to take on a completely different perspective when traveling. In fact, one of the most exciting parts of […]