Healthy Little Holiday Tips

From now until at least Christmas you will find daily tips for having a #healthylittleholiday on Twitter and Facebook.  Please check these out and share them. Also don’t forget my holiday book Have Yourself a Healthy LIttle Holiday with healthier gluten, free, dairy free, egg fre and reduced sugar recipes and celebraton ideas is availableContinue reading “Healthy Little Holiday Tips”

12 Tips for Gluten Free Living #12: Find Ways to Enjoy the Holiday Meal

The holidays are approaching and many people with food restrictions are dreading the holiday dinner. When people talk about this they often use the word “surviving” but with careful thought and planning it is possible to actually enjoy the holiday meal. These are my suggestions for ways to actually enjoy the holiday meal, even withContinue reading “12 Tips for Gluten Free Living #12: Find Ways to Enjoy the Holiday Meal”

12 Tips for Gluten Free Living #11: Learn to Carry Snacks

This is important for anyone living with any type of food restriction.  Always have food you can safely eat on hand (or in your pocket, purse or car).  You never know when you might get caught out where there is nothing available that you can eat. I carry trail mix or almonds.  These are purchasedContinue reading “12 Tips for Gluten Free Living #11: Learn to Carry Snacks”

12 Tips for Gluten Free Living #7: Learning Substitutions

Learning substitutions for foods and ingredients containing gluten is an important step in learning to cook and bake gluten free.  It can take time and a little trial and error to figure out what works best for you.  Here are a few suggestions to get you started. Pasta – Of course there are a variety of gluten freeContinue reading “12 Tips for Gluten Free Living #7: Learning Substitutions”

12 Tips for Gluten Free Living #4: Don’t Forget Your Fruits and Veggies

When you are just starting out it may seem gluten is everywhere, hiding in everything.  The good news is it’s not.  However, finding those places where gluten is not may seem overwhelming. I suggest starting with groups of naturally gluten free foods. Fruits and vegetables are a wonderful place to start. They are not onlyContinue reading “12 Tips for Gluten Free Living #4: Don’t Forget Your Fruits and Veggies”

12 Tips for Gluten Free Living #2: Focus on what you Can Eat

  If you continue to focus on what you can’t eat you will continue to feel deprived and miserable.  Shift your focus to what you can eat. Make a list of everything you can think of that is gluten free. Start with the obvious naturally gluten free stuff like fruits and veggies and go fromContinue reading “12 Tips for Gluten Free Living #2: Focus on what you Can Eat”