February 2014

How exercise makes you happy

Regular exercise can improve your overall health by 30%. Exercise will boost your self esteem, mood, energy, quality of sleep, reduce your risk of heart disease, stress, depression and Alzheimer’s. Here are a few proven medical benefits of exercise: Lower risk of breast cancer by up to 20% Lower risk of early death by up

[Recipe] Gluten free vanilla cupcakes

Cupcakes are timeless. No matter how old you are we all love a nice moist cupcake. This recipe makes about 12 cupcakes and is light an fluffy. Ingredients: 1 3/4 cups gluten free flour blend 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup Vanilla coconut milk 1/2 cup water 1

[Recipe] Gluten Free Strawberries and Cream Scones

We all enjoy a good cup of tea or coffee. Combine that with something savory and sweet and you get the perfect tea time break. This recipe makes about 8 scones Ingredients: 3/4 cup Gluten Free Flour Blend 1/2 cup organic cane sugar 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 5

The truth about ADHD

ADHD is a very touchy subject to most parents as none of us would like our child to be diagnosed with something that can’t be cured and that might disable your child from doing certain things. Lets face it, some children are more of a handful than others. That does not necessarily mean that they

[Recipe] Gluten Free Nutella Hazelnut Yogurt Fruit Dip

Who ever knew Nutella Hazelnut is gluten free? Well I never knew it, but it is excellent news! This recipe is great for treating your non-gluten free friends. Its amazing to see their faces when you tell them that it is completely gluten free. This recipe makes about 8 servings and will be appropriate for

[Recipe] Gluten Free Peanut Butter Granola Bars

It is very important for us to snack on healthy foods between meals. This keeps you fuller for longer and will prevent over eating during mealtimes. This recipe is great for an on-the-run snack, make sure to keep them in a cool place as bars may become a bit sticky and difficult to eat. This

Dreaming of sleep: Silencing snoring for restful nights

As children we all used to tease our parents and grandparents for snoring. It is not just the ‘old folk’ who snores, some of us can start snoring in our late teens and early twenties. Snoring usually happens when something is partially obstructing your airways. The sound comes from you throat where air flows pass

[Recipe] Gluten Free Clementine Cranberry Scones

When going “gluten free”, I alway thought that meant eating a very strict diet and not having any type of indulgence. Over the past few months I have learned how indulgent a gluten free diet can be. These scones are amazing for those of us who love our teatime break. This recipe makes about 8

Prevention: The Key To Longevity

We all dread going to the Doctor, not because of what they might find but the fact that it is very time consuming and an overall schlep. We do not realize the importance of going for yearly checkups. We, as busy human beings, believe that if we feel okay we are okay. This is far

[Recipe] Gluten Free Multigrain Bread

This gluten free multigrain recipe is very moist and can be kept for 2-3 days. It works fabulously with cold meats and cheese and even on its own with a bit of butter. This recipe makes one loaf of about 12 slices Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups warm water 2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast 1