Written by Janelle Holden Every Sunday, I clean out my refrigerator. I pull all of the items out, wipe down the inside with soap and water, get rid of anything that looks like it’s gone bad, and reorganize. It takes me about 30 minutes to do and sets me up for a great food week. Does […]
Re-published from the FDA’s Consumer Health Information Bulletin People with celiac disease can now have confidence in the meaning of a “gluten-free” label on foods. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a final rule that defines what characteristics a food has to have to bear a label that proclaims it “gluten- free.” The rule […]
Written by Janelle Holden I often think that being gluten and many foods-free brings new meaning to the phrase, “Have your cake and eat it too.” There are times when you can have the cake (like other people’s weddings, anniversaries, and birthdays) but not eat it. There are times when you can eat the cake (like […]
Written by Janelle Holden I’d like to introduce you to Myriah Marsh. She owns In Home Fitness, a personal training business based out of Bozeman, Montana that teaches people how to achieve fitness in their own homes (and without getting hurt). Myriah specializes in helping older adults (even people in their 70′s and 80′s) become more active and […]
Written by Janelle Holden Castagnaccio, or Italian chestnut cake, has a rich history. The story goes that Roman soldiers originally carried these chestnut cakes with them on their travels across the Roman Empire. It’s now a rural Italian dessert, often thought of as the poor man’s cake, and typically made at harvest with either rosemary, lemon, […]
Written by Janelle Holden It was the Fourth of July and I was busy making a gluten-free pie for the BBQ that evening when I heard the radio announcer say something about a gut check-up and new research. I quickly washed my hands so that I could turn up the volume on the radio. “Researchers […]
Written by Maia Toll Is gluten the villain it’s been made out to be in our modern-day food story? When I suggest to a client that they try 2 weeks gluten-free, the response is often “But I’ve been eating it my whole life. It must be okay or I would know by now.” Two fallacies here: […]
Written by Janelle Holden I was listening to The Splendid Tablethis morning on NPR when I learned something new and different about tacos. In fresh Tex-Mex cooking “puffy tacos” are made from traditional ground corn flour (called masa), rolled out to tortilla size, and then fried to the perfect puffiness in a pan. They aren’t hard […]
One of my favorite games is “What Makes You Happy?” It’s a simple tool my clients use when they’re focusing on how deprived and unhappy they are without their favorite foods, but it can be used any time you want an instant attitude adjustment. Learn how to play and discover the 10 Things That Make You Happy.
When my assistant Dana first served me green tea at her house I knew immediately that I wanted her to write an article about how to make tea. It was the best tea I had ever had! And I am picky about my tea.
I love the English tradition of tea time, and think we should all sit down for tea and crumpets (gluten-free of course!) every afternoon. Read exactly how Dana makes the perfect cup of tea.