/May 2017
23 05, 2017

Grain on the Brain: Q& A About Gluten

2017-05-23T21:47:01+00:00May 23rd, 2017|May 2017|

This month our focus is on gluten. Here, we answer reader questions.  Q:  Why does gluten intolerance seem to be more common?  A: One theory is that wheat is being genetically bred at higher and higher protein levels and our bodies simply don't know how to digest it. Modern grains are typically grown in synthetic [...]

19 05, 2017

Build a Better Burger with Vegan Variations

2017-05-19T18:45:37+00:00May 19th, 2017|May 2017|

This month we are looking at gluten, and the impact it can have on health, particularly for people with gluten sensitivities. For many people one of the hardest gluten-containing things to give up can be bread, and especially hamburger buns in the summer. Nothing says Memorial Day weekend like something from the grill, and oftentimes [...]

17 05, 2017

Fork it Over: Sheree Shares Something Special (a recipe!)

2017-05-17T02:03:05+00:00May 17th, 2017|May 2017|

Not everyone can partake in tree nuts or wheat so, my No-Nut Gluten-Free Carrot Cake was born. In this moist and raw recipe, I ditch the nuts and flour altogether in favor of oats and coconut. No-Nut, Gluten Free Carrot Cake Yield: 4-6 servings Equipment Food processor INGREDIENTS 6 Medjool dates, pitted 8 dried apricots, unsulphured 1/4 [...]

10 05, 2017

Could Going Gluten-Free “Cure” ADHD?

2017-05-10T03:15:53+00:00May 10th, 2017|May 2017|

Many people suffer no effects from eating gluten. But there are others who simply do not realize they are, in fact, experiencing negative reactions to something they've ingested. Instead, they attribute their symptoms to something like stress or upset stomach. These people may go their entire lives without realizing they suffer from a common food [...]

3 05, 2017

You Are What You….Wheat!

2017-05-03T00:29:34+00:00May 3rd, 2017|May 2017|

Gluten is found in anything made using barley, rye or wheat. The popularity of eating “gluten-free” has increased in the past few years, but how much do you really know about this grain-be-gone lifestyle?  While some people remove gluten from their diets for weight loss or overall health purposes, experts estimate that between 30-40% of Americans [...]