• Natural Product Expo
    Health,  Healthy Snacks,  Household Products,  Personal Care,  Sweets and Treats

    Natural Product Expo

    Recently I attended the Natural Products Expo, an industry event which highlights trends in food, beverage, supplements and personal care products. 4 levels of the convention center filled with 1,450 vendors and attended by 28,000 people can be overwhelming; having only one day to see these products was impossible. My goal was to talk with as many vendors as possible, focusing on product offerings for the Celiac/Gluten Sensitive Community. I have put a list together of some of the products that I felt would be “Celiac Kid Friendly”. Many of these products are available through Amazon, but others will need to be purchased through the company, or retailers such as…

  • Lemon Tarragon Chicken Salad
    Health,  Main Courses,  Recipes

    Lemon Tarragon Chicken Salad

    As the weather heats up I look for ways to provide nutrient dense meals for my family without turning on the oven. This chicken salad is refreshing and contains of good dose of the anti-inflammatory spice Turmeric which has been used in Chinese and Indian medicine for hundreds of years. The yellow/orange pigment of turmeric, called Curcumin is thought to be the primary pharmacological agent in this beautiful spice. Studies have shown the benefits of Turmeric as an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. This amazing spice has been shown to reduce the symptoms of those suffering from Rheumatoid Arthritis. Turmeric has also been shown to reduce LDL cholesterol (the bad cholesterol), improve…