• Coconut Flour – Savory Version
    Breads, Crackers and Muffins

    Coconut Flour – Savory Version

    Thanks for all the wonderful comments I received on my recent post: Coconut Flour Cherry Muffins. I was inspired to create this new grain free, nut free recipe by my friend Nicola. She suggested a savory version of the muffin would be a wonderful treat.  A few modifications to my original recipe produced a hearty and healthy coconut flour muffin with substantial flavor. I am particularly fond of Rosemary, and chose to use it for the savory version of this muffin.  Remember, your spice rack is nature’s medicine cabinet containing remedies that have been used for thousands of years.  Rosemary is particularly useful for stimulating the immune system, increasing circulation,…

  • Home Made Mayonnaise
    Condiments,  Recipes

    Home Made Mayonnaise

    Today I’m posting a recipe for home made mayonnaise. I know, most of you are thinking it is so convenient to grab a jar off the grocery store shelf, but take a look at the ingredients label of a name brand mayonnaise: SOYBEAN OIL, WATER, WHOLE EGGS AND EGG YOLKS, VINEGAR, SALT, SUGAR, LEMON JUICE, NATURAL FLAVORS, CALCIUM DISODIUM EDTA (USED TO PROTECT QUALITY)…Yuk!!! Also keep in mind that many commercial mayonnaise products contain gluten, so always read your labels. Real mayonnaise is simple to make and adds valuable enzymes to your diet, most importantly Lipases. Lipases perform an essential role in the digestion, transport and processing of dietary lipids…

  • Allergy Grocer is Back!
    Real Food Musings

    Allergy Grocer is Back!

    Not everyone has time to bake from scratch, and this can be especially frustrating for those with food allergies. A trip to the grocery store can be time consuming; reading labels, searching packages for food allergens…not easy in a crowded market. Add to that the fact that most of us have a child, or two, or three in toe, it can be a recipe for disaster! I’m the first to admit that I have made purchases, and upon inspecting the item at home have realized that it contains an ingredient that my family can not have. The other problem is that local grocery stores frequently have limited choices, so those…