Gluten-Free Blueberry Banana Muffins

Nothing is more satisfying than the smell of homemade muffins wafting through the house.  Today I just needed that homey smell.  Yes!  These are gluten-free.  Although I don’t have a diagnosed sensitivity to gluten, I definitely notice that I become sluggish and I feel like my brain is foggy when I eat too much gluten.  I’ve opted to go gluten free whenever possible. So let … Continue reading Gluten-Free Blueberry Banana Muffins

How Much Do You Love Strawberries?

We do love our strawberries don’t we?  I know I do, along with most berries, especially blueberries and blackberries.  Did you look at the infographic I posted above?  Astonishing right? I rely a lot on the Environmental Working Group (EWG) when it comes to any questions I have about produce/food or products I might buy.  EWG is a non-profit, non-partisan organization. Their goal is to provide … Continue reading How Much Do You Love Strawberries?

Summer Veggies and Fruit – The Dirty Dozen and the Clean Fifteen

We are in the midst of summer and supermarkets and farmer’s markets are exploding with fresh produce.  Eating fresh produce is the best way to benefit from the nutrients they provide.  However, most produce you see has been been sprayed with pesticides. Farmers use pesticides for a couple of reasons: to keep weeds at bay and to prevent pests from destroying crops.  Pesticides are toxic and … Continue reading Summer Veggies and Fruit – The Dirty Dozen and the Clean Fifteen