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PIe Crust

If you are like me, you love pies! But pie crust and gluten free do not mix well. I was diagnosed with celiac in the fall of 1998. I have searched far and wide for a “decent” pie crust. Substitution just doesn’t work in this setting. After much travail and trashing many pies, I have […]

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Burnt on Food

I don’t know about you, but I hate scrubbing burnt pans! Fortunately, they don’t come along very often. I was wondering what to write about for my next post (the only downfall to blogging…) when it hit me. I have to tell you about the easiest way to clean a pan with burnt on food. […]

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Home-made Enzymes

I got turned onto enzymes when I went to a party. The company was a “clean” cleaning products company. They had microfiber cloths, and all kinds of cleansers that had essential oils and their toilet cleaner was enzymes. Well, I didn’t really want to pay as much as they wanted for such a little bottle. […]

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Gluten Free Corn Dog Muffins

I don’t know about you, but I miss a good corn dog. We have been working on a recipe but hadn’t got it quite right. Well, leave it to my son, who has never cooked before to get it perfect his first time! Way to go Zach! Maybe he has cooking in his future, hmmm….  […]

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Salt

Should you eat it? Not eat it? Which, if any, should you use? And really, just what is all the fuss about anyway? It’s just salt… right? We are going to break down why you need salt or sodium actually, and the different types of salt out there and what, if any, nutritional value they […]

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Sore Throat, Stuffy Head/Nose, Dry Mouth

Sore throat, stuffy head/nose, mouth dry from breathing through it (sleeping or awake); allergy season is upon us in full force. Yuck! There are some great homeopathic allergy and sinus remedies out there. I haven’t found one that doesn’t work. Mother’s Cupboard has a great selection if you are in the Spokane, Spokane Valley, or […]

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Spotlight: Vitamin K2

A.K.A- MK-4, MK-7, menaquinone What is it? Vitamin K2 is a fat soluble vitamin. There are four (4) fat soluble vitamins, A, D, E, and K. That means that you need to eat fat in order for your body to use it. We are such a fat phobic society, we are dangerously deficient in these […]

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GF/ Allergy Friendly Restaurants in the Spokane Valley Area

Hey! We have been in this area for almost 9 months now. We don’t eat out much, but when we do, we like to go to restaurants that are friendly to our gluten free diet. In case you are new to the area, a gluten free diet or maybe you just go to the same […]

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Gluten Free Fried Chicken

The one thing almost everyone on a gluten free diet (lifestyle) misses is fried chicken. America has savored this comfort food for a couple of centuries now and you can again. Here is my recipe: Ingredients: Chicken (whatever parts you like) All purpose flour (I like Bob’s Red Mill) Cornmeal (if you can’t do corn, […]

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Laundry Detergent

Here is a recipe for my laundry detergent. It is super easy and super inexpensive. 1 bar Ivory soap grated 1 cup Borax 1 cup Washing Soda (I get mine at Walmart or Winco for only a few dollars each) Put all ingredients into blender or food processor. Blend for a couple minutes until the […]