category archives: gluten-free

saying yes to my health!

Have you ever felt like you were standing in quick sand about to face plant?  That was me at the end of 2016. I was failing in all aspects of my life.  And, there was a time where I felt as if the walls were closing in on me.  I was lost. So, I prayed. […]

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chinese fried rice + homemade ginger dressing

Chinese food.  It was an acquired love.  One that began at the ripe age of sixteen when my parents gave us one of the most eye-opening and memorable experiences: four weeks seeing the poorest, richest, and most fascinating parts of India. The last time I visited India probably does not count since I was four […]

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the ins and outs of going gluten-free

Five years ago, I stood in one of the aisles at the grocery store sobbing.  I was 2 days fresh from being diagnosed a Celiac, and basically, I thought my world had ended.  Mainly because my GI doctor rambled off something about not eating cupcakes and drinking beer ever again.  (Clearly, my priorities were straight.) […]

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celebrating five years sans gluten

I remember it clear as day.  I was in tears.  There had to be an answer.  Something.  This was officially the lowest point in my life.  I felt miserable every day all day.  And, this is where my hands came together at every other moment of the day.  Have you ever been there?  Where you […]

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homemade pomegranate thai chili enchiladas + chili sauce

Oh friends, I have been studying for boards non-stop since we got back from our vacation.  The sad part is I kind of enjoy re-learning about treatment plans for individuals diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries and nutritional health benefits for the elderly.  I know, I know.  It is a bit odd.  But, then again, I […]

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