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Gestational Diabetes and the Glucose Tolerance Test

Wow, life is sure getting crazy now that I am in my 3rd trimester of pregnancy. Thanks to my husband for taking over much of the cooking duty lately, though it hasn’t given me much to write about. So I thought I would share my experience with the standard test that is given at this stage […]

Low-Sugar Flourless Chocolate Cake

  I have to admit once in a while I cheat.  Never on gluten, but the occasional teaspoon of honey or sweet treat is allowed just to keep my sanity, especially around the holidays.  This recipe uses a small amount of unrefined sugar, and it is not dairy-free, as it contains butter – the only […]

Vodka Mojito (And A Word On Alcoholic Beverages)

  When we talk about food allergies or gluten or dairy intolerance, our focus is primarily on the solid foods we put into our bodies.  When we talk of beverages, we talk of milk, juices, coffee, soda & high-fructose corn syrup.  But what about alcoholic beverages?  If you are truly health-conscious, then you probably know you are better […]