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Gluten and Dairy Free Blueberry Crisp and Seasonal Eating

Posted by Ginger Hudock, Nutrition Consultant on May 26, 2017 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (0)




     I first learned about eating seasonally and locally back in 2010 when I read the book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver. This book, written in 2007, is a memoir of a year when she moved from Arizona to southwest Virginia to a family farm. Their family decided to e...

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Easy Strawberry Pie

Posted by Ginger Hudock, Nutrition Consultant on May 19, 2017 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (3)

       We went to my mother's house for lunch on Mother's Day.  I told my my brother I would being dessert so that I could make sure we had a dessert that was gluten and dairy free.  I made this strawberry pie healthier than the Jello pie by using whipped coconut cream instead of Cool Whip, unflavored gelatin and a small amount of natural ...
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Chicken and Vegetable Primavera: How to Modify Recipes

Posted by Ginger Hudock, Nutrition Consultant on May 12, 2017 at 6:35 PM Comments comments (0)


     I am always looking for quick and easy dinner recipes that are also gluten and dairy free. Sometimes I find a recipe that looks pretty good, but there are a few ingredients that won’t work for me. Other times I am ready to cook and missing one or more ingredients. What’s the answer?

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Purple Cauliflower is Fun!

Posted by Ginger Hudock, Nutrition Consultant on May 5, 2017 at 4:10 PM Comments comments (0)


     Have you seen purple, orange or green cauliflower in your local stores and wondered what they were?   I purchased a purple cauliflower this week which was on sale  at my local Kroger.  The taste is the same as regular white cauliflower, but it is even more nutritious because it contains the antioxidant anthocyanin.  This is what gives it t...
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9 Tips for Eating Out with Gluten or other Food Sensitivities

Posted by Ginger Hudock, Nutrition Consultant on April 26, 2017 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (0)


     If you have recently discovered that you have gluten or other food sensitivities, you may be feeling overwhelmed by the thought of eating out. You may think you will never be able to eat in a restaurant or at a friend’s house again, but with some forethought you can be successful.        
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Food Intolerances: When your Reaction Isn't Immune

Posted by Ginger Hudock, Nutrition Consultant on April 18, 2017 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)

     


     Previous articles in this series have discussed food allergies and food sensitivities. Food allergies are immediate symptoms that occur after eating a particular food. These can be measured by IgE immune reactions in t...

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Can Food make your Seasonal Allergies Worse?

Posted by Ginger Hudock, Nutrition Consultant on March 25, 2017 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Yes, it can, and here’s why.

     I had literal “hay fever” for most of my life. My nose would get stuffy in the spring and remain that way through the fall. I took Sudafed to decongest quite often. Once or twice a year I went to the doctor because a sinus infection had set in and then was prescribed antibiotics. ...
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What is Kombucha?

Posted by Ginger Hudock, Nutrition Consultant on March 15, 2017 at 3:15 PM Comments comments (0)
    
     
     Kombucha is a type of fermented beverage that has been consumed by people for over 2000 years. Other similar drinks include milk kefir, water kefir, and kvass. It originated in Manchuria, China around 220 B.C. and was associated with the Japanese physician Kombu who lived around 400 A.D. It l...
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Find Your Bigger Why

Posted by Ginger Hudock, Nutrition Consultant on February 14, 2017 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)


   

      If you are reading this, I assume that you would like to eat better. Perhaps you would like to lose some weight. I was talking to someone last week who said she lost over 20 pounds four years ago. When I asked her why, she said that she turned 55 and did not like how she looked. Now four years lat...
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The Pain of Food Sensitivities

Posted by Ginger Hudock, Nutrition Consultant on February 4, 2017 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (0)



     Recently I looked back at some journals I had from previous years. One entry from mid-2008, almost nine years ago, struck me. In it I asked God to help me figure out my health problems and I wrote that I did not want to be on medications for the rest of my life. At that time I had been living for a year with daily constant headaches and intest...

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