Myth or More? Artificial Food Color and Children

You are what you eat. I know I’ve written that before and I’m pretty sure we’ve all heard that old adage, but it is true. Many of our modern day food offerings have paragraphs of biochemical sounding ingredients which are fairly unrecognizable. Most of them boil down...

Christmas Candies for Special Diets (Dye Free, GF, CF, etc.)

I am in the middle of writing four articles; one is a food dye article requiring extensive research. While researching items to help families trying to eliminate food dyes from their diets I came across some really interesting finds. I tend to check Amazon first for...

Non-Sweetened Pumpkin Spice Latte

I tried out my own recipe for Pumpkin Spice Latter (hereafter known as PSL) last fall and had marginal success. After another year of thinking about it, I’ve come up with a recipe that is much better, does not have sludge at the bottom and can be modified for...

Coconut Oil: Friend, Fad or Foe?

When different diet fads surface, some getting decent weight loss results, there is a sudden influx of food and nutrition recommendations on the web being proclaimed as the new best way to eat. Some of these are great: increase your fruit and vegetable intake, drink...