GOLDENROD CORNBREAD

Goldenrod Cornbread: This slightly-sweet gluten-free cornbread has a nutty, slightly herbaceous flavour thanks to the addition of fresh goldenrod flowers and a surprising orange colour with the addition of turmeric (which also adds some anti-inflammatory properties to...

LIVING GLUTEN-FREE, FLOUR

Adapting to a gluten-free diet may seem overwhelming – especially after reading recipes that call for flours and starches you’ve never heard of before. A gluten-free diet means eliminating all items that contain the proteins found in wheat, rye, barley and...

LIVING GLUTEN-FREE: DOUGHNUTS

As a child, trying to explain my aversion to gravy, English fish and chips, Melton Mowbray pie and Yorkshire Pudding to my family wasn’t easy. My Grandmother visibly cringed when introductions came around to me. Various aunts, uncles and cousins snickered, “The...

HEMORRHOIDS

Whether you call them hemorrhoids or piles, sufferers agree that they are nasty and often hurt.   You’re one of the lucky ones who’s never had ‘em? You can stop reading right now. Hemorrhoids are varicosities in the rectum.  They are normally painless but may bleed a...

FODMAPS

Experiencing digestive problems such as gas, abdominal pain, cramping, bloating, constipation or diarrhea?  You may be consuming something from a group of foods (FODMAPs) containing small carbohydrates (sugars)  that are not being adequately broken down in your small...