My kids are literally monkeys and love eating bananas so I am always buying bunches of them weekly. I purposely buy a bit extra so that they can ripen which makes them perfect for banana bread! I try baking with as little added sugar as possible so the ripe bananas really help to sweeten the banana bread and also gives it a lot of moisture! This bread is sweet, fluffy, delicious, easy to make and also happens to be grain-free, gluten-free, and oh so good! Continue reading “PALEO BANANA BREAD RECIPE”

TH17 & Autoimmunity

You probably have heard by now about the relationship between Th2 dominance and autoimmune disease. You may have also heard that too much inflammation leads to autoimmune disorders. But how does inflammation trigger tissue destruction? This article explains a bit about how the different parts of the immune system play a role in developing a chronic inflammatory condition and how imbalance within the immune system can lead to tissue destruction.  Continue reading “TH17 & Autoimmunity”

Sugar-Free, Gluten-free, Vegan Mini Lemon Tarts

Just because I am not following any type of diet currently, doesn’t mean I don’t want healthy desserts! I love desserts and love to eat something sweet frequently so the way I get around all the sugar is by making sugar-free desserts. I also find that having clean treats on hand prevent binges on junky foods that can cause inflammation.  Continue reading “Sugar-Free, Gluten-free, Vegan Mini Lemon Tarts”

Flourless Peanut Butter Blondies

These blondies are SO EASY to make and use ingredients you already have on hand. They don’t use any flour so they are naturally gluten free and they can be made sugar-free too! You can also use any nut butter of choice to make these delicious blondies fit into any diet you’re currently on. They taste so delicious and are chewy and  are so rich…. essentially everything you want a blondie square to be! Continue reading “Flourless Peanut Butter Blondies”