Why is Wheat So Problematic?

It seems when man gets involved in trying to make things “better,” problems ensue. When this happens I am reminded of this scripture: There is a way which seems right to a man, but its end is the way of death, Proverbs 14:12. The following has happened to wheat: Extreme hybridization of wheat has changed it from a four foot high grass waving in the wind to 18 inches with 50% more gluten. Norman Borlaug received the Nobel Peace prize for his […]

Homemade Gluten-Free Cornbread

This was a tremendous hit with my family. I cooked it in a cast iron pan which gave it a rustic taste and look! Print out the Homemade Gluten-Free Cornbread recipe. What You Need: 1 cup non GMO cornmeal 1 cup gluten free flour mix 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup honey 1 cup coconut milk 1/2 cup coconut oil 2 large eggs Putting it Together: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease an 8 inch cast iron skillet or […]

What to Do When The Cold & Flu Gets You

Prevention is always the first line of defense when it comes to protection. However, if you haven’t planned for prevention as early as the summer, you may be a little behind the Eight Ball in terms of immunity.

Prevention is always the first line of defense when it comes to protection. However, if you haven’t planned for prevention as early as the summer, you may be a little behind the Eight Ball in terms of immunity. Here are Some Keys to Prevention Make sure you are getting adequate Vitamin D. The summer time is the best time to increase your D levels. Your ideal levels by blood test should be between 40-60. Stay away from sugar. We are […]

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s)

What is a GMO? A GMO (genetically modified organism) is the result of a laboratory process where genes from the DNA of one species are extracted and artificially forced into the genes of an unrelated plant or animal. The foreign genes may come from bacteria, viruses, insects, animals or even humans. Because this involves the transfer of genes, GMO’s are also known as “transgenic” organisms. This process may be called either Genetic Engineering (GE) or Genetic Modification (GM); they are […]

What is Epigenetics?

Epigenetics means above the gene. It is a study of changes in genetic activity that does not encompass changes to the genetic code Conrad Waddington (1905-1975) is often credited with coining the term Epigenetics in 1942 as “the branch of biology which studies the causal interactions between genes and their products, which bring the phenotype into being” (Source). When I first heard this term it screamed to me MERCY. Because “nutrients can reverse or change epigenetic phenomena. In recent years, epigenetics has […]

The Goodness of Grains

Unfortunately with the advent of the wildly popular Paleo Diet, God given grains have been vilified, outright rejected, and regarded as poison to the body. Why I do not like the Paleo Diet is for another blog,suffice it to say that we continually run ahead of God and His plan in saying that grains are no good. What is a complex carbohydrate? beans nuts vegetables rice, quinoa, millet, amaranth, buckwheat, etc., It is simple carbohydrates that are the true villain […]

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookie

This is a small batch of cookies that produces one dozen two inch cookies. Mix these dry ingredients in one bowl and set aside 1 cup of gluten free flour 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ginger 1/4 teaspoon allspice 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 cup old fashioned rolled oats Place these Ingredients in a bowl and beat until it is a creamy consistency. 1/4 cup coconut oil plus 1/8 butter softened 1/4 […]

Are PPI’s Really Helpful?

What is a PPI? A PPI is a Proton Pump Inhibitor and it is marketed under the names Prilosec, Prevacid, Aciphex, Protonix, and Nexium. They are designed to reduce stomach acid for symptoms of Gastric Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). The original design of these drugs was that they were to be used for a limited amount of time with dietary changes. However, they are one of the most widely prescribed drugs by medical doctors today, and, in some cases, it […]

Three Principles of Healthy Eating

I first read this book shortly after it was published and at the time I was still suffering with Lyme. I believe the information in this book was pivotal in my healing from Lyme Disease. Dr. Russell’s book on biblical nutrition created a major AHA moment for me, and as I continue to follow the guidelines of this book I remain very healthy. Dr. Rex Russell writes about Three Principles to healthy eating in his wonderful book What the Bible Says […]

Healthy Fats & Why They’re Good for Your

Genesis 45:18 and take your father and your households, and come to me, and I will give you the best of the land of Egypt, and you shall eat the fat of the land. Fat has been unnecessarily misaligned since the early 1980’s. Since the start of our “Low Fat Diet” craze our health has suffered, disease has increased and our weight has ballooned. Back in the early part of the last century (1900’s), the following was frequently recommended for […]