Eczema Diet Part 4… Chickpea Cookies

It has been a while since I started the eczema. I do have to say it is pretty tough especially when food is so good. I still have to learn to say no!  Lately I have been craving sweets.  I have a major sweet tooth and thought that it had something to do with Candida…

Beef Barley Soup in a Slow Cooker!

Having just discovered that my rice cooker was also a slow cooker, I decided to experiment. My favourite soup is beef barley but it does take a lot of time if it is made from scratch. The meat needs to be boiled down to make it tender and the barley needs to cook till its…

Eczema Diet Part 3…. Homemade Kimchi and Sour Beets

Going on this eczema diet has been bad and good.  The down side to this detox is going out with friends.  Most restaurants do not cater to the food sensitive folks.  Yes a lot of restaurants have gluten free foods, but to compensate for the lack of taste, they may add cheese, sugar or eggs. …

Eat Like a Dragon Boat Paddler

  Being an athlete isn’t just about the training and keeping fit. Its also about your diet. There are many things to consider when you finish a work out. Protein to repair muscles, fluids to replenish what you loss and of course carbohydrates to replace the fuel you used. Here’s a meal I love after…

Coconut Butter: A recipe easy enough for a dog.

Coconut butter with special guest Mocha Coconut is not only yummy it is good for you.  It contains anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal properties. I usually take a heaping tablespoon of oil when I feel a cold coming.  I have also put coconut oil on my cold sore to heal it faster. Coconut oil is great…