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10-Day Detox for Autism & ADHD

I could feel it coming. We had visitors in town, the twins had two birthday parties, and then Valentine’s day came. All of this celebration led to a gross overindulgence of sugar and screens. By Valentine’s Day, we were cranky, wired, over-tired, undernourished, overstimulated and sliding frantically down a slippery slope. Screens and sugar &#8211…

End of the School Year Traditions

Traditions are an important part of life. When I was little, my mom started an end of the school year tradition with me that I loved dearly and still appreciate today. She would take me out to lunch after the last day of school. Usually it was A & W to get a root beer float and I remember those…

Eat Clean and Gluten-Free on a Limited Budget

Hey there, You know we eat crazy here in the Rinna home – we eat clean and gluten-free among other things. But did you know I strive to be thrifty? I used to sweat in the check out line – no joke – when I was first diagnosed with Celiac. My body would go into fight-or-flight mode…

Gluten, Dairy & Refined Sugar-Free Banana Bread

Banana bread is one of those simple pleasures in life. When I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease, it was one of the first baked goods I learned to make and I’m so glad I did. After much tweaking, I have been able to accommodate all of our other diet changes since my diagnosis; I give to you a…

Gluten-Free Corned Beef & Swiss for St. Patrick’s Day

There’s something so special to me about St. Patrick’s Day.  I could say  it has something to do with my Irish heritage but it’s not like I was born in Ireland or have any immediate family who was.  For me, it has more to do with the fact that somehow, some major life events…