Written by wise mama Crystal of Owl Heart There are many benefits of eliminating gluten from your diet, but it can be hard to know where to begin. Time and time again I am told, "Oh I could never go gluten-free, it would be so hard." To which my response is always, "It takes time to get used to but as you go it gets really easy." The next thing I receive often is the question of which gluten-free products I like, or ways to replace different glutenous options. Going gluten-free was … [Read more...] about Guest Post: Gluten-Free: It’s an Evolution
I never used to enjoy baking, because I wasn't comfortable with using white/wheat flour or refined sugar, and I wasn't sure what alternatives were available. But ever since I discovered almond, coconut, chickpea, etc. flours and figured out how to bake with alternative sweeteners like maple syrup and raw honey, I've been obsessed with creating healthy treats! Gluten-free flours made from almonds, coconut, or chickpeas are especially good because they pack a lot of protein, which is great for … [Read more...] about Chocolate Muffins (Gluten-Free and Refined Sugar-Free)
I made these easy, grain-free, organic brownies on my recent healthy baking craze! I love having baked goods around, and ever since discovering gluten-free flours like almond and coconut, as well as alternative sweeteners, I can do so without worrying about the effects of gluten or sugar on my child. I altered the recipe found on the package of Let's Do Organic coconut flour. I replaced the cane sugar with coconut crystals-- if you haven't tried this sweetener yet, you must! The crystals … [Read more...] about Simple, Gluten-Free, Naturally Sweetened Brownies!