6 tips to stop emotional eating

6 Tips To Stop Emotional Eating - changing your relationship to food - it's all in your mind

It’s the end of a long day. End of a long week. I planned on getting some work done but am just ready to get into my pajamas and zone out on a funny movie. I change, wash the day off my face and take a deep breath. I have to walk through the kitchen … Read More

Gluten free peanut butter cookies

Recipe for Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies

If you’re looking for a quick gluten free treat, try these gluten free peanut butter cookies. Even if you don’t have a lot of baking experience, this recipe is totally accessible. With just four ingredients, they couldn’t be easier to make. These cookies are great to savor with a warm beverage on a chilly winter … Read More

Gluten Free Blueberry Donuts – Baked

Gluten Free Blueberry Donuts - Baked

Along my road back to health, I eliminated gluten from my diet. What Western Medicine will never tell you is that nearly 90% of the body’s serotonin is created in the gut—not the brain. That’s why drugs that target the serotonin levels in your brain are ineffective. And that’s how you end up on more … Read More

Chicken Rice Sweet Potato Stew

Chicken Rice Sweet Potato Stew

This time of year makes me crave wearing cozy sweaters, snuggling by the fire, and eating hearty foods. Our family has been gluten-free since 2009 and it has been an inspired ride creating gluten-free alternatives of our seasonal favorites. In addition to our meals being gluten-free, we also have a need to prepare fresh and … Read More

RECIPE: Delicious Gluten Free Apple Oat Muffins

Gluten Free Apple Muffins - no gluten, dairy, soy or processed sugar

There’s no gluten, dairy, soy or processed sugar in these gluten free apple muffins—but you’d never know it. You’re going to love them, and you won’t even believe how easy they are to make. In 2009, as I was embarking on the amazing journey of saving my life, I discovered that I had a sensitivity … Read More

RECIPE: Easy Gluten Free Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies From Scratch

Easy gluten free chocolate chip cookies

Who doesn’t love a chocolate chip cookie? I know I do. For a long time, a good gluten free version of this classic eluded me. Store bought gluten free chocolate chip cookies are loaded with so much processed sugar and starches that I’d almost be better off just eating the regular, non gluten-free stuff. The … Read More

Gluten-Free, Lactose-Free Baked Mac & Cheese

Gluten-Free, Lactose-Free Baked Mac & Cheese

This is all you need for baked gluten-free, lactose-free mac and cheese: Since my husband and I went gluten free four years ago, we were in search of pasta that wasn’t mushy, gross and actually tasted like pasta. We struck gold when we found Tinkyada brand pasta*. There are many varieties and shapes to choose … Read More

Ease Nerve Pain And Arthritis With One Simple Change To Your Diet

Nightshade vegetables and pain - Ease Arthritic pain with one simple change to your diet

Nightshade vegetables and pain About ten years ago, I dove into a hot and intense power yoga practice. I was also working hard at the gym, trying to reach my goal of losing eighty pounds. All of this relatively “new” movement seemed to constantly take a toll on my body. I had no idea about … Read More

Elephant Journal Blog: Finding Relief In Yoga, Not In Milkshakes

Finding Relief in Yoga, Not in Milkshakes - Cyndi Roberts

This blog was originally published on Elephant Journal on 12.20.13. “Finding Relief in Yoga, Not in Milkshakes” is about one of the many important realizations I had in yoga classes, and how the practice has helped me connect the dots of past decisions and behaviors (and their consequences) and move past them to a healthy, … Read More