Maui Sugar Shop – It’s Epic

Tweet No matter where you live, or where you stay, on Maui you have got to shake a tail feather and make your way to Maui Sugar Shop. Located in Lahaina, this adorable bakery serves up astoundingly delicious baked goods and sweets. Go ahead and throw away any food guilt you may have before coming in because you won’t need it. Cynthia and Zane Monteleone are proud to bake not only gluten-free, but organic, non-GMO, soy-free, artificial dye-free, and many times vegan, bakery items from their infamous whoopee pies to Read More …

Product Review: Jeff’s Naturals

TweetOlives. It seems like people either love them, or hate them. Yet, I seem to fall somewhere in the middle. For most of my life I have despised olives. They just tasted so wrong to me. Especially the green ones. Yet, in the last couple of years I have taken a minor liking to kalamata olive tapenade. It seemed like it was probably the only way I’d like olives. Then I tried Jeff’s Naturals kalamata olives. I randomly saw this line of certified gluten free products on the shelf as Read More …

Nature’s Path Organic Honey Almond Granola

Tweet  “It’s oatmeal cookies.” That’s what Devin said to me after he had his first bite of this new gluten free granola by Nature’s Path. While attending a demonstration of a line of essential oils, I met a young woman who represents multiple natural and organic food companies through a local firm. I mentioned my blog, and she said that she had two samples for me in her car from Nature’s Path. The first is this Honey Almond Granola with Chia. I have to say, it’s mighty addictive. I could Read More …

No Time, No Worries

TweetIt seems to me that the majority of Americans, and many people around the world, don’t have the time, or energy, to whip up a gourmet dinner every night of the week. Am I right? Well, in case I am here’s a post about how I get around the problems of lacking time and energy to crank out satisfying, healthful food for three meals a day, seven days a week. Being gluten free, I do have to make most of my meals from scratch. Sure, there are some great ready Read More …

Labeling Laws and Product Warning

TweetIn a globalized world where products cross vast oceans, and millions of people deal with food allergies and diet mediated diseases everyday, it would make sense for there to be some sort of universal labeling laws on food and drugs. Yet, we don’t live in a world where that is the case. We live in a world where nation by nation we set our own standards on what is safe, and what is not. This does make sense as well, because some nations may wish to set higher standards than Read More …