Gluten Free Chocolate Molten Cake Recipe

Gluten Free Chocolate Molten Cake RecipeGluten Free Chocolate Molten Cake Recipe

I made gluten-free molten chocolate cupcake this weekend. The recipe calls for wheat, but I substituted gluten free flour instead. It was absolutely delicious!

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Serves: 10-12

Ingredients
1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
1 (4 ounces) 60% Cacao Bittersweet Chocolate Baking Bar
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
5 large eggs or 4 extra large, room temperature
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Pinch of salt
4 teaspoons gluten-free or all-purpose flour
10-12 foiled, baking cups

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Anti-Inflammatory Properties of Pineapple

Anti-Inflammatory Properties of PineappleAnti-Inflammatory Properties of Pineapple

Another natural anti-inflammatory food is bromelain. This is a protein-digesting enzyme, found naturally in pineapples. It can also be taken in supplement form, but eating fresh pineapple may also be helpful. Keep in mind that most of the bromelain is found within the core of the pineapple, so consider leaving a little of the pulpy core intact when consuming the fruit.

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Why are You Constipated?

Why are You Constipated?Why are You Constipated?

Nobody likes to talk  about constipation, yet the health of our bowels is pivotal to our overall health status. Anyone who has experienced constipation knows how uncomfortable it is…but could constipation be just the tip of the iceberg?

In this post we will look at what the dietary and lifestyle choices that lead to constipation as well as some ways to improve bowel health. Continue reading →

It’s Summertime — Time to go Outside!

It’s Summertime — Time to go Outside!It’s Summertime — Time to go Outside!

It’s the middle of summer, and the weather is beautiful here in New England. You should take some time off from your busy schedule to enjoy the outdoors, because, hey, the cold will be just around the corner before we know it.

Being outside in good weather not only brightens one’s mood, but it is proven to have many positive health benefits such as improving:

  • Heart health,
  • Memory,
  • The body’s Circadian rhythm,
  • Overall physical health.

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10 Common Foods That Contribute To Bloating + 6 Ways To Relieve It

10 Common Foods That Contribute To Bloating + 6 Ways To Relieve It10 Common Foods That Contribute To Bloating + 6 Ways To Relieve It

People often find that although they’re eating healthily, they continue to suffer from frequent stomach discomfort and ballooning. There’s nothing worse than puffing up after a delicious and healthy meal and ending up feeling like the Michelin Man on steroids.

Most gastroenterologists agree that, provided you’re not suffering from a medical condition, the likely cause of abdominal bloating is a build up of intestinal gas. Continue reading →

How To Eat Right For Your Thyroid

How To Eat Right For Your ThyroidHow To Eat Right For Your Thyroid

The thyroid is a small butterfly-shaped organ that sits at the front of the neck. It’s the primary regulator of the metabolism and has a huge impact on our endocrine function as a whole.

If you’re experiencing symptoms such as memory loss, sudden weight gain or a slowing down of all processes Continue reading →

Low Carb Vegetarian Protein Foods

Low Carb Vegetarian Protein FoodsLow Carb Vegetarian Protein Foods

Are you a vegetarian interested in reducing the carbohydrate in your diet?

Depending on what you’ve been eating before changing to a low carb (or lower-carb) diet, you may have to pay more attention to getting enough protein, as some of the usual sources of protein for vegetarians, such as whole grains, come with a pretty high load of glucose (starch is basically long chains of glucose).

If you eat eggs and/or dairy, getting enough protein isn’t difficult. Vegan folks will have to pay closer attention.

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30 Tips to Maintaining Your Weight

30 Tips to Maintaining Your Weight30 Tips to Maintaining Your Weight

Losing weight and keeping it off used to be a real struggle for me. I’ve dabbled in the South Beach Diet, Weight Watchers, The Zone, and Atkins. I went raw (and back), tried the Master Cleanse and once ate nothing but cabbage soup for a week.

Nothing ever worked long-term. Any weight I lost through dieting always returned, along with some extra pounds. After restricting my food choices for years, I also picked up an eating disorder and depression.

If only I’d known then that I was doomed to fail. According to nutrition expert Dr. Traci Mann, who has studied dieting for over 20 years and runs the Health and Eating Laboratory at the University of Minnesota, all weight loss programs are doomed to fail. Continue reading →

7 Ayurvedic Secrets For Healthy Digestion

7 Ayurvedic Secrets For Healthy Digestion7 Ayurvedic Secrets For Healthy Digestion

I had never heard of Ayurveda before, so I decided to dig a little deeper to find out what it was all about. It is one of the world’s oldest holistic (whole-body) healing systems. It was developed thousands of years ago in India. It is based on the belief that health and wellness depend on a delicate balance between the mind, body, and spirit. Continue reading →

11 Health Benefits of Onions

11 Health Benefits of Onions11 Health Benefits of Onions

I thought this article about onions was really interesting as I had no idea how many health benefits onions had.

It’s worth having a thing for onions regardless of how much they can make you cry. It’s one of the widely used and best culinary vegetables, any day, anytime! Whether cooked or raw, they are still good to go. Continue reading →

Coconut Oil for your Dog’s Health

Coconut Oil for your Dog’s HealthCoconut Oil for your Dog’s Health

My puppy Kirby had itchy skin for the longest time, and I didn’t  know why. I mentioned it to his veterinary and all he said was give him a little oil, so I decided to experiment and give him some coconut oil. Continue reading →

Gluten-Free, or not Gluten-Free… that is the Question

Gluten-Free, or not Gluten-Free… that is the QuestionGluten-Free, or not Gluten-Free… that is the Question

Maintaining a gluten-free diet can be essential to repairing your gut and lowering your inflammation if you have an intolerance to it. Continue reading →

All About Adaptogens: 5 Stress-Busting Herbs That Will Change Your Life

All About Adaptogens: 5 Stress-Busting Herbs That Will Change Your LifeAll About Adaptogens: 5 Stress-Busting Herbs That Will Change Your Life

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could just take a pill and all our worries would float away? While that might not be the case just yet, holistic health pro Elissa Goodman has a pretty close solution: adaptogens. These powerful plants are the closest thing to a “miracle cure” for stress that nature has to offer, lowering cortisol levels and giving your adrenals some much-needed TLC. Elissa and our friends at Food Matters fill us in on these stress-busing superfoods… Continue reading →

Do you attract Abundance in your Life?

Do you attract Abundance in your Life?Do you attract Abundance in your Life?

We all want to attract abundance in our lives. Continue reading →

The Gut and the Doorway to Disease

The Gut and the Doorway to DiseaseThe Gut and the Doorway to Disease

Two thousand years ago Hippocrates said that all disease begins in the gut. As it turns out, 21st century scientists are finding out that might be true. Continue reading →

Could you be Suffering from a Digestive Disorder?

Could you be Suffering from a Digestive Disorder?Could you be Suffering from a Digestive Disorder?

Millions of people are living with undiagnosed digestive disorders. There are some major signs to look out for which can indicate whether or not you may be suffering from a digestive disorder. Continue reading →

High-Fat Diets and your Gut Microbiota

High-Fat Diets and your Gut MicrobiotaHigh-Fat Diets and your Gut Microbiota

This recent study that was published in the Biological Psychiatry Journal showed that diets high in fat content produced changes in health and Continue reading →

Tips to Improving Your Digestion

Tips to Improving Your DigestionTips to Improving Your Digestion

Are you finding that your body is taking longer to digest after meals? Continue reading →