Cinnamon rolls are another food I have gone without for a long time. How could we make cinnamon rolls without sugar? We have not eaten refined sugar in over 6 1/2 years. As I get braver and experiment more, I am finding ways to make our favorite treats that fit within our whole foods diet.
When my oldest son was in elementary school he would sometimes buy school breakfast. A side note: I did not know he was doing this for a long time. He would eat breakfast at home, then go to school and eat their breakfast if it was good. I would ask him why the lunch money was going so fast, and then finally the school asked me if I knew that he was eating breakfast at school. So funny what kids will do.
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I want to talk a minute about the food we eat and nutrition. There are so many “diets” out there. You hear eggs are good for you. No, eggs are not good for you. Gluten free is the way to go. Grains are healthy. Meat is unhealthy. Butter is good. Butter is not good for you. We can go on and on with the things we hear and the contradictions we hear.
This is how I feel about nutrition and the food you eat. First, is it natural or man made? Anything natural is good for you as long as it has not been altered or processed. Basically, is it in it’s whole form.
I have fibromyalgia and arthritis. I have been able to put it in remission for over 6 years. You can read about how I started on this path here.
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I have been making homemade bread off and on for 29 years. There are a lot of recipes out there for homemade bread. I will say I am kind of picky when it comes to bread. This recipe is SO GOOD! My children have sold it to raise money for church camps. I have made it for Christmas gifts. It has never disappointed.
Our friends and family know we eat healthy. When we eat in a public setting like family reunions, church functions, etc. the first thing people try to do is steer us towards the gluten-free dishes. Gluten is not bad for you unless, of course, you are allergic to it. We love gluten! Is what we do not eat is white flour. White flour has been processed and all nutrients have been taken out then some have been added back in.
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