Archive | September, 2011


Great Medical Apps for Your Smart Phone

What apps are on your smart phone?  Angry Birds? Facebook? Kindle?  Today’s apps are getting more sophisticated and moving into new areas such as healthcare. Here are a few of our favorite medical apps that can help you manage your healthcare and make you feel better! iHealth turns your iPod touch, iPhone and iPad into […]

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Blonde Chocolate Brownies

Ingredients 2 1/2 cups gluten-free flour mix 1/2 tsp + 1/8 tsp xanthan gum 1 TB double-acting baking powder 1 tsp salt 3/4 C coconut oil 3/4 C agave 1/8 – 1/4 C Molasses 2 tsp vanilla extract 1 1/2 tsp Ener-G egg replacer mixed with 3 TB rice milk 6 oz chopped vegan chocolate bar […]

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Food Allergies Making Your Child Feel Different?

School is back in session and young students who have to deal with food allergies in the classroom, lunchroom and playground often feel different.  Here are some of our favorite books that might make a difference! Food Allergies and Me by Juniper Skinner follows a day in the life of Jack, an allergic child.  From […]

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Gluten Free Chocolate Brownies

Ingredients 1 cup gluten-free flour blend 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa (not Dutch) 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum 1/3 cup butter or margarine (melted) Can substitute coconut oil 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 large egg (Can leave out completely. Brownies will be chewier and still […]

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Vegan Brownies

Ingredients 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 2 cups white sugar 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup vanilla soy milk 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup applesauce 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 25-30 minutes Preparation Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a […]

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5 Tips to Get the Most From Your Doctor Visit

1. Create a medical profile and keep it up to date. Having your health information organized and handy will make sharing your medical history much easier. Include contact information for all your doctors, insurance details, dates of any surgeries or hospitalizations, a list of allergies, medications, herb or supplements you take (including frequency and dosage), […]

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