How to Control Gestational Diabetes Naturally

*** I am not a doctor or a medical professional. Please contact your doctor or midwife for approval before trying to change your diet, exercise program or lifestyle. This is just what I did that worked for me and my pregnancies. This isn’t intended to diagnose, treat, or cure a medical condition.

Pregnancy is such a wonderful, joyous time. You are growing a human being inside you, what could be more special?

Then you go to your 27 weeks appointment and they tell you that you have gestational diabetes… read more

Holy Avocados, Batman!!!

Avocados are considered a superfood these days.

They are a pretty mighty little fruit when you eat them.

Avocados (Persea americana) Français : Avocats...

Avocados (Persea americana) Français : Avocats (Persea americana) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I love avocados on salads, on sandwiches, with mexican food and now just recently have learned they are great in a smoothie! Recipes for smoothies here.

From Mercola.com: Avocados can protect you from liver damage. Rats who were fed avocados during a study and injected with a substance that causes liver damage were reported to have the least amount of damage as compared to rats fed other fruits. read more

White bean Vanilla Cake – From the Modern Alternative Mama

When we were getting closer to Aidalyn’s birthday party, I knew I didn’t want her to have a “typical” birthday cake loaded with processed sugar and non-nutrients. I did a lot of digging. I wanted something that was grain free but didn’t have a lot of hard to find ingredients. I found this to be easy and very tasty too! I ended up making a cream cheese frosting with just a block of cream cheese mixed some milk to make it smooth. I may have sweetened it with a touch of agave nectar. Sophie and Aidalyn seemed to approve! read more