Blog: SCD and Gluten Free Recipes: Pumpkin Pie

Blog: SCD and Gluten Free Recipes: Pumpkin Pie

[Tweet “SCD and Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie recipe! Share it.”]SCD and Gluten Free! Pumpkin Pie Recipe The holidays are on their way and with it, lots of temptations in the form of pies, sweets and the like. But, what if you could eat a lovely, delicious pie that was actually good for you? Well, now here is your chance. Our SCD maven, Julia Tinkham-Ray, OTR/L offers up her monthly recipe for your eating pleasure. ( Check out our blog archives for her yummy pumpkin soup!) Here is the recipe, let us know how you enjoy it. The filling: 2 cups cooked pumpkin ¼ cup coconut oil 1 cup honey ½ tsp vanilla 3 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp nutmeg 1/8 tsp cloves ¼ tsp ginger ½ tsp salt 2 egg yolks 4 egg whites Preheat oven to 350°F.  Blend all ingredients EXCEPT egg whites in food processor.  Beat

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What is Gluten? Why Go Gluten Free?

These days it is easier to go gluten free in your diet. Perhaps you are wondering what it is and why it can be a problem. Read on to learn more. Gluten is…. • A protein found in wheat, barley, rye, and many food additives. Gluten is often hidden in foods, which makes reading labels even more important. • These grains are particularly toxic to susceptible individuals due to their gliadin content, a polypeptide (chain of amino acids) contained in gluten.   Why is it a problem? • Gluten can create many behind the scenes symptoms that stress the body over a long period of time leading to weight gain, inflammation, digestive problems, and joint pain. Gluten strikes everyone differently. • People with chronic fatigue, adrenal insufficiency, and auto immune disorders have suppressed immune systems that create an inability to assimilate and digest these foods. • Like

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