Create (and Carry!) Your Personal Allergy First-Aid Kit By Julie Williamson Anyone with life-threatening (or potentially life-threatening) allergies should have a personal allergy first-aid kit on hand at all times. I use a low-profile cosmetic bag with a zip-around lid to house my kit, so all the items inside are easy to [...]
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Don’t Buy into EpiPen Price Gouging: There ARE Other Options By Julie Williamson If you’re an EpiPen-carrying allergy sufferer like I am – or you have family members or friends who fall into that camp – you’re probably already aware of the recent surge (and by “surge,” I mean astronomical, shameful price hiking) [...]
Julie's Slim-down Smoothie I wanted a good beach bod before summer hit. It's now August and here’s the deal: if I found myself on a beach right now, I’d be covered up with a chub camouflaging sarong. But wait! IT’S STILL SUMMER! There's still time to drop some pounds! I’m sharing my Slim-Down Smoothie [...]
Why This Farmer's Daughter Says 'No' to GMO By Julie Williamson I grew up in rural Northwestern Ohio, near the shores of Lake Erie, and lived in a home surrounded by soybean and wheat fields farmed by my father and grandfather. My sisters and I would (carefully) play in the towering rows of [...]
Intermittent Fasting: My Surprising Allergy Aid By Julie E. Williamson About five years ago, my husband and I read an article on the merits of intermittent fasting (IF) – the practice of restricting food intake during certain periods for the sake of improved health and wellness (including weight control, insulin [...]
Hawaii 5-OOOH! One Tasty Tropical Drink A Hawaiian getaway sounds like perfection, but we all don’t have the luxury of being jetted across the Atlantic on a whim to the land of leis, grass skirts and scintillating surf. With the help of my hubby, who happened to bartend at a beach club during his [...]
Summer Peach Salad with Peach Vinaigrette Dressing I love salads. I mean, really love them. But that wasn’t always the case. My mom, who could happily live on greens, has always made heaping bowlfuls of delicious, colorful salads for every family dinner, picnic, pool party, and more…and, without fail, she’d always sigh and frustratingly [...]
Sound Nutrition Isn’t One Size Fits All By Julie E. Williamson Nearly every time I log onto Pinterest or Facebook, or do nutrition-, food-, wellness- or allergy-related web searches, I stumble across posts, articles or infographics with some very strong directives: “EAT THESE HEALTH FOODS EVERY DAY!” “NEVER EAT THESE FOODS AGAIN!” “HAVE [...]
February 23, 2016 It's my birthday (I'll spare you the details of the digits -- and since I won't be eating any cake, there won't be any candles to count and throw me under the bus -- ha!). It's been a weird and sort of miserable last few days. I caught some crud (which is [...]
January 1, 2016 It's officially 2016 and I'm definitely feeling the strain/pain of easing up these past couple weeks on my normal eating routine. About 50 of the 52 weeks in the year, I'm pretty focused on what I can and can't eat...but I can't lie. Sometimes, I slip up, let my guard down and [...]