Month: February 2018

Are you getting ready for a work trip or vacation, but cold and flu season is still lingering in the air? If you're determined to leave the tissues behind and remain cold and flu free, you need to read these five tried and true methods of preventing cold and flu, while you travel. Read the full article for additional tips on boosting immunity before you even leave home.

How to Prevent Cold & Flu When you Travel

 Early next month, I’ll be seeing Mr. Straggler off on a 2-week work trip. He’s got a hectic schedule lined up, and with cold and flu season still lingering in the air we’re not taking any chances! While it’s pretty hard to avoid bumping shoulders in a crowded airport and in the confines of a packed airplane cabin, there are ways to prevent the inevitable ...Read More
Have you wanted to ditch gluten from your diet, but not sure where to start? This post explains all yuo need to know about transitioning to Gluten free, as well as seven of my top tips for making it as painless and easy as possible! With these tips for going gluten free you can start today! Read more @ stayathomestraggler.com

How to Transition to a Gluten Free Diet and 7 easy steps you can put in place today

  In my previous post about Why I Chose to Ditch the Gluten I share my personal health journey and how I went from being a bloated, lethargic mess to the happy individual I am today. And mostly because I decided to say goodbye to gluten. If you haven’t read my story, you can check it out here, along with more info and resources to help ...Read More
Even the most dedicated Gluten Free dieters have the occasional craving for breaded goods, cake or pizza. For moments like these, avoid the fake stuff and check out my best Gluten free bread recipes. They are super easy to make from scratch and absolutely delicious! See all recipes @ stayathomestraggler.com

6 of the Best Gluten Free Bread Recipes

  Let’s be honest, even the most dedicated gluten-free dieters have moments of weakness where a pizza, wrap or simply crackers with cheese never looked so good. For moments like this it’s best to save your cravings and make a healthier gluten-free version of whatever it is that’s got you drooling. Not only will you enjoy the meal more, you won’t have to suffer the consequences ...Read More
If you still think Gluten-free diets are just a fad, you need to read this! I share my personal struggle with digestive distress and how it all changed as soon as I ditched gluten, plus plenty of reasons why you should think about it too. Read more @ stayathomestraggler.com

Why I Chose to Ditch the Gluten…

...And why you should too! As part of my focus on health this month, I felt compelled to share the story of my very own personal health journey. In a nutshell, I went from being a bloated, lethargic mess to a vibrant, active individual and all thanks to my decision to banish wheat, and anything else containing gluten, from my diet forever. Whenever I tell ...Read More
Most people know what a coach is, but have no idea what is a Health Coach. Find out everything there is to know about Health Coaching, and how a Health Coach might be able to help you @ www.stayathomestraggler.com

What is Health Coaching?

And how a Health Coach could help you. This week is Health Coach week! Whenever I mention Health Coaching in conversation, I am often faced with a blank expression and an empty stare looking back at me. No hard feelings! While most people know what a coach is, they've probably never heard of a Health Coach before. As a Health Coach in training, I felt ...Read More
Meditation has been proved to offer a multitude of benefits, beyond just improved concentration, focus and stress reduction. Read all about the benefits of meditation, as well as my personal experience and three meditation apps you must try, especially for beginners. Read more @ stayathomestraggler.com

Meditation, and why you need to give it a go…

...Plus a closer look at three meditation apps, especially for beginners. A few posts ago I suggested Meditation as a fantastic investment of your time…but why? and what is meditation all about? Allow me to explain... My very first meditative experience was in High School, but it also doubled as a Religious Education class of sorts. Once we had all found our place on the floor, ...Read More
Read all the best of what I've been up to for January 2018 including getaway of the month, book recommendations, movies, recipes and more.

Monthly Roundup: January 2018

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” - Confucius This week I hit my second trimester of pregnancy. Along with the expected slowing down of things, add to the mix a couple of overnight international flights, cross-country bus journeys and a bunch of family catchups, and never before has this quote rung more true for me than today! Having ...Read More
This Cheesy cauliflower bake is full of cheesy goodness, and is an absolute breeze to prepare. Best of all it's completely gluten free! Check out the complete recipe @ stayathomestraggler.com

Cheesy Cauliflower Bake

  Cauliflower and cheese is indeed a winning combo, but that doesn’t mean it never gets boring. This cheesy, cauliflower bake is the same old dish revamped. You don’t even have to like cauliflower (I don't)! It tastes more like cheesy baked potatoes and frittata rolled into one. You can eat it as a side dish, use it in place of bread (just bake it ...Read More