As the daylight decreases many people experience "Winter Blues" and just don't know what to do to stop them. Low vitamin D production may be part of the problem. Here's some helpful suggestions.
When you love to camp and travel but want some of the amenities while staying within your budget, building your own conversion van can be just the answer you are looking for.
Combine cream cheese, blueberries, stevia and pecans for the most delicious diabetic, creamy cheesecake with a crunch. Only takes 5 minutes. One more ingredient thickens it and adds more nutrition.
Sweet, Spicy, Fragrant Ginger Snaps that are sugar free, grain free, gluten free and delicious. Wonderfully soothing for the stomach and anti inflammatory, too. A low calorie treat for anytime of day.
Cinnamon may help control blood-sugar levels in diabetics. Why not have a great sweet cinnamon treat to enjoy which is sugar free, gluten free and grain free just in case the studies are right?
Chocolate snaps perfect for diabetics, and people who are gluten free and grain free. Satisfies sweet chocolate cravings quickly without sugar. Quick and easy to make with just a few ingredients.
Totally gluten free for two years with tremendous health improvements. Still a few minor problems showing up when eating some other grains. Time to try going completely grain free. See how and why.
Brownies full of healthy fats from avocados, nuts and eggs. They're gluten free, grain free, sugar free, high protein, low carb and delicious. Perfect for diabetic, gluten-free and low-carb diets.
Are you diabetic and gluten free? Commercial products have high-glycemic starches that raise blood levels as much as sugar. Using nut flours instead, increases the protein and eliminate the starches.
When you have no one to play tennis with and don't have the time to get to a tennis court to practice against a wall, if they have one, here's the perfect solution. It is a little tricky at first.
Grain free foods are hard to find. Food producers are marketting gluten-free foods loaded with high-glycemic grains to replace wheat. Watching your weight and sugar intake? Here's a better choice.
I love pumpkin pie any time of year. I've never been a real crust fan so this crust-less pumpkin pie is perfect. It is gluten and sugar free and tastes like the real thing. Easy to make, too.
Perfect grain and sugar-free recipe satisfies a chocolate craving in a hurry. 3 minutes to mix and cook it in the microwave. Add nuts and you have your sweet chocolate and crunch, too.
Miss having breads because of being gluten and grain free? Here is a garlic cheese biscuit that can double as a sandwich that will make you forget you every liked mushy white bread.
For a quick chocolate fix, whip up instant chocolate pudding with pecans that is gluten, grain and sugar free and is full of healthy, satisfying fats. It is crunchy, creamy and delicious.
Love pasta but can't eat grains or gluten? Fettuccine makes a great low carb substitute that fills cravings for pasta under sauces without the carbohydrates and gluten. Easy to make with this slicer.
When I realized I had gluten sensitivity with health problems, I went on a search for gluten-free cookbooks that were grain free, sugar free , low carb and quick and easy. Here's some I found.
Are you plagued with auto-immune problems? Going grain free and gluten free has been a life-saving experience for me. Here's help for you to try it a day at a time. The health benefits or amazing.
Being grain free and gluten free has been a challenge when it comes to making a pizza crust that satisfies my craving for it. Believe it or not, cauliflower made a very tasty crust that is low carb.
Grain-free and sugar-free no-bake cookies perfect for satisfying your cravings without spiking your blood sugar. They are chocolate cookies rich in protein, healthy fats and lots of fiber.
Craving a stack of great tasting pancakes, but they have to be gluten free, low carb and sugar free. Here's my easy recipe for you to make up in 3 minute. They are made with nut flours but no dairy.
I just upgraded to Painter 2015 and love it even more. All the features of X3, but even more user friendly. I demonstrate some of the features you will find in both Painter X3 and 2015.
Are you diabetic or gluten intolerant and want to enjoy quick, easy, homemade chocolate candy where you control the ingredients? Naturally sweetened with Stevia and fruit.
Is painting clouds one of your favorite things to do or most challenging to do? Nature has provided us with an unending assortment of potential cloud paintings. Here's a "How To" to help inspire you.
Need help achieving effective atmospheric perspective in you paintings to create the feeling of depth. This Hub talks about how to do it and gives you an exercise to try to improve your skill.
The focal point is the center of attention in paintings and photography. How do you get all eyes to travel to the most important point in the painting? Here are some tips that should help.
Being gluten sensitive was a little frightening at first. The Wheat Belly Cookbook has taken all that fear out. Loads of great recipes and guidelines. This is my journey over the past 20 month.
How to make your artwork magnetic business cards. Sell them as a refrigerator magnet, give them away as a business card or as a sample reminder for someone considering buying a larger print.
Are you diabetic looking for a quick, but healthy treat to satisfying a craving? How do no-bake chocolate oatmeal cookies sound? Swap out the oats for quinoa flakes and they are gluten free.
Here is a great side dish or snack that is healthy, crunchy, low carb and gluten and sugar free. Perfect bring-your-own dish at group gathering. Satisfies cravings if you are restricting your diet.
As an artist and photographer, do you always have you camera with you? It is invaluable for capturing many great reference photos for paintings. Here's a few places to go for great photography scenes.
When you bring a pet into your family, you take on the responsibility of providing the best for it. Here are 5 of the things I have gotten for my kitten to help him grow up healthy and happy.
Should a cat be an indoor or outdoor cat. I opted for indoor since there are many hazards around my home, especially predators. I'll show you a few adjustment I made to keep my cat happy and healthy.
Love painting, but have a lot of allergies to the paints? My solution has been to switch to digital painting. See demonstrations on how to use all your traditional techniques and more, allergy free.
Reference Photos for painting landscapes are a must for me. They are for reference only, though, and you will be amazed at how a photo was changed to a completely different landscape painting.
Is chocolate fudge your downfall? Now you can have it without artificial sweeteners or grains that spike your blood sugar. It is easy to make and you can customize it to your liking.
Did you know some ice creams contain gluten? Boy was I surprised. I am sensitive to gluten and am diabetic, so I avoid grains, gluten and refined sugar. Yonana is the perfect answer for me and you.
Do you need to make a revision to a painting with a different medium? Here are steps I took to revise an acrylic painting using water-soluble oils for making smoother, less noticeable changes.
September 11, 2001 was a sad time. In 2013 I started a painting with no idea it would become "Remembering 9-11." Emotions drove my brush to produce this realistic abstract of the Twin Towers
Where do you start to painting a landscape? Plan it out using a limited gray scale of three values. Gives you flexibility to adjust composition, create interesting shapes, and establish tonal values.
Water-Soluble-Oils have come to the rescue of people who love to paint with oils but are allergic to many of the components of traditional oil painting. Here's some help to make the transition easier.
Drawing can be a challenge especially if you are trying to have good perspective in landscapes or when you are trying to draw animals. Here's how you can make it easier by drawing with a grid.
Painting landscapes successfully is a learning process. I learn best through visual means. So, I have shown things that will help you succeed and also provided some videos to help you learn.
Tips for dealing with problem areas in your painting. We all have them and get frustrated trying to correct them. Here are a few ideas that I have found that helped me and might be of use to you.
Having problems mixing colors when you paint? Understanding color theory will simplify color mixing for you. We start with the basics and move to the more complex including some video demonstrations.
Looking for ways to improve your sales at Arts and Craft Fairs? I've put together some things that helped me increase sales of my art work. The suggestions can be applied to all different products.