No-Knead sourdough bread recipe 🍞

A loaf of sourdough bread fresh out of the oven

As a gout sufferer, I limit my simple or “bad” carbs, but sometimes I get serious cravings for delicious bread. So when I do give in to my desires, sourdough bread is what I want. But I am not going to spend all day kneading and doing unique folds etc. Props to the folks who put that much love and care into bread; it’s just not for me.

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Simple sugar-free poppyseed salad dressing

Salad on a plate with a fork holding some of the salad.

I have slowly started to eat more and more salads. But eating the same old salad all of the time can get very boring. To keep it from getting boring, we need to change things up. Adding different ingredients can definitely help. Changing the dressing to this sugar-free poppyseed dressing is game-changing.

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Your Guide to Purine-Rich Foods

Steak and Asparagus on a plate. This is a pin for Pinterest

Are you one of the millions of people who, like me, suffer from gout? If yes, you certainly know the pain caused by consuming purine-rich foods. Did you know that gout is a form of arthritis and is characterized by sudden and sharp bouts of pain, redness, swelling, and tenderness in your joints? We can define gout as a medical condition in which were not able to filter excess uric acid. This causes a buildup of uric acid in our bodies. It is worth noting that this can result in extreme and sudden pain in your joints due to uric acid, crystal deposits.

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Ten Foods to avoid with gout

Pork poutine in a to go container
A gout attack in a To Go container

In the last three years, I have managed only to have one bad gout attack. Along with a few small ones thrown in for good measure. This was mostly the result of maintaining a proper diet. This year I did start seeing a Rheumatologist for help with Gout and Rheumatoid arthritis. If you’re on the fence about seeing a Rheumatologist, I highly recommend doing so.

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Easy kong-guksu recipe🍜

Small thin noodles in soy milk soup in a bowl.

Kong-guksu or Korean thin noodles in soy milk soup is a delicious and refreshing way to cool off in the hot summertime. But making soy milk takes a long time and lots of work to make. So the dish is usually consumed outside of the home. This recipe is a hack to quickly and easily make a dish almost as good as what you would buy in the markets. This recipe can be made in about thirty minutes.

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Healthy chicken and broccoli stir fry recipe 🥦

Finished chicken and broccoli in a bowl on a table.

Recently, a family member requested a sugar-free stir fry sauce. One household member has diabetes, and one has gout, so of course, I fulfilled their request. What I came up with was a healthy chicken recipe. This healthier version of chicken and broccoli is low on the glycemic index, with only eight net grams of carbs and four ounces of chicken per serving, making it both diabetic and gout-friendly. Best of all, it tastes pretty good.

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