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Say hello to Coconut Palm Sugar, GI of 35 A natural sweetener that has a similar sweetness level to cane sugar, you can use it in baking in a 1:1 ratio for regular sugar or brown sugar. With its slightly caramel flavor, it substitutes great in crumble toppings, cakes, muffins, pies, crisps, cookies – I…(Read More)

How is Sugar Linked to Heart Disease? What happens to unburned calories? They turn to fat. What processes glucose and fat? The liver. What happens when the liver is overworked, stressed, or has too much unhealthy fat to process? Your LDL’s rise (bad cholesterol). Toxic sugar. That’s an oversimplification of the process, but…(Read More)

“All American Pancakes” Make a Good First Step to Healthy Pancakes Here’s Jamie Oliver’s recipe for “healthy pancakes:” 1 cup all-purpose flour 1½ teaspoons baking powder ¼ teaspoon salt 1 cup 1% milk 1 egg, beaten 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon melted butter A good start, this recipe eliminates oil and sugar. It…(Read More)

You Don’t Need to Add Sugar to Applesauce Why? Because sugar is a way to cover up lack of flavor. When food is tasty, natural sweetness sings. Chuck your sugar out the window – it’s not needed here. My nephew houses this applesauce. He will eat 3-4 servings. As will my husband, brother…(Read More)

Have Your Cocoa and Drink it Too Yum doesn’t mean bad fat and sugar. It means flavor. In a meal or a drink. Two rules for this healthy hot cocoa recipe: You must be a chocolate lover You must use high-quality, dark, unsweetened cocoa I get mine from King Arthur Flour, Double Dutch…(Read More)

 A High Protein Breakfast or Snack in Minutes You can toss these ingredients in a food processor and have a complete meal or snack in no time. Easy. Fast. Yummy. Top with a high fiber granola, nuts, flax seed, and more fruit if you want. Can’t beat it. Quick High Protein Yogurt   Print…(Read More)

A Healthy, Easy Ketchup Recipe with a Kick! Everyone who tastes this ketchup loves it. Subtle spice, packed with flavor, it adds to any meal, especially when you cut fat. You need to add flavor to satisfy your palate. I top my healthy chicken meatloaf with it, use it on low fat burgers (try my…(Read More)

Need a dairy-free fudge sauce recipe? Look no further. This recipe is low fat, low glycemic and vegan. You will be a hero bringing this fudge sauce with strawberries to a party or picnic. It’s a great topping on numerous desserts, from various cakes to ice creams, peanut butter pies, and raspberry tarts…(Read More)

Fast, Healthful, Delicious – What Could Be More Refreshing? For a couple of minutes of work this ginger green tea recipe requires, you dramatically reduce the amount of sugar you consume in your beverages, pack in your flavor, and gain numerous health benefits from some stunning teas. How do you not try it??? Ginger Green…(Read More)