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DIY Bisquick. No chemicals or hydrogenated fat. I'm going to try it with coconut oil and whole wheat pastry flour instead. 2 C flour 1 t. baking powder 1 t. sugar 1/2 t. salt 1 stick of butter Combine all ingredients, cut in the butter with a food processor or a pastry cutter and store in the refrigerator up to 4 months. A single recipe fits a quart jar very nicely.

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14 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Take Advice from a Traditionally Trained Nutritionist

NOT GOOD = FALSE: “Polyunsaturated Fats Lower Cholesterol and Reduce Heart Disease Risk.” There are two types of polyunsaturated fats, Omega-3 and Omega-6. It is true that Omega-3s reduce the risk of heart disease, but the same is not true for the Omega-6s. Even though the Omega-6s (soybean oil, corn oil, etc.) can lower cholesterol, the studies show that they actually increase the risk of heart disease. #transfats

from Cupcake Project

How to Make White Chocolate in Less Than 5 Minutes

How to make your own white chocolate. The REAL kind with cocoa butter, not hydrogenated fats.

from Wry Toast

Sweet Onion Galette

Sweet Onion Galette! a beautifully presented, delicious side dish perfect for #Thanksgiving :)


Click here to learn what a FrankFat is and why you should avoid it at all costs. Food is medicine!


There’s no question that pancakes are one of the most popular foods all over America. In fact, you can hardly imagine a breakfast table without a stack of pancakes. Now, we may really enjoy this staple for the breakfast menu, however, store-bought pancake mixtures are loaded with processed sugar, bleached white flour, gluten, hydrogenated fats …

A vegan and a gluten free dessert or snack with no added oil or hydrogenated fats. Fistkieh bars are simply made with raw, shelled toasted peanuts and sugar syrup to bind the nuts together. These sticky bars can be easily found in almost all oriental sweet shops in Lebanon and there are so many options – sesame seeds, almonds, pistachios and cashews – but my favorite ones are the sesame and peanuts bars!

Everyone loves pancakes, in America they are somewhat of a staple food in most households. While pancakes are great for breakfast the commercial pancake mixes however are loaded with processed sugar, gluten, hydrogenated fats and bleached white flour. You can avoid commercial pancake mixes by making your own pancakes at home today involving the use …

One of the best tasting protein bars out there (for the amount of protein vs carbs- the higher the carb content the tastier they are). If you are wondering which one to try (because I've practically tried every protein bar out there), the plain cholcoalte (shown) is very good and so is the Mint Chocolate. Hubbies favorite is the Peanut Butter. 20g protein, low glycemic, no trans or partially hydrogenated fats plus 23 vitamins and minerals. It is very filling too. These are to be used as…

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10 Rules For A Healthy Low-Carb Diet

Avoid hydrogenated fats…