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May 23, 2012 19:27 pm - Posted by
Organic Butter Contrary to popular belief, butter (consumed in moderation) is a healthy saturated fat. Up until 70 years ago, butter was prized for its health benefits. Interestingly enough, as the consumption of butter decreased, the rate of heart disease has increased. Health conscious people are becoming aware of the health benefits of butter. Butter aids in the transportation and absorption of fat-soluble vitamins. It also helps lower the overall glycemic effect of carbohydrates, assisting in main
Nov 17, 2011 7:04 am - Posted by
All Natural Cookies and Ice Cream These healthy snacks can be found in many Whole Foods Markets, health food stores, specialty grocery stores, and online. Aunt Gussie's Sugar-Free Almond Biscotti Looking for a sugar-free snack? These spelt biscotti are a great choice. Not too sweet with a nice crunch. They have a delicate almond flavor and contain bits of hazelnut. Perfect to serve with tea or coffee. Ingredients: organic spelt flour (wheat), eggs, maltitol, non-GMO expeller-pressed canola oil, alm
Nov 17, 2011 6:37 am - Posted by
To prevent rancidity, whole grains should be stored in a cool place or refrigerated and used within a few months from time of purchase. Spelt Flour An ancient cousin to modern wheat, spelt is rich in nutrients. This robust, nutty flavored flour offers an excellent source of fiber, complete protein, and complex carbohydrates, as well as B vitamins and minerals. The gluten composition in spelt is more fragile than that found in wheat, so it is more easily digested.  Many people with allergies or sensi
Nov 09, 2011 8:47 am - Posted by
Organic Preferred Locally grown when organic is not possible Whole Grains and Corn Easy Swaps Breads, crackers and pasta - whole wheat or stoneground whole wheat Whole rolled oats Brown rice and brown rice blends Spelt bread, cold cereals, and pasta GMO-free corn, cold c
Nov 09, 2011 5:48 am - Posted by
Palm Sugar Palm sugar is one of the newer natural sweeteners. It is sometimes referred to as coconut palm sugar or coconut sugar and is a healthy, wholesome sweetener that is naturally low-glycemic (GI 35) making it an ideal sugar substitute. High in vitamins, minerals and amino acids, organic evaporated palm sugar provides energy and nutrients for your well being. Produced in Indonesia, where it is harvested from the nectar of coconut palm trees, palm sugar looks like brown sugar and has a similar ca