6 Easy Swaps to Make Any Treat Recipe Healthy

healthy chocolate baking ingredients for treat recipe

You want to honor your body with good, healthy food, right? You want the energy, the ideal weight, bright eyes and glowing skin that you know comes from ditching a processed diet, in favor of whole foods. You also want . . . TREATS! You want your mom’s peanut butter cookies, your favorite chocolate cake,…

Should I go gluten-free?

One of the latest food fads is the “gluten-free” craze. Should we follow this, or is it a pointless fad? Should we keep eating wheat, which the Bible refers to as the “staff of life”? What if you love bread? Are “gluten-free” foods worth your money? How do you avoid gluten? After 20 years of…

Reflecting on nutrition, food storage, and hard economic times

What a year this has been.   The much-predicted failure of  American investment banking  has come to pass,  our nation’s net worth has plummeted precipitously, and we’ve started into what promises to be a long recession.   I just came across this quote by a wise man named Joseph Smith, from 175 years ago: “Our…

Good, Better, Best . . . Part III

I have more stuff to say (and photos to blog) about traveling and eating right, but by request, I interrupt: Dear GreenSmoothieGirl, will you please continue the good, better, best discussion, specifically covering pasta, seasonings, nut butters, and fats? Pasta: white-flour pasta doesn’t belong in the kitchen of a health-conscious cook. The more coarsely you…