Recipes

Artificial Sweeteners vs. Monk Fruit vs. Stevia

By: Cat Ebeling, RN, MSN-PHN, co-author of the best-sellers:  The Fat Burning Kitchen, The Top 101 Foods that Fight Aging & The Diabetes Fix Consumers have been chasing low calorie sweeteners for years. In the past, most of the non-caloric artificial sweeteners (NAS) have been chemical concoctions with potentially serious health risks. A few we’ve had in the past couple of decades: Saccharin (SweetN’Low) …

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What’s the Deal with Bulletproof Coffee?

Today’s blog is republished from my friends at PaleoHacks, a leading publisher of daily health tips that I personally read every day. By Deanna Dorman, PaleoHacks.com In the Paleo community there has been a lot of buzz about “Bulletproof Coffee” and the almost magical amounts of energy it can provide. But is it really all it’s cracked up to be? …

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8 Low-Sugar SuperFood Cocktails

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If you want to enjoy some delicious alcohol cocktails while also staying healthy and as low-sugar as possible, we have some incredible recipes on this page that reduce the sugar as much as possible (most are even keto-friendly as long as you limit it to one per day), and include some superfood ingredients as well. Impress your friends and family …

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Natural DIY Cleaning Solutions for Your Home

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By: Cat Ebeling, RN, MSN-PHN, co-author of the best-sellers:  The Fat Burning Kitchen, The Top 101 Foods that Fight Aging & The Diabetes Fix Cleaning and disinfecting have become something that everyone is more aware of these days. Unfortunately, many cleaners and disinfectants are highly toxic to our bodies. Cleaning products contain a wide variety of harsh chemicals, including substances classified as Volatile Organic …

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Eleven Healthy Reasons to Use Baking Soda Every Day

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By: Cat Ebeling, RN, MSN-PHN, co-author of the best-sellers:  The Fat Burning Kitchen, The Top 101 Foods that Fight Aging & The Diabetes Fix I bet if you look in your kitchen cabinets, you probably have a box of baking soda, otherwise known as sodium bicarbonate, or sodium hydrogen carbonate. Baking soda is a longstanding formula of natural sodium ions and bicarbonate ions, that …

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The Truth About Non-Stick Pans

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By: Cat Ebeling, RN, MSN-PHN, co-author of the best-sellers:  The Fat Burning Kitchen, The Top 101 Foods that Fight Aging & The Diabetes Fix I was fortunate enough to get to spend some time in Baja Mexico this year. Although we stayed at nice homes with great kitchens, I was dismayed to find that most of the pans available to use were scratched up …

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5 Odd Uses for Honey

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By: Cat Ebeling, RN, MSN-PHN, co-author of the best-sellers:  The Fat Burning Kitchen, The Top 101 Foods that Fight Aging & The Diabetes Fix Honey has been a popular part of humans’ diet since hunter-gatherer days, as far back as 10,000 years ago. In fact, some researchers believed that primal man often ate large amounts of honey. Even today, some primitive tribes, like the …

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Five Health Benefits of Cardamom

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By: Cat Ebeling, RN, MSN-PHN, co-author of the best-sellers:  The Fat Burning Kitchen, The Top 101 Foods that Fight Aging & The Diabetes Fix If you’ve ever sipped on a warm chai or supped on a delicious Indian dinner, that exotic, tantalizing spice you’re tasting could be cardamom. Cardamom has a sweet, pungent flavor with a touch of light, floral, lemony sweetness. It’s often …

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9 Easy Ways To Make Your Coffee Healthier

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Today’s blog is republished from my friends at PaleoHacks, a leading publisher of daily health tips that I personally read every day. By Casey Thaler, PaleoHacks.com Coffee: since 54% of Americans over the age of 18 (1) drink this delicious beverage on a daily basis, some education on making coffee healthier is in order. Unfortunately, a large majority of coffee …

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Monkfruit–The Curiously Sweet, Low Calorie Natural Sweetener

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By: Cat Ebeling, RN, MSN-PHN, co-author of the best-sellers:  The Fat Burning Kitchen, The Top 101 Foods that Fight Aging & The Diabetes Fix You may have seen an interesting new ingredient on your healthy food products lately and have been wondering exactly what it is. Monk fruit, or lo han guo, is a small green melon from China with a very sweet taste—but …

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