Monthly Archives: August 2013

Grapeseed Oil

There are two primary uses for grapeseed oil: cosmetics and cooking.  When purchasing grapeseed oil to use in food, make sure that it is clearly marked as food grade.  Some cosmetic grapeseed oils are stabilized with chemicals which could be … Continue reading

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Food Additives and Their Affects On Us

  Diacetyle, an ingredient in popcorn responsible for its buttery flavor and smell may be linked Alzheimer’s disease. Also found in margarines, snacks, candies Best to buy organic popcorn, which I use. Avoid Artificial Food Dyes, they are linked to … Continue reading

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Coconut Oil

              Unrefined coconut oil is a non-hydrogenated, cholesterol free and trans-fat free product.  It is rich in medium-chain fatty acids, which are broken down efficiently by the body, providing an immediate source of energy.  This … Continue reading

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Frankenmeat

  The Dutch recently introduced meat that was grown in a science lab for what they say is way to grow meat without having to raise and kill livestock, which in turn would head off a looming food crisis.  The … Continue reading

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Let’s Do Organic Corn Starch

  Last week, I posted a pic of chocolate syrup that I made. Actually it ended up being so thick that I could no longer call it “syrup,” more like “topping.” It turned out wonderfully delicious. The only problem was … Continue reading

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Grapes

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Homemade Cleaning Products

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