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There is absolutely nothing healthy or beneficial about sweetened condensed milk. Sadly, this is true even if it is made from grassfed organic milk. Watch out for the many recipes and videos on how to make sweetened condensed milk at home. Without exception, these methods are best avoided. Here are the unsolvable problems with this heavily processed food: …

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My paternal Grandmother wasn’t much of a cook but, boy oh boy, could she ever bake! I was fortunate that Grandma and Grandpa lived about a half mile down the road from my parent’s home. Grandma would start her Christmas baking right after Thanksgiving each year, churning out batch after batch of all sorts of holiday …

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It’s Friday afternoon.  You’ve just looked at the calendar and suddenly realized that your good friends of many years are coming over to dinner and they are (gasp) vegetarian! No worries.  Just serve a nice veggie stir fry cooked in ghee or expeller pressed coconut oil and whip up creme brulee for dessert. You won’t …

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Have you noticed that healthfood stores in recent months seem to be carrying an ever increasing variety of snack chips?   In addition to the typical potato and corn chips, I’ve noticed taro chips, black bean chips, and even chips made from chickpeas!   My grocery store is also getting into the action with a …

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So there I was, standing in line at the grocery store. Ho-hum. The elderly gentleman in front of me was obviously a bit bored with the long line too because he turned around and started to examine what was in my shopping cart. What was in my cart, you ask? Sarah The Healthy Home Economist …

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My friend Chris Giordano, who devised this creative recipe, is well known around town for her delectable carrot cake. It is her baking specialty. Then, she was diagnosed with Celiac and could no longer consume gluten.   So, she got creative and devised this gluten free carrot cake that her family swears tastes exactly the same …

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This recipe for devils food cake makes for an absolutely sensational birthday treat. In fact, devils food cake is almost always the birthday goodie my kids choose for me to make for them when their special day rolls around. The inherent moistness of devils food cake combined with the nutrient loaded butter frosting I posted …