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Good Fat. Bad Bread.

Good Fat. Bad Bread.

I never ate margarine, even when it was popular. I worried a little about the saturated fat, but I reasoned a teeny little pat of the real stuff likely would not lead to my doom…unlike whatever on earth a “buttery spread” might happen to be. But now ...
How to Choose a Healthy Cooking Oil

How to Choose a Healthy Cooking Oil

In recent years, food manufacturers have created some nifty new options for cooking oils. Whether you’re looking for the perfect oil for that stir-fry or the ideal oil for baking, you can find the answer at Vitacost. But do you know which one t ...
Dried Plum, Apricot & Coconut Breakfast Bars

Dried Plum, Apricot & Coconut Breakfast Bars

Unlike pre-packaged and processed breakfast bars, this made-from-scratch, fruit-filled version lacks added sugar. This should help keep you from face-planting into your keyboard an hour after eating. Besides, when you cook with real fruit and plant-b ...
Raw & Vegan Key Lime Pie

Raw & Vegan Key Lime Pie

With butter-laced crust and a filling made with gelatin, traditional key lime pie is off limits if you’re vegan. Not to worry! You can still enjoy this Florida state pie (yes, it’s officially a state pie!) with my 100% raw, vegan recipe. The secret t ...
DIY Natural Deodorant with Coconut Oil

DIY Natural Deodorant with Coconut Oil

In my never-ending quest to find a natural deodorant that really works, I’ve put more than a few types to the test. There were liquidy roll-ons that took too long to dry. There were pop-up sticks that performed just like the conventional kind (until ...
Lemon & Fig Mini Tea Cakes (Gluten & Dairy Free)

Lemon & Fig Mini Tea Cakes (Gluten & Dairy Free)

If you love lemon—the scent and the taste—these miniature tea cakes are sure to delight your senses. Like two bites of heaven, they’re light as a feather and not overly sweet like other tea or coffee cakes. Figs pair perfectly with lemon, flavor-wise ...
Vegan Gobhi Musallam

Vegan Gobhi Musallam

Gobhi Musallam sounds like a mouthful—and it is: A magnificent one! A vegan roasted cauliflower dish from the Uttar Pradesh region of Northern India, it tantalizes the taste buds with the exotic and tropical flavors of turmeric, ginger, cumin and coc ...