Misen en Place = Everything in its Place

When you make a healthy life change what steps do you take? Some people throw everything out and start brand new. Start a gym membership, start a new job, divorce, move across country, etc.  What happens then?  It works for a little while, untilllllll…..Until...

Sugars/Sweeteners Part 4 (The Ose’s)

Lactose  cow milk sugar Dextrose a simple sugar from corn, a bulking agent, chemically identical to glucose, or blood sugar.  Often used in baking products as a sweetener Corn Syrup (glucose) from the starch of corn, prevents crystallization of sugar, High Fructose...

Sugars/Sweeteners Part 3 (Vegan/Plant Based)

Blackstrap Molasses the dark liquid that remains after sugar cane has been processed and boiled three times. The most nutritional sweetener. Brown Rice Syrup (Rice Malt Syrup) Whole Grain Rice steeped into sugar. Consistency of Honey. Coconut Sugar made from the sap...

Sugars/Sweeteners (Table Sugar) What is it really?

I blogged about xylitol on March 8th.  Because, one of my co-workers said he would change my cream cheese recipe a little.  He wanted to replace 1/3 of the powdered sugar with xylitol and add a scope of protein powder. Ummmmmm. Really? What?(so many emoji faces would...

MSG The Food Additive of the Day

The following information is just that information.  It is not meant to be a substitute to visiting your doctor or professional medical advisor.  Your life is a result of the decisions you make.  After reading this information do your research, talk to your doctor and...