Coconut Candy Cherry Ripple Pie

This recipe is an adaptation of Sarah Wilson’s 'Raspberry Ripple' in her I Quit Sugar Cookbook. It is a raw, dairy and gluten-free treat. It is similar to my Coconut Blueberry Bark. It is great for satisfying a craving for dessert while giving you the good fats that are essential for so many functions like … Continue reading Coconut Candy Cherry Ripple Pie

The Great- Unsaturated Fat to Improve Your Brain, Your Mood and Your Heart

Hopefully by now you are getting the picture that we need all kinds of fats to be healthy, but zero trans fats since they are in no way healthy or natural. Unsaturated Fats are another kind of fat that we need. This is often the kind of fat your body is craving the most when you are craving other … Continue reading The Great- Unsaturated Fat to Improve Your Brain, Your Mood and Your Heart

The Good – Saturated Fats (Part 2)

A lot of the mis-guided information about saturated fats came from poorly done studies.  Testing saturated fats on rabbits (who are not designed to consume meat) and comparing this to humans was the first mistake. Not paying attention to other factors in the subjects’ diet, like carbohydrates, was the biggest mistake. In 2010, an extensive … Continue reading The Good – Saturated Fats (Part 2)

Fats – The Ugly, The Good and The Great

For years saturated fat was lumped into the same category as trans fats in terms of being a major contributor to heart disease. At first when researchers wanted to re-examine this ‘fact’, it was difficult to even get funding because it was considered such an obvious given that saturated fat was a killer. However, new … Continue reading Fats – The Ugly, The Good and The Great

Fats: A Big Fat Lie

Have you ever wondered why you crave fried, fatty foods after a night of drinking? It’s because alcohol depletes your body and brain of fat and it wants it back! As a result you end up craving any kind of fat. Usually we end up opting for french fries, burgers, or hotdogs—the greasier the better. … Continue reading Fats: A Big Fat Lie