Sweeteners: The Good & The Ugly

I get asked a lot about sugar substitutes and what I recommend. 1st of all, if you have any insulin sensitivities, you need to steer clear of all artificial sweeteners. Artificial sweeteners like Splenda (sucralose) and aspartame (which has been shown to raise insulin...

The Truth About “Natural Flavors”

Natural Flavors…ahhhh, that sounds so, um, natural, doesn’t it? As you scroll down your list of ingredients, your eyes fall to this one little word pairing that makes you know that the manufacturer has your best interests at heart and has thrown you a bone...

Bone Broth

Broth, huh, good God ya’ll, what is it good for? I’ve gone all pioneer woman the past year and am determined to use more of what I cook in an effort to be both frugal and healthy. Who doesn’t want better hair, skin, nails, less painful joints, and an...