“Fat” is Not a Four Letter Word: Plant Fats

For years we’ve been bombarded with messages that fat is bad. We invented margarine (which is pretty disgusting if you read the history), built ourselves a food pyramid, and spent millions of dollars on huge campaigns to promote “low fat” and ” fat free” foods. Research is beginning to surface that questions whether the “low fat” and “heart […]

Monday Health & Wellness: Low Fat Diets Are Not Healthy

Image by jessicafm **This post has been entered in Monday Mania at The Healthy Home Economist and Real Food Wednesday at Kelly the Kitchen Kop!** First — if you haven’t checked it out yet, Against the Grain: Delicious Recipes for a Whole Food and Grain-Free Diet is now available for purchase!!  Coupon code GRAINFREE40 gets 40% […]

Eating Fat: How and Why

Okay, so, I’ve been harping on eating fat a lot lately! But now I want to get even more indepth about what types of fat you should eat, why, and then give you several meal/snack ideas on how to get more good fats into your diet. In the ideas, I’ll be specifically focusing on dairy-free ideas. There is already a great list on how to eat more fat at Cheeseslave‘s blog that focuses on a lot of dairy-full ideas.