Gluten Free Delicious Cupcakes

Posted by on Jul 12, 2011 in Blog, Food, Recipes | 0 comments

3 eggs 1/4 cup coconut oil, liquified 1/2 cup coconut milk, room temperature 1/2 tsp vanilla 4 drops stevia extract 1 TBSP granulated Xylitol 1/4 cup coconut flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt Optional-Shredded, unsweetened coconut for garnishing For the cakes: Preheat oven to 350F and line 6 muffin tins with paper liners. In a medium bowl, beat eggs well. Stir in coconut oil, coconut milk, vanilla and stevia. In a smaller bowl, sift together coconut flour, baking powder, salt and xylitol. Stir dry ingredients into wet and mix well. If batter seems too thick, add a bit more coconut milk...

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The Difference between Food allergies, Food sensitivities and Food intolerances

Posted by on Jul 12, 2011 in Blog, Food, Food Allergies, Food Intolerance, Food Sensitivity | 1 comment

All too often, the connection between ingested foods and subsequent symptom-picture is overlooked. The most common of these symptoms include: * Fatigue * Headache * Bloating * Indigestion * Constipation * Nasal congestion * Eczema * Behavior problems * Poor memory And to dispel the common misconception that food has no bearing on disease development, there are a number of studies linking asthma, autoimmune conditions, cardiovascular disease, depression, hypertension, infertility, rheumatoid arthritis, and more to our diets. Currently, there is much debate regarding the subject of food and how...

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Grain Free Strawberry Shortcakes

Posted by on Jul 11, 2011 in Blog, Food, Recipes | 1 comment

¼ cup sifted coconut flour 3 tablespoons butter, melted 3 eggs 3 teaspoons Xylitol ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon vanilla ¼ teaspoon baking powder 1/8 tsp fresh squeezed lemon Method Blend together butter, eggs, honey, salt and vanilla. Combine coconut flour with baking powder and whisk into batter until there are no lumps. Pour batter into greased muffin cups. Bake 400F for 15 minutes. Serve topped with fresh strawberries and whipped cream. Makes about 6 cakes. Topping 16oz Organic Fresh Strawberries 1 tsp Xylitol 1/8 tsp fresh squeezed lemon Method Prepare strawberries and mash all...

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