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Healthy Baking  – Low Calorie Diet- Baking Flours

Do you know which flours have the highest number of calories and which ones have the lowest?

I was SHOCKED to find out which flours had the most calories. This information WILL alter how I create new low calorie recipes going forward.

When baking, healthy or not, FLOUR is one of the main staple ingredients that makes up most of your treats. Therefore, knowing the calorie count for various flours is quite  helpful if you are interested in maintaining a low calorie diet. Read More→

Apr
20

Healthy Baking Can Help Kids Succeed In School

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Do you believe that feeding your children nutritious, healthy baked foods can actually make them perform BETTER in school?

According to the book “Eating for A’s”  by Alexander Schauss, Barbara Friendlander Meyer and Arnold Meyer, the quality of the food that a child eats can have a direct relationship on the following factors:

-How well they do in school.
-How alert they are.
-If they have health problems or not; both in childhood and later in life.

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Guest Blogger- Cookbook Author – “Cooking with Coconut Flour”

When I first started experimenting with gluten-free baking I quickly became discouraged. It required four or five different types of flour plus an assortment of other ingredients like xanthan gum, vinegar, powdered milk, etc. Baking was a chore and the end result wasn’t always as I expected.

That’s why I fell in love with coconut flour—a relatively new gluten-free flour. Unlike other gluten-free flours you don’t need to combine it with a dozen other ingredients in order to make delicious tasting baked goods. Baking with this wonderful flour is relatively simple. 

Basically all you need is coconut flour, eggs, and oil. Mix them in a bowl and bake. What could be simpler? And the end result is comparable in quality to products made with wheat flour.
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Mar
10

Healthy Baking Lets You Have Your Cake and Be Healthy Too

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Who ever made up the rule that baked goods had to be “bad” for us? I mean really. As a culture, how did we decide that all baked goods were going to have  NO nutritional value, spike our blood sugar, make us fat and sluggish, not satisfy our hunger, provide empty calories, and be filled with toxic chemicals and additives; all of which are directly linked to obesity and numerous diseases?

Why not eat delicious treats that are also healthy for our bodies!

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