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I looked at the recipe in disbelief.  NINE eggs? Surely that was a misprint.  Only 3/4 cup flour in a cake?  Not likely.  As I studied about coconut flour, though, I saw that, yes, it does take that many eggs […]

A sweetener that keeps your hair from turning gray?  That’s just one of the interesting claims I encountered when researching blackstrap molasses — another in our series of sugar alternatives. Another thing I didn’t know — molasses is the “waste […]

There are a lot of sugars out there!  This series has brought lots of questions, comments, and not a little discussion and disagreement.  Several people asked me to do a summing up of what I found.  Let me stress that […]

I still remember asking a friend, “How is the diet going?” “It’s all over,” she said sadly. “My husband brought me a doughnut and begged me to eat it.” Now, why would a loving husband insist his wife go off […]

Nobody trips over mountains.  It is the small pebble that causes you to stumble.  Pass all the pebbles in your path and you will find you have crossed the mountain.  ~Author Unknown How many times have you accomplished something difficult,  […]

Sometimes I sits and thinks, and sometimes I just sits. Anonymous It’s called inertia.  Things that are at rest don’t want to start moving.  It affects all of us, and as we get older, it exerts a stronger and stronger […]

 It’s recipe day — and here is one that is surprisingly low glycemic. The avocado has received a bad rap over the years and is listed as an exception in the “eat fruits and vegetables” chapter of many diet books.  […]

I know — you don’t want to hear from ME today!  ;^)   Don’t worry!  I’m just going to say that I wish you a very Merry Christmas.  I hope all my readers have a wonderful day with their families. […]

Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it.  The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.  […]

“He transforms the very things that were before our greatest hindrances into the chiefest and most blessed means of our growth. No difficulties in your case can baffle Him….Put yourself absolutely into His hands, and let Him have His own […]