Cold Days…Warm Soup

Lately we have had some chilly and cold days in Michigan.  I love soup when its cold out and this is one of my favorites because its filled with healthy fats like coconut oil and coconut milk. Thai Style Coconut-Chicken Soup 1 tablespoon coconut oil or ghee 3 shallots, chopped 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro 4 […]

Healthy Fats for a Healthy New Year!

Happy New Year!  Wouldn’t you love it if I told you fats are good for you and you need to eat more fat this year?  Well, its your lucky year, because that is what I am here to tell you!  Many people think they need to avoid fats like butter or coconut oil thinking them to […]

OMG Chocolate Pudding

OMG is what I said when I tasted this pudding!  Rich and chocolaty, plus, it has healthy fats in it – how can you go wrong? Serves 4 2 ripe organic avocados 1⁄2 cup whole organic coconut milk 1⁄4 cup grade B organic maple syrup (or add to taste) 1⁄2 cup raw organic cacao powder 1⁄2 […]

8 Easy Ways to Use Avocados

Lush, creamy avocados have become year-round fruits. (Yes, technically, avocado is fruit!) That’s a good thing, because avocados can become sauces, condiments, desserts, even fries. When choosing avocados, select fruits that are uniformly soft but still ever-so-slightly firm – you don’t want to be able to poke your finger into a soft spot. Ripe avocados […]

The Latest Greatest Flour: Coconut

Along with a rich nuttiness, coconut flour has a naturally sweet flavor. It contains more fiber than most flours do, too, which means it makes more satisfying, stick-to-your-ribs baked goods. Plus, it’s gluten-free, diabetic-friendly, and Paleo. What’s not to love? These muffins specifically highlight coconut in many aspects, which also makes them dairy-free.  We use whole […]

Thinking About Going Dairy-Free?

You’ve probably noticed lots of dairy-free options popping up in grocery stores lately—from almond milk to coconut yogurt, alternative dairy products are everywhere, and more and more keep appearing. Whether you’re lactose-intolerant or just like to try new things, it’s great to have options! Let’s explore a few reasons why you might want to try […]

Delicious Fall Soup Recipe

Happy Fall!  It’s time to start making soup again.  My kids love to take soup in their lunch boxes (which I am very grateful for).  This one is a nice warming soup on a chilly day.  Excerpted from my NEW book The Skinny on Fats, which has many more great recipes too.  Enjoy:) Thai Style […]