Monthly Archives: May 2013

Young Coconut

  If you’re looking for a packaged version that tastes like the real deal (I’ve tried a bunch of stinkers), I recommend Harvest Bay’s version.  It is 100% coconut water and contains only 40 calories and 4 grams of sugar … Continue reading

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Agave = high fructose sugar

This eye-opener from Marion Nestle’s (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marion_Nestle) Food Politics Blog… Q.  Can you please explain what benefits, if any, there are in using a “natural” sweetener, e.g. agave, over regular sugar?  Are there any differences in terms of glucose/fructose makeup? A.  Agave … Continue reading

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Raw Nut Butters to Go

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Zucchini Hummus

This delish veggie-based hummus can be used as a dip for veggies and crackers, or as a condiment with sandwiches.  Give it a try, and let me know if you come up with any interesting variations!! 2 zucchini, chopped 1/4 … Continue reading

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Overnight Oats

  Here is a great way to make a batch of no-cook oats in your fridge.  Just put all the ingredients in a mason jar, shake, and refrigerate overnight.  In the morning, give it another shake and serve cold or … Continue reading

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