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Butter vs Shortening in Baking by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 8:07pm Yesterday, Judi.0044 asked me about whether and when you can substitute shortening for butter in baked goods. I have a lot of experience in this area with cookies, and some with cakes, so I’m happy to pass along what I know. In general, you can substitute shortening for butter in equal amounts in baking recipes (not the frosting or icing ... Read on »
Kristina’s Molasses Crinkles by Alexandra S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 02 Dec 2011 9:49am I couldn’t believe the cookies were made with shortening. I’m an all-butter kind of girl. Until a week ago in fact, the thought of shortening, a product I reserved solely for seasoning cast iron skillets, sort of repulsed me. Until a week ago, I also would have told you I could detect the difference between a cookie made with butter and on ... Read on »
The True Path to Lasting Weight Loss by Total Health Breakthroughs Patient Expert Posted Fri 25 Jun 2010 3:00am By Ian Robinson 06/25/2010 “Old Age” Is Coming at Us, Faster than We’d Like to Think We can’t stop time. But we don’t have to suffer from age-related indignities like constant fatigue… bedroom “meltdowns”… frequent memory lapses… or creaky joints. Today, I’ ... Read on »
Healthy Cookie Recipes by Bill .. Posted Mon 06 Jun 2011 6:53pm Cookies are delicious any time of the day but no one believes there could be healthy cookie recipes, many people think they are unhealthy and should be banished from a healthy diet. Fortunately for everyone with a sweet tooth, there are healthy cookie recipes that you can eat wit ... Read on »
Berry Late Than Never by Manda K. Patient Expert Posted Tue 07 Jul 2009 5:15pm S o I’m a little late for the 4th of July but that’s not saying you can’t enjoy these sweet goodies any other day of the year. Scones are high up there along with muffins for the morning coffee and tea accompaniment. Scones are the considered the British rendition of quick bread, to some degree, and are very popular across the UK, Australia, Irel ... Read on »
Dear Mark: Your Primal Cravings Questions Answered by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 19 May 2013 11:51pm The response to the early release of Primal Cravings: Your Favorite Foods Made Paleo has been incredible. I understand that thousands of you have now received your copies and bonuses in the mail, and from the Facebook comments and emails I’ve received, you’ve made it loud and clear that you’re loving these innovative new Primal recipes. Thank ... Read on »
Biochem Makes Bad Bloggers by Emily Posted Wed 23 Mar 2011 12:00am I’ll leave the correlation between fences and good neighbors to Robert Frost, but in my experience Biochem makes bad bloggers.  Especially Biochem exams one has not adequately prepared for! Yesterday’s post was sacrificed to a cramming session.  Unfortunately, the cramming session was then sacrificed to a orthodontist appointment and s ... Read on »
Steve Cooks #2: Oatmeal Flapjacks by Steve Z. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 30 Apr 2008 7:30pm 2 Comments Part of being healthy is eating well. Part of being alive in the world right now is having less time to prepare meals. Stupid world. As I mentioned in my first installment of Steve Cooks, I'm looking for good, healthy alternatives to store bought protein bars. I started with a reasonably good recipe, but wasn't happy with the taste. It was ... Read on »
Steve Cooks #2: Oatmeal Flapjacks by Steve Z. Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Thu 18 Jun 2009 12:11am Part of being healthy is eating well. Part of being alive in the world right now is having less time to prepare meals. Stupid world. As I mentioned in my first installment of Steve Cooks, I'm looking for good, healthy alternatives to store bought protein bars. I started with a reasonably good recipe, but wasn't happy with the taste. It was ... Read on »
My First Passover Seder by Healthy Blog Snack Posted Tue 19 Apr 2011 10:23pm Yesterday marked the first day of Passover, one of the most widely observed Jewish holidays. Why was it my first, you ask? Well, being raised Irish-Catholic, this religious observance was not one I was familiar with until I came to Boston. Once here, I met many friends who were raised Jewish, learning a lot about their heritage, and my favorit ... Read on »