Healthy Sweet Tooth: What Can I Use Instead Of Sugar?

It sounds good in theory but the agonizing reality of transitioning to a healthy lifestyle eventually smacks us in the face. Frantic, we conduct our own research, hoping to uncover that hidden gem that will make the process easy.  We go scouring the earth for that diamond in the rough- you know, that one study or tip that would prove we can be healthy without sacrificing our sweet treats....more

Really Giada De Laurentiis? That's Your Slim Cooking Secret?

Please check out my blog at In a interview about her "slim cooking secrets," Food Network superstar Giada De Laurentiis said that agave was her latest thrill and she is putting it on everything as she seeks healthy alternatives for her daughter....more
Irresponsible healthy cooking advice!

Agave Nectar is Gaining a Lot of Fans; Have You Tried It Yet?

Even if you're not trying to watch your sugar intake, you've probably heard about agave nectar, also called agave syrup, a product that's now so mainstream you can find it in grocery stores. When I first wrote about agave nectar on BlogHer in 2007, I hadn't tried it yet, but had noticed it was definitely creating some buzz in the natural food world. Since then the popularity of agave has continued to rise. What is agave nectar and why are so many health-conscious cooks using it? ...more

Haven't tried that, but I bet it's good.

Kalyn Denny