Sweet Coconut Powder

See all Jane's recipes using Sweet Coconut Powder Sweet coconut powder has been used for centuries in Asian desserts. This is shredded, dried coconut flakes that have been ground into a fine powder together with a granulated sweetener. If you try to grind coconut meat alone, it may get stuck ...

Almond Meal / Almond Flour

See all Jane's recipes with Almond Meal Almond meal and almond flour are simply ground almonds. This is a wonderful gluten-free flour that is high in protein, low in carbs, and far more delicious to my taste than other flours. These two terms are often used interchangeably, ...

Arrowroot Powder

Find all Jane's recipes that use Arrowroot Powder Arrowroot powder comes from a tropical tuber root. It is a fine, tasteless white powder used to thicken sauces and soups. I use it as a gluten-free binder in baked goods, such as cakes, cupcakes and even pancakes. It is an excellent substitute for cornstarch...

Agar Flakes and Powder

Find all Jane's recipes with Agar. Also called Agar - Agar, this tasteless white seaweed is a fantastic thickener used in Asian desserts and French cuisine. I like it because it REALLY holds, it is quick and easy. Agar thickens better than gelatin, and it is vegan. Agar-Agar means "sticky-sticky" in Malasian. The Japanese call it Kanten. ...

Açaí berries

View all Jane's recipes with Açaí berries. The açaí palm tree native to Central and South America produces a delicious berry that is high in anti-oxidants, especially in its pure state. Açaí berries are delicious in smoothies, cobblers, cheesecakes, or any recipe that uses berries....

Beware of Nightshades

By Jane Barthelemy. Do you suffer from gluten or dairy intolerance, mood swings, indigestion, arthritis, or an auto-immune disease? If so, the hidden culprit could be nightshades. Nightshades are a group of vegetables in the Solanaceae family including Tomatoes, White Potatoes, all Peppers, and Eggplant....

AVOID! Free-Range & Cage-Free Eggs

Sadly, free-range and cage-free chickens are routinely fed GMO-grains with Monsanto's toxic glyphosate. To find non-GMO eggs, we must first ask what the hens eat. Healthy Solution: To avoid eggs with GMO-glyphosate, buy them certified organic, buy from a local farm you know, or raise them yourself....

AVOID! Truvia Toxic Sweetener

Uh Oh! Bad News. Truvia kills fruit flies. A not-so-sweet marketing ploy by Cargill, Truvia has zero calories but sadly is loaded with toxins. Ingredients: GMO corn erythritol (with Monsanto's glyphosate), Rebaudioside-A (chemical extraction, nothing to do with stevia.)...

AVOID! Glyphosate in Whole Foods Deli Foods

It may be non-GMO, but they don't tell us it's infused with toxic herbicide Glyphosate. Whole Foods Markets recently changed to non-GMO canola oil. A very good move! But they don't mention that the new non-GMO canola is sprayed with Monsanto's toxic Glyphosate during harvesting. It's equally toxic as the old oil! Whole foods knows better. Your healthy solution: Avoid Whole Foods Deli. Ask Whole Foods Markets to use organic oil in all their foods. ...

AVOID! These Foods with Monsanto’s Glyphosate

Ever since the World Health Organization called Monsanto's herbicide Glyphosate a probable carcinogen in 2015, several courageous scientists have documented its specific effects on human health, clearly correlating it to increases in autism, gluten intolerance, ...

AVOID! New GMO Potato Chips

Potato chips, America's favorite high-calorie, low nutrient snack will now be available in a genetically modified version! The all-new GMO potato doesn't turn brown when cut open, which is expected to save food manufacturers $55 million dollars each year! ...

AVOID! GMO Beet Sugar: Destroys Your Health in 3 Ways

Innocently labeled "sugar", GMO beet sugar destroys your health in 3 ways: 1) As a pure sugar, it raises blood glucose and destabilizes your metabolism. 2) Like all GMO foods, it disrupts the micro-biome balance in the gut, opening the way to cancer, obesity,...

AVOID! Whole Foods GMO Apple Pie

Whole Foods Markets Apple Pie looks enticingly "home made". But the ingredient list leaves their options open to allow them to use the most toxic, cheap ingredients. When you see "Apples", you can assume it's the new GMO apples. When you see "Sugar", know that it is probably cheap GMO Beet Sugar. ...

AVOID! Just Desserts Carrot Cake – sold at Whole Foods Markets

Skip so-called "healthy desserts" made with GMO Beet sugar and toxic glyphosate. These cakes should be taken off the shelves! But instead they're sold nationwide by Whole Foods Markets, La Montanita Coop, New Seasons, and CostCo! The pretty package hides grossly misleading marketing. Shame on you, Just Desserts! Please call your Whole Foods ...

AVOID! Table Salt

Uh Oh! The salt shaker in our homes represents only 25% of our sodium intake. The other 75% comes from nutritionally depleted, chemical laden "table salt" used in restaurants and processed foods. Healthy solution: Use mineral-rich unprocessed Himalayan or Celtic Salts, and ask for quality salt in your favorite restaurants. ...

AVOID! Anti-bacterial soaps and hand-wipes

"Antibacterial Soap Is All Washed Up", says Dr. Mercola. Triclosan, the active ingredient in many antibacterial soaps and hand-wipes, banned in Minnesota effective 2017, is a chlorinated phenolic chemical that disrupts your hormones. Triclosan contributes to antibiotic resistance and superbugs, it doesn't affect viruses, and it's no better than soap and water for washing your hands. ...

AVOID! Grated Parmesan Cheese Contains Wood Cellulose

Uh Oh! Your grated Parmigiano Reggiano could contain more wood pulp than parmesan cheese, studies suggest. The FDA allows cheese to contain up to 4% cellulose. By Guest Writer Fiona MacDonald, ScienceAlert.com. Healthy Solution: Buy hard cheese and grate it yourself. Even better, try my dairy-free, vegan, Paleo Parmesan Cheese. You won't believe how delicious it tastes!! ...

AVOID! Monsanto’s Glyphosate Contaminates Organic Wheat

by Guest Writer Brian Shilhavy, Health Impact News Editor. Think you can avoid toxic glyphosate by buying organic? Think again. A new investigation by Tropical Traditions reveals that many US organic grains contain glyphosate residue at almost the same levels as conventional grains. ...

AVOID! Whole Foods Market’s Pesticide-Laden Strawberries

Beware of Toxic Pesticides in Strawberries at Whole Foods Markets! Most people know that strawberries absorb large quantities of pesticides when raised "conventionally" (EWG's Dirty Dozen List). So why is a huge display of conventional strawberries...

AVOID! BPA-free Plastics Labeled “BPS”

Yikes! University of Calgary scientists say BPS (bisphenol-S), the new alternative ingredient labeled “BPA-free”, disrupts normal brain-cell growth and leads to hyper-activity in children. Source: Washington Post, By Pulitzer Prizewinning Journalist Amy Ellis Nutt....