Coconut Oil

Find all Jane's recipes that use Coconut Oil Coconut oil is a delicious, oil that comes from pressing or heating coconut meat. Unrefined coconut oil is a healthy oil, smooth and creamy. It can withstand high oven temperatures without smoking or burning, like some oils, which is wonderful i...

Coconut Milk

Coconut Milk is a delicious creamy blend of coconut meat and coconut water. This is my favorite alternative non-dairy milk. There are many types of coconut milk, and no industry standard for it. Some coconut milk is thick and creamy, while other brands are thin and watery. ...

Coconut Butter

View all Jane's recipes that use Coconut Butter Raw coconut butter is one of my favorite foods! It is often called Creamed Coconut, or Coconut Cream. It is pure coconut meat that is ground into nut butter. This is a pure whole food, 100% Paleo, and so delicious it's practically candy ...

Carob Powder

 See all Jane’s recipes that use Carob Powder. Carob powder comes from the seed pod of the carob tree that is native to the Mediterranean region. It is dark brown in color and often used as a substitute for chocolate. Carob was enjoyed in ancient Egypt, and was once an important sweetener ...

Cacao Powder

See all Jane's recipes with Cacao Powder I love to use pure unsweetened cacao powder in desserts! I suggest always buying 100% cacao, since anything less than that has some kind of sugar added.  I prefer to buy the pure 100% unsweetened...

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....

Easy Gluten-Free Apple “Torta di Mele”

My favorite Italian dessert is also the easiest. This is called torta di mele morbida (soft apple tart), Paleo-adapted from my amazing friend Giorgia Pistellato in Venice. Not a fancy dessert - it's is an everyday sweet with apples and cinnamon that always pleases (and reminds me of my former opera career in Italy.) This Apple Torta is a perfect choice for beginning bakers and children, simply because it NEVER FAILS! A luscious last-minute recipe like this can be a useful stand-by in your kitchen, since it uses common ingredients that you probably have on hand. ...

Inactive Recipe – Creamy Asparagus Soup, dairy-free, just 10 minutes

With only 5 ingredients, this nourishing potage is ready in a snap. All you need is asparagus and an immersion blender! Use your favorite milk, such as coconut, almond, cashew milk. Yep. Or even real milk. Today I used Edward & Sons coconut milk powder dry-stirred into the soup, and it was fabulicious. Check it out! Found in any healthy grocery, this versatile new coconut milk powder adds vegan richness to many dishes. ...

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 Contain 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. ...