Browsing All posts tagged under »trans fat«

quick and easy icing

February 22, 2012


I cringe whenever I see the icing you can buy in the baking aisle. Only 2 tablespoons has almost 2g trans fat– ridiculous!! That’s insane, especially since it is so easy to make your own. I promise. It takes less than 10 minutes to make as much or as little icing as you need {or […]

is trans fat really that big of a deal?

November 8, 2011


Yes, it really is. Avoid trans fat, please! Let me explain why: There are two types of trans fat: man-made & naturally occurring. Man-made trans fat is made by a process called hydrogenation. This process turns a healthy, unsaturated fat into an unhealthy, trans fat. It makes a liquid fat turn into a more solid, […]

Benefits of eating fat. (Yes, there are benefits)

October 6, 2011


Not all fats are bad! Promise. Please quit buying things because they are fat-free or low-fat. Please. It’s not a fun way to live, nor is it going to help you control your weight or help your heart.  Fat will not make you gain weight if you eat sensible portions, and healthy fat can benefit your heart. […]