It may sound like another crazy fad diet, but there is actually some substance to this peanut butter-endorsing diet endeavor. There is plenty of science showing that the childhood favorite can actually prevent heart disease and promote weight loss. That is in part due to the high numbers of monounsaturated... Read More
Whether you don't want to heat up the kitchen or the demands of getting the kids out the door are upon you, it's nice to have a few no-bake cookie recipes on hand. We thought we would share some of our favorites with you.
Cranberry Coconut Bars
This first recipe, Cranberry Coconut Bars, is more of a big kid cookie-it has too much fruit and too many nuts in it to suit most youngsters. But it so scrumptious and easy, we had... Read More
I was sitting there watching one of my favorite TV shows when a cookie craving hit me. As I watched one of the main characters take her chocolate chip cookies off the baking sheet, I drooled at the prospect of some freshly baked cookies.
I wanted something that was easy, quick, and didn't require me to go out and buy ingredients. So I searched the Internet, figuring peanut butter cookies would do the trick. I was surprised to find... Read More
In the old days, peanut butter was made by simply grinding peanuts and perhaps adding a dash of salt. The only problem with this approach is that the natural oils in the fresh ground peanuts separated and formed a pool of peanut oil on top that had to be stirred before first use.
When hydrogenated and partially-hydrogenated (trans-fatty) oils became more widely used by the food industry, manufacturers began adding these... Read More
It may have sounded like major medical drama for little Mason Disick, but the 11-month-old son of reality stars Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick actually suffered an allergic reaction to some peanut butter. Media outlets went berserk reporting that the Kardashian offspring had a serious health scare over the weekend, but it was nothing to go nuts over. Apparently, the baby had a reaction to peanut butter. She took to her blog to set... Read More