Eating processed-free foods has many benefits for our bodies; toxic and denatured ingredients are avoided and eating whole foods means you are getting the complete package. What do we mean by a complete package? Just like with the whole grains vs. refined flours story, nature presents us with a little gift in whole foods. For…

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Little Choices Matter thinks it is important to be informed and educated, which ultimately means being EMPOWERED! When we know the TRUTH about products, it is easier to make healthy choices for ourselves and our families. We just spent a week and a half sharing posts about fats – the good, the bad, and the…

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After all the intensive posts on fats, it is glaringly apparent that fats are essential to our health. Saturated fats have been touted as dangerous or unhealthy, and nothing can be farther from the truth, when consumed in healthy quantities. Here are some facts about saturated fats for you to consider: Human breast milk contains…

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If you have been following along on any of the posts about whole grains and fats, you will see that some of our holiday “traditions” may need a little adjusting. This year, when you are making your stuffing or dressing or filling (whatever you call it – depending on your location), consider using sprouted grain…

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You may think that eating healthy means you can’t enjoy your favorite desserts, but that is just not true. If you change out some of the unhealthy ingredients, you can indulge in some desserts this holidays season – in moderation. After all, a healthy version still has calories! Pumpkin Pie Shell: 1-1/2 C. almond meal…

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After all of the posts and learning and chemistry, we need to know which oils are the healthiest to cook with – and how to do it safely. The best oils for cooking at high heats are the stable, saturated fats. They do not go rancid as easily as the unstable unsaturated fats. They are:…

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