The Paleo Chronicles Revisited: Our “Whole 30” Challenge

Our steps into paleo began earlier this year when Greg decided to cut grains and see what impact doing so would have on his seasonal allergies. I’ll admit initially I was hesitant. It took me a couple of days to realize the foods Greg was eliminating (cereal and granola bars) I never ate anyway. Yeah, … Continue reading

Crisco’s A No-Go!

Crisco is probably one of the first big, brand name processed trans-fats. It was originally used to make soap and candles. Thanks to hydrogenation this cottonseed oil became an edible lard-like product. The name Crisco is a bit of an acronym for crystallized cottonseed oil. Yummy! Crisco and the Proctor & Gamble company heralded in … Continue reading