Chocolate almond butter cups

Of all my 7 steps to a healthier home, getting rid of trans fat is the easiest one. Word has gotten out that no amount of trans fat (aka partially hydrogenated oils) is good for you, and food manufacturers have replaced the margarine with other oils. Much of the Orthodox community, however, lags behind. Many … Continue reading Chocolate almond butter cups

Ban trans fat?

That's just what Illinois has done with legislation passed in April banning trans fat in restaurants beginning in 2013. The ban, however, doesn't cover pre-packaged foods, and this is what is rampant in the Orthodox Jewish community. Many families cook with margarine, and all the bakeries use shortening. All of the heimishe brands--even their whole … Continue reading Ban trans fat?