Archives for October 2011

Fat Free, Calorie Free Cupcakes!

I recently received an e-mail from a cupcake enthusiast. She was testing out my grapefruit cupcakes and casually mentioned that she created some yummy cupcakes of her own – ‘Every day is a cupcake day’ 🙂 But it’s OK to indulge here, trust me.

What is Quinoa?

Apart from its myriad health benefits, quinoa happens to have a low glycemic index compared to other whole grains. The glycemic index rates food based on how much they make your blood sugar rise – that’s why whole unprocessed foods that are low in sugar and high in fiber are touted for their health benefits.

What is an Antioxidant?

In my recent research on antioxidants – foods that keep your body’s cells from aging – I was not surprised to find that berries rank very high in antioxidants. But, what is oxidation?