What is ApoE4? Why You Should Be Tested – A Quick Primer on Paleo for the Confused Fat Consumer


To Paleo or not to Paleo? That is the question. If you are ApoE 3/4 or 4/4 that is not a question at all, you do not process lipids well – lipids are fats. Approximately 25-30% of the population have the ApoE4 variant. If you do, you are at a higher risk for Cardio Vascular Disease, Alzheimer’s Disease, …

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Fat-Free Pumpkin Pie Cookies…and Pancakes too!


It started on a Sunday while I was left unattended with a can of pumpkin...

Fat-Free Swiss Cheese, Mushroom, and Spinach Mini-Quiches


...made with Fat-Free Lifetime Swiss Cheese! So here's the thing, you have a small party, with your body-building buddies and you don't want to cheat too badly... No, no, wait...you have a get-together with friends that all have cholesterol or diet issues and you just want a light snack... Well, not really, but perhaps you are …

Melinda’s Favorite Fat-Free Christmas Cookies

Fat-Free Amaretti

Fat-Free Amaretti Making my way, or I should say eating my way, through Italy with my parents at the ripe ol' age of fourteen, there were four things I ate and drank because I absolutely loved them: Asti Spumanti, an Italian sparkling wine made in the town of my maternal Grandfather; Binoli, a scrumptious little …

The Fat Free Gourmet’s Zucchini and Corn Flakes — or How big is too big?

Fat Free Zucchini and Corn Flakes with Fat-Free Ranch Dressing

  A fat-free recipe for medium garden grown zucchini,  or other vegetable of your heart's desire! Ahhh zucchini. You can stuff them, steam them, sauté them, even eat them raw! They are a low-calorie vegetable that will take on the flavor, be it sweet or savory, of whatever you choose to mix with them. Garden grown zucchini present a special …

Quick and Easy Super Yummy Fat-Free Yuletide Eggnog


Serve this delicious nog with a spice dusting of your choosing: pumpkin pie spice blend, apple pie spice blend or just good ol' freshly ground nutmeg...a dollop of fat-free whipped cream, or even a few mini-marshmallows...or all of them if you are feeling it! This fat-free eggnog will blend well with your favorite spirits or a shot or two …

The Fat Free Gourmet’s Gran Marnier Holiday Pumpkin Pie


  Have you been searching for that special holiday recipe?  The one that will get requested over and over again cause it's just so gosh darn yummy? ...something a little more enticing and a bit more gourmet but easy to prepare?? …a special treat that might be on the menu at your nearest upscale haunt??? …