Sugar Replacements: Maple syrupraw honey, brown rice syrup, coconut sugar. No agave, artificial sweeteners or no calorie all-natural sweeteners. Kirkland Organic Maple Syrup and Lundberg Farms.
Oil Replacements: Coconut oilrefined for high temp cooking, unrefined for general use, ghee (clarified butter), olive oil, sesame oil. Spectrum brand is great but there's countless other great choices too.
Flour Replacements: Whole wheatrice flour, almond and/or hazelnut flour, arrowroot starch for thickening. Bob's Red Mill for most of my flour choices.
Eggs: Pasture raised or free-range organic preferred.
Dairy: Organicnon UHT pasteurization. Strauss & Clover Organics, but whichever is local/regional in your area.
Red Meat: Preferably grass fed and grass finished if possible. Organic.
Poultry: Free rangeair chilled if possible. Mary's, Rosie's, Diestel Farms, Empire Kosher, and Applegate Farms are all good, but whichever is local to you at your store or farmer's market.
Pork: Applegate and Niman's Ranchor whichever is local to you at your store or farmer's market.
Grains: whole grains trying to avoid "enriched" products. Organic if possibleespecially with wheat since it is one of the heaviest sprayed crops.
Bread: Dave's Killer BreadAlpine Valley, Silver Hills Bakery and Essential Baking Company for gluten free option, these are all great faves in our home.
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