Papaya Ice Cream

You can combine fruits by running varying chunks through a blender, or by pre-blending the fruits and freezing in ice cube trays as in the following recipe:

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Aluminum-Free Baking Powder

When baking quick breads and muffins or cookies, use baking powder that is aluminum-free. Studies have shown that aluminum salts can be absorbed from the intestines and concentrated in various human tissues, and that high aluminum levels are found in the brains of patients with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. In addition, aluminum is linked to bone degeneration and kidney dysfunction.

Coconut Cookies

These are a favoite around my house. There’s never enough! Although the recipe calls for fresh grated coconut, I use bagged and they turn out fine.