Myths of Keto

Myths of Keto

Since we started Hot Melt last year, we’ve had a few questions (understandably) that I want to address, especially because this is the information that runs rampant in the health space that needs to be squelched once and for all. The first is that it’s unhealthy–and to that, I say solidly that NO it is not. But it can be–especially …

Ask Leanne_ Case for Butter

The Case for Butter

I get a lot of emails from people who are, understandably, nutritionally confused. How do you decipher the claims of some of these things? The biggest question I get is regarding the butter/margarine debate. Check this out: Dear Leanne, I’m confused. You say I should use butter instead of margarine because margarine isn’t real food. I heard you say it …

Ask Leanne_ Keto Complicated

Ask Leanne: Why does keto have to be so complicated?

Unbelievable–that’s exactly the difference between a keto diet (all the rage!) and our own Hot Melt Diet. Yesterday I explained the difference between a keto diet and a paleo diet (because you ask me that all the time, LOL!!) And now I think it’s important to explain the difference between a standard keto diet and our own, Hot Melt Diet. …

Ask Leanne_ Keto vs Paleo

Ask Leanne: What’s the difference between Keto and Paleo?

I get asked this question. All. The.TIME! So I thought I would spend a little time giving you the major differences, plus a recipe to help you see (and taste) a GREAT recipe! First of all, a ketogenic diet is a diet that is higher in fat, lower in carbs and protein. The paleo diet is a grain free, dairy …