Easy Tricks to Shortcut Your Cooking

Shortcut Cooking | SavingDinner.com

I get asked all the time for ways to make dinner faster. I get that; we’re a microwave society. We want it quick, dirty and hassle-free. This is why convenience foods are so popular (and expensive and 99% of the time, full of chemicals and lacking nutrients). Here are a couple of things that I […]

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 […]

The Case for Butter

Ask Leanne_ 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. […]

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

Ask Leanne_ Keto 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 […]

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

Ask Leanne_ Keto vs Paleo

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] 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 […]

How to Make a Protein Packed Breakfast WITHOUT Protein Powder

Protein Packed Breakfast Without Protein Powder

Ask Leanne In my inbox today was a question from a gal who is trying our new Re-Boot Camp! She had a question regarding having a smoothie everyday— Dear Leanne, I just signed up for the Re-Boot Camp.  I did not realize that breakfast would be a smoothie and the recipe contains your protein powder, […]

How To Make One Meal for All Ages

Cooking for All Ages

Ask Leanne I get asked a lot of questions. And sometimes those questions follow a pattern—like how do I feed my family the same meal my husband and I want to eat when there’s children, toddlers and babies involved. Just got that one today as a matter of fact! Dear Leanne, My question is how […]