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annatto According to Phyllis Balch in her book “Prescription for Nutritional Healing,” annatto contains amino acids, calcium, iron and phosphorus, as well as vitamins B-2 and B-3. Annatto also contains beta-carotene and vitamin C, which are both potent antioxidants that help to prevent damage to your cells and DNA. The bright, deep orange seeds are a source of color, especially for cheddar cheese (the orange type). I’ve used it as a natural food coloring by simmering the seeds in vegetable oil until a deep orange color develops. I’ve long made my own non-dairy cheeses and this is what I used for that authentic cheddar cheese color.

Coloring for Cheese - 2oz.
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Mickey Thienes

About Mickey Thienes

Discover the hidden secrets nature has to offer. For over 25 years, I have been teaching people how to use natural herbs to make homeopathic remedies, tonics, elixirs, tinctures, formulas and secret recipes to relieve the symptoms of common ailments, protect your health and live a vibrant healthy life. – Mickey Ann Thienes