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Meet Buckwheat, the Powerful Flour Alternative

If all you know about buckwheat is that it's pretty good in pancakes, it's time to take a new look at this under-used (and gluten-free!) grain. Though the "wheat" portion of its name is misleading,…

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7 Great Flours for Gluten-Free Baking

Amaranth flour has a unique and earthy flavor and is high in fiber and protein. It is neither a grain or a grass but is actually a plant that is related to spinach and Swiss chard. The plant produces …

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Gluten-Free All Day: Tasty Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

This is a collection of some of my favorite gluten-free recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. All the recipes are vegan and white sugar free! You CAN make your own gluten-free meals quite easily…

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15 Healthy & Unique Whole Grain Breakfasts

  By now, you probably know all of the benefits of whole grains: a decreased risk of certain types of cancer, strokes, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, just to name a few. But are you really ge…

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10 Health Benefits of Buckwheat

Contrary to its name, this fruit seed is not in any way related to wheat. Buckwheat is a gluten free power food! It is becoming very popular for many good reasons. It is a highly nourishing, e…

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11 Gluten-Free Grains

More and more people are realizing that they either have celiac disease, or gluten sensitivity, or just don't do well on wheat. This at first seems overwhelming since wheat is everywhere in our cul…

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17 Ways to Build Better Blood

Your blood feeds every cell, tissue, gland, organ, and organ system in your body. Without strong, oxygen-rich blood these systems can become compromised. Here are 17 ways to build stronger, richer, he…

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Buckwheat: 12 Reasons to Love the Unsung Superfood

Unrelated to wheat, buckwheat is actually not a grain at all, but a seed of a plant related to rhubarb.  As is often the case with seeds, buckwheat’s nutritional value surpasses grains.  Here are 10 r…

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7 Steps Away From Refined Grains

By Catherine Guthrie, Experience Life Whole grains deliver fiber, healthy fats, vitamins, minerals, plant enzymes and hundreds of phytochemicals. For those seeking a dense source of carbohydrate …

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6 Gluten-Free Grains to Add to Your Diet

Whether you're sensitive to gluten or just wanting to eat less of it, here are 6 gluten-free grains that offer many health benefits: Brown Rice Unlike white rice, brown rice is high in fiber and…

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