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Healthiest Flours to Use in Baking (and How to Use Them!)

Swapping out the refined, white flour in your favorite baking recipe can have a big impact on the nutritional content of your favorite baked goods! Find out the benefits of different flours, and how t…

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Are You Ready for Cricket Flour Cookies?

Ever have a hard time finding an affordable, healthy, and environmentally sustainable source of pure protein for you and your family? Soy is a mixed bag, beef and fish can be unsustainable and expensi…

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3 Ingenious Substitutes for Pizza Crust

Who doesn't love pizza? Unfortunately, when you hop on the healthy eating bandwagon, some foods are hard to replicate -- like pizza. A greasy, carby, cheesey masterpiece, pizza can make you feel a…

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10 Food Swaps to Lower Blood Pressure

While blood pressure rises and falls naturally, sustained elevation -- otherwise known as high blood pressure, or hypertension -- can damage your heart, kidneys, and even brain. More than 65 mil…

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Why Are We Still Eating White Bread?

Here is a question for the gluten-tolerant of the group: Are you white or wheat? Actually this question could use some diversification. Maybe we could ask, ďAre you white or spelt, amaranth, rye, or a…

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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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7 Negative Effects of Refined Flour

By Catherine Guthrie, Experience Life Flour is hard to sidestep come mealtime. Breakfast brims with toast, bagels, cereal, pancakes. Lunch is built around sandwiches, wraps, pasta, pizza. And din…

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Uses for Rolling Pins

The humble rolling pin is much more than a device for turning out pastry. It can do so much more! I thought I'd roll out the red carpet for this powerful tool. The Pin As Physio Labor coaches …

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