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7 Good Reasons to Eat More Sweet Potatoes

Whether you eat them steamed, mashed, or baked, there are lots of good reasons to love sweet potatoes! Here are some surprising health benefits of this orange veggie. Sweet potatoes are among my tw…

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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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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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Strawberry Season

While strawberries can be found at our local supermarkets year-round, we are fast approaching this familiar fruit’s natural season, when you can grow them yourself or go to local farms and pick your o…

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Quinoa: The Powerhouse Seed

Commonly considered a grain, quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is actually a seed which is related to leafy green vegetables such as spinach, chard and beets.  Once considered the “mother seed” of the Inca…

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