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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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What’s So Great About Raw Roods? (+ Gluten-Free Tabouli Recipe)

Raw foods are all the rage these days...†But what's all the fuss about? Karyn Calabrese is a vibrant raw foodie and the force behind Karyn's Raw Foods, author of Soak Your Nuts and restauranteur. O…

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How to Make Sense of Sustainable Coffee Labels

Based on the lines outside Starbucks and Caribou Coffee alone, it seems like everyone in the U.S. loves coffee. A 2013 study found that an average of 85 percent of the U.S. population has at least …

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Why Undercooked Pasta is Better For You

Pasta gets a lot of love†across the world, but also an unfair share of bad press. Maligned as an unhealthy fattening dish, pasta is actually good for you if cooked the right way. Experts say you sh…

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8 Things You Need to Know About Calcium

While calcium is probably the most discussed of all the minerals, most people still donít know a lot about this essential life-supporting mineral. Here are 8 things you need to know about calcium. …

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Exotic Spice Cookies

Super easy to make, the secret is adding the egg at the end. Exotic spices give them a phenomenal taste! 1 Ĺ cup spelt flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 tea…

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How Black Tea May Help Cut Your Ovarian Cancer Risk

More than 20,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the USA every year according to†the National Cancer Institute. The most common†of these is epithelial ovarian cancer, the†fifth leading caus…

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3 Easy Ways to Cook Spinach with an Indian Touch

The†health benefits of spinach are a legion, and spinach in your salad, soup†and pasta†is always a winner. In India, we like our food spicy, but when it comes to spinach, most dishes are prepared m…

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Are Vitamin Drinks Overdoing It?

Most of us donít get all of the nutrients we need from food alone. So we take supplements, buy fortified foods and drinks, and stock up on as many vitamins as we can. Why not? Vitamins are a good thin…

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How to Sneak More Veggies into Every Meal

Part three of a three part series on making the veggie taste transition. Read part one here and part two here. Then listen to the Foodie-Phile podcast at the bottom of this post. Make the Veggie Ta…

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