Health experts agree that we need to eat more whole grains for optimal health. But most people don’t know what whole grains are. They have been shown to reduce the risks of heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and obesity, but knowing the he... Read more
Can you boil water? Then you can make whole grains a part of your diet. Whole grains are delicious and nutritious, supplying vitamins, minerals, protein and fiber. And there are many varieties to choose from besides the all-too-common wheat, oats and... Read more
That white, powdery substance just makes you feel good. You can't get it off your mind, and you keep coming back for more. The more you have it, the more you want it! But even when you try to stay away from it, it finds ways to sneak into your li... Read more
Have you walked through the bread aisle lately? What used to be a few shelves of loaves is now a full-length aisle of cellophane-wrapped confusion. It used to be simple to bring home a loaf. Now it requires concentration, patience and reading glasses... Read more
Ginger, pumpkin, apple, cinnamon, chocolate, peppermint. The favors of the holidays are comforting and are the perfect end to a wonderful family meal. These recipes include nutrition-packed ingredients that turn holiday favorites into healthier treat... Read more
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Hi everyone, I have started this challenge today to help me lose 76 pounds by the end of September. Please post meal ideas so we can share. Am currently 55kgs and would love to lose about 3 kgs.... Read more
Hi - my son is on a special diet need a BBQ sauce recipe with no onion garlic wheat or barley . To complicate things further he does not like oregano or rosemary. can anyone help me? Light 512... Read more
Back before cake flour was introduced, how did they make the flour for cakes? I have seen something on it before, but can't find it anywhere. I am thinking of making an angel food cake, but I don't have any way to afford cake flour or a mix. I hav... Read more
I've recently been diagnosed with allergies to wheat, oats, soy, malt, barley and rye... I'm not saying go out and find yourself an allergy, but I can't help but think if I hadn't been diagnosed I'd still be in my rut. I'm eating so much better. Fres... Read more
Almond Meal Flour is much lower in carbs than most flours. Bob's Red Mill Almond Meal is a good choice.NEED MORE FIBER IN YOUR BAKED GOODSKings Arthurs High Fiber Flour blendWHITE BEAN FLOUR has up to 9 grams per 1/4 cup.Use flour substitutes to t... Read more
Gluten is a protein found in products made from wheat, rye and some forms of oats. In some people, gluten can trigger an immune response, which damages the fingerlike projections of the small intestine known as villi causing them to become flattened... Read more
Back in high school, I had a pretty standard lunch. Without fail, I'd eat a cereal bar, a piece of fruit (a banana, an apple or some grapes), and some whole-wheat pretzels. While it wasn't exactly balanced--or filling, it did keep me from succumbing... Read more
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