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Power Grain: Italian Farro with Roasted Vegetables

Prepared by and photo by Emily S. Downs Read more about why people are choosing farro over quinoa. My brother’s wife first introduced me to the power-grain farro, and I thank her for it! Farro has twice the fiber and protein than common wheat (wheatberries) and it has been found to lower cholesterol as well as help […]

Why People Are Choosing Farro Over Quinoa

If you like all that Quinoa can do for your body, you’ll love farro. Farro is a little softer and closer in texture to rice making it an easier transition to a superfood in case you (or your kids) find quinoa to be a little too nutty.  But if you are limited to a gluten-free diet farro is not […]

Ghostly Halloween Eggs!

Looking for something beyond sweet treats to fill their bellies on Halloween? Try these ghoulish hard boiled eggs. Or surprise them and put them in their lunch box this month. Here’s how to make them. It might take a few tries to get your groove but even if you don’t make perfect circles, they can […]

Why You Can Feel Good About Eating Artichokes.

Here’s why you can feel good about eating artichokes: • Fiber One medium artichoke has a whopping 6 grams of dietary fiber – that’s a quarter of the recommended daily amount – and more fiber than in one whole cup of prunes! Yet an artichoke has only 60 calories. • Protein Artichokes contain 4 grams of protein – a significant amount […]

Almond Protein Balls

Packed with the good stuff, try these awesome grab and go snacks.

Enjoy Your Thanksgiving Feast without the Guilt

Yes, you can celebrate the holidays without completely denying yourself.

Why Is Quinoa Good For You?

You've heard it, you eat it ... do you know why?

Should You Cut Eggs Out?

The poor egg has gotten a bad rap in past years. Just a few generations ago, eggs were a staple of most North American diets – but now are almost avoided like the plague –why? Extensive research over decades by a plethora of scientists has conclusively proven that the humble egg is in fact, an […]

5 Reasons Shrimp Is Good For You

Sometimes they get a bad rap, but shrimp have lots of health benefits.

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