Healthy & Organic Living Blog

Why Organic Buckwheat Kasha? Part 1 - History

Why Organic Buckwheat Kasha? Part 1 - History

January 12, 2021 2 min read

“Kasha”—the foreign-sounding name refers quite simply to roasted buckwheat. Native to Asia and Northern Europe, buckwheat.......
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What Are Anti-nutrients? Part 2 - Tannins, Oxolates, Glucosinolates

What Are Anti-nutrients? Part 2 - Tannins, Oxolates, Glucosinolates

January 05, 2021 2 min read

In the last blog, we covered the anti-nutrients phytic acid, lectins, and saponins. This week we will talk about a few more antinutrients that are commonly found in.......
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What are Anti-Nutrients? Part 1 - Phytates, Saponins, Lectins

What are Anti-Nutrients? Part 1 - Phytates, Saponins, Lectins

December 29, 2020 2 min read

Anti-nutrients are natural or synthetic compounds found in certain foods that interfere with the absorption of nutrients. For the most part, the body’s ability to absorb and use essential nutrients like vitamins and minerals are believed to be......
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Tasty Organic Recipes

Organic Buckwheat Kasha - Simple Prep - Be Still Farms Recipe

Organic Buckwheat Kasha - Simple Prep

January 15, 2021 1 min read

Buckwheat Kasha is a simple, nutrient-rich meal that can be used as a base or eaten by itself. Kasha contains nutrients like magnesium, protein, and fiber that make for a healthy and delicious meal!
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Overnight Organic Power Oatmeal

Overnight Organic Power Oatmeal

January 08, 2021 1 min read

Overnight oatmeal is the best way to start a busy day. Simple, but absolutely scrumptious, and packed with nutrients that will start your day right! Finishing off your bowl with cacao nibs adds a healthy but rich chocolate flavor, or a sprinkle of sucanat to finish it off with a subtle hint of molasses.
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Organic Sunflower Butter-Flax Cookies - Be Still Farms Recipe

Organic Sunflower Butter-Flax Cookies

January 01, 2021 1 min read

These yummy sunflower butter-flax cookies are a delicious treat and seriously addictive! The flaxseed gives them an extra bit of fiber and also enhances the nutty flavor. A simple but delicious cookie recipe!
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