Why Black Turtle Beans? Part 1 - History

Why Black Turtle Beans? Part 1 - History

Black Beans first originated in North America; researchers believe them to be native to Mexico. There are many different varieties of black beans, including.....

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Why Coconut Flour? Part 3 - Cooking Tips

Why Coconut Flour? Part 3 - Cooking Tips

Although it is a fantastic substitute for wheat flours, coconut flour can be trickier than you think when it comes to using it in your recipes. Here are our tips & tricks for adding this gluten free wonder to your cooking...... 

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Why Coconut Flour? Part 1 - History

Why Coconut Flour? Part 1 - History

Coconut flour is one of the most popular substitutes for regular wheat flours. Being highly nutritional, and delicious, it is an amazing gluten-free alternative to your all-purpose flours.........

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Why Hulled Millet? History, Health, and Cooking Tips

Why Hulled Millet? History, Health, and Cooking Tips

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Millet is an ancient grain with its cultivation dating back as far as 12,000 years. Its African origins make this grain an ideal candidate for farming even in poorer soils and dryer weather conditions. Historically, Millet was ..........

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Why Oat Bran? History, Health, and Cooking Tips

Why Oat Bran? History, Health, and Cooking Tips

The ancestry of the modern oat can be traced back to the wild red oat, a plant originating in Asia. Some research even suggests that oats were primarily used for medicinal purposes before they came to be recognized as a staple food...

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Why Hulled Buckwheat Groats? History, Nutrition, and Cooking Tips

Why Hulled Buckwheat Groats? History, Nutrition, and Cooking Tips

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Buckwheat farming heralds originally from Southeast Asia dating back thousands of years when it was a staple, before rice and other cereal grains began to replace it. It is still widely produced in Russia and Poland where it features significantly in traditional cuisine...

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Why Quinoa? History, health, cooking tips and recipes

Why Quinoa? History, health, cooking tips and recipes

Quinoa is one of the few ancient grains that have remained largely unchanged over the millennia. It is believed that this nutrient-packed grain was initially cultivated over 5000 years ago and is traced originally to the Incan civilization of South America. Quinoa was a staple for the Incan people and offered so many nutritional...

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Why is Fiber Important? Part 2 - Soluble vs Insoluble

Why is Fiber Important? Part 2 - Soluble vs Insoluble

While the common denominator is that neither type of fiber is absorbed by the body, the difference lies in their varying properties when either type is mixed with water. Here we can look at how each type of fiber consumption can benefit the...

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