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Health Facts About Lentils | Slow Cooked Lentil Soup Recipe

Health Facts About Lentils | Slow Cooked Lentil Soup Recipe

Lentils have been around for thousands of years.  There is evidence that they were used in the Bronze Age. Lentils are legumes and do not grow wild.  Lentils are a great source of protein for those who eat a plant-based diet. Did You Know? Lentils are high in protein, second to soybeans.  One cup of […]

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Interesting Facts About Garbanzo Beans

Interesting Facts About Garbanzo Beans

Garbanzo beans (chickpeas) have some interesting facts. These little legumes are not only unique in appearance, but they are pack a healthy punch. The taste of garbanzo beans takes a little getting used to, but after trying these beauties, you will like them. They have a nutty taste and the texture of the bean is […]

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The Simply Bar – Review

The Simply Bar – Review

  I started my fitness journey in June of this year and I needed something to help me in the protein area. I like eating something with protein before and after my workout sessions. I also like snacking and I know I need improvement in that area, so I figure if I can do better […]

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A Fun Way to Use the Ancient Grain, Amaranth

A Fun Way to Use the Ancient Grain, Amaranth

Do you eat your grains?  I’m not talking about white/brown or wild rice.  There is a variety of unrefined grains that you can try. Did you know that Harvard University scientists found that women who eat whole grains are less likely to gain extra weight? Start incorporating grains into your diet.  They not only help […]

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Top 11 Superfoods In My House

Top 11 Superfoods In My House

If you ever visit me, you will always find these superfoods in my house, some I use more often than others. I got the idea to share my superfoods with you from Tatianna over at LovingFit.com. What are Superfoods? Superfoods are very powerful, concentrated and nutrient-rich. These foods help nourish the brain, bones, muscles, skin, […]

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