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chia, cocoa, coconut oil, dessert, raw foods, teff, vegan -

It just became super-cool to eat super foods. A super food would be a nutrition-dense calorie option. Let's face it, normally if someone said "eat peanut butter cups," you'd probably not lump that little treat into the super-food category. Our chef is about to change your mind.  These homemade naturally sweetened peanut butter cups are not made with traditional chocolate. In fact, they are made using the power of organic raw coconut oil, natural stevia, and raw baker's cocao (one that isn't stripped of its natural power-house properties) to make a cocao bark.  That delicious chocolate bark is wrapped around...

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basic cooking, chia, cocoa, cookies, cookies and bars, dessert, oats, teff, vegan -

 In the Organic Grains test kitchen, we're committed to making things that taste awesome, but are also really good for you! So these cookies are going to surprise you. Not only are they simple they are also packed with nutrition, fiber, and life-sustaining goodness!  We're going to highlight just a few of these powerhouse ingredients...just so you can really get the scoop on the health benefits of these bad-boys! Rolled Oats are made from the steamed whole oat groats rolled into thick flakes. Old fashioned oats are just another, slightly thinner rolled version of the thick-rolled variety. Because they are still...

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basic cooking, breakfast, chia, cocoa, main dish, oats, teff, vegan -

In the Organic Grains test kitchen, we're committed to making things that taste awesome, but are also really good for you! Chocolate Granola is going to surprise you. Not only is it simple to make, but it is also packed with nutrition, fiber, and life-sustaining goodness! We're going to highlight just a few of these powerhouse ingredients...just so you can really get the scoop on the health benefits of this granola! Rolled Oats are the base of this powerful recipe. Rolled Oats are made from the steamed whole oat groats rolled into thick flakes. Old fashioned oats are just another, slightly...

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Chia has made a tremendous comeback over the last few years, despite the previous 500 years or so of relative obscurity. So what's the deal with this super-food? Why the buzz? Chia seeds are the highest plant source of omega-3 fatty acids, and they contain more fiber than flax seeds or nuts. Chia seeds are gluten free and comes in Black and White varieties. Because of their natural ability to absorb immense amounts of liquid, they are an outstanding addition to your diet when coupled with water, to maintain hydration during physical exertion. Two keys in the battle against dehydration are regulating body fluid...

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berry, chia, dessert, pie, teff, vegan -

  This week has been full of delicious fake holidays...er...um...real holidays created by the food industry to sell more pastries. Bhwahaha! Case in point, today is National Blueberry Pie Day. We kid you not. Blueberry. Pie. Day. It's actually "a thing". So, in honor of our favorite fake-real holiday, we had our favorite on-staff pastry chef come up with a really killer blueberry pie that is full of whole remarkable grain and crazy fantastic flavor profiles that are insanely good. You will not be disappointed! Plus, this recipe can be made into two pies, or 12 hand pies! So you...

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