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baking, cocoa, cookies and bars, dessert, sprouted wheat, wheat -

If you have a Dad that rises above and beyond the call of duty, there's nothing you want more than to see that sweet guy live a long and healthy life! We couldn't agree more and this recipe proves it. This is the perfect Father's Day treat for that guy!  We're using our highly nutritious sprouted wheat flour that is the most accessible source of vitamins in the grain kingdom, along with organic cocoa and coconut sugar. We've talked about it before here on the blog, but raw cocoa is known as a super-food*. Ironically, these are so delicious, they...

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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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 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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Mom loves chocolate almost as much as she loves her kids. So, with Mother's Day coming up this weekend, we thought we'd share a super simple French Silk Chocolate Pie that is sure to make your favorite lady cry tears of joy...mostly because of the chocolate...but also because she loves you.  Unlike more difficult to make French Silk recipes, this one is super simple! It is just like a giant chocolate truffle in a pie shell and super ridiculously evil, good, evil, good. Chef adds a few more nuances to the flavor by infusing it with citrus, brandy and rum....

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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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