Whole Grains


8 Healthy Gluten Free Grains

8 Healthy Gluten Free Grains Just because you have removed gluten from your diet, doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy grains. There is a variety of healthy, whole grains that happen to be gluten-free and super beneficial for our health. Whether you’re celiac’s, gluten-free, or just looking to add more nutrition into your diet, you will love these grains. Below are 8 healthy gluten free grains to add to your diet. 1. Amaranth This whole grain has an impressive nutritional profile and loads of calcium, magnesium, potassium, and phosphorus. It also contains a good amount of vitamin C and a […]


Simple Food Swaps that Will Transform Your Health

Simple Food Swaps that Will Transform Your Health With the major holidays out of the way, it’s time to clean up your diet and start eating healthy again. Thankfully you will be on your way to a healthier, happier you in no time with these easy food swaps. Food swaps are an easy way to clean up your diet and load up on more nutrition without having to make drastic changes. Below are some very simple food swaps that will transform your health and diet without you even noticing. FRUIT JUICE FOR FRESH FRUIT  No matter how much fruit juice […]


Amazing Health Benefits of Forbidden Black Rice

Amazing Health Benefits of Forbidden Black Rice You may already be eating this incredible rice every day, without known it holds amazing healing benefits. Black rice is packed with nutrition, high levels of fiber and antioxidants. It also hosts a variety of preventive and healing benefits for the body. Black rice is also the only rich known that contains anthocyanin. Below are some of the amazing health benefits of forbidden black rice. Reduces insulin resistance: Black rice has shown to be a beneficial part of a healthy diet, especially for those with diabetes. Anthocyanins are a flavonoid found in black rice […]


Major Health Benefits of Rice

Major Health Benefits of Rice Rice is a staple ingredient in many cultures and for good reason. It is a sustainable, high energy health food with loads of benefits. The various health benefits can be found in over forty thousand different varieties of rice around the world. However, the type of rice you choose greatly depends on the benefits you receive, as refined white rice isn’t nearly as beneficial as brown or black rice. You will also want to consider how it is grown and avoid any added ingredients. Below are some of the major health benefits of rice. Health […]


The Benefits of Fenugreek

The Benefits of Fenugreek Fenugreek is an essential herb and legume throughout South America, India, Europe and Mediterranean. It has long been used for it’s powerful medicinal properties and is now considered an effective supplement. It’s various uses make this superfood even more valuable for culinary and healing properties. It has several effects on overall health and well being, as it contains many essential nutrients.  Below are some of the various studies done on the benefits of fenugreek. Health Benefits of Fenugreek: Appetite Control Properties – Three different studies have shown that fenugreek seeds may significantly reduce appetite and fat intake. One study […]


5 Grains to Add to Your Salad

5 Grains to Add to Your Salad Topping your salad with whole grains is a great way to add flavor, color, texture and essential nutrients. Whole grains are packed with vital nutrients including fiber to help you stay full longer and B vitamins that provide you with sustainable energy.  Adding whole grains to your salad makes it hearty, healthy and full of great crunch. Below are 5 grains to add to your salad. 1. Barley Barely is often referred to as the cousin of the oat. It is found numerous different types of alcohol (beers, whiskey, etc). However, it’s a lot […]