Tag Archives: Grains

Muesli Slice Recipe (recipe of the month)

muesli slice recipeThis is a pre-apology for any anti-grain people out there ;) ;) – Also anti-sugar as well.

This recipe is a combo of a bunch of different slices and muesli bar recipes I have dabbled with.

It’s very tasty, based on whole foods and loads more filling (and possibly cheaper) than a store bought muesli bar.

So if you are after a snack type food that you can bake, then you might be interested to try this one. Continue reading

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What’s good about bread?

Is bread the forbidden food?

If you read a lot of social media posts about food and nutrition you would think bread is the forbidden food. Whether it’s the anti-carb, paleo, clean eating or whatever the newest food fashion is, many trendy folks advocate for no grains (of any kind).

While there are genuinely many people who can not tolerate wheat based foods (like bread) including those people with coeliac disease and those with an intolerance, it doesn’t necessarily mean we all should be avoiding them. This blog post isn’t really about that debate anyways. ( I would suggest watching this quick video below from Michael Pollan as a start on that topic).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Today I actually wanted to talk about some positives for the humble loaf of bread. A staple of many civilisations. There are some real nutritional benefits in bread which are often overlooked.

This post is for those folks who: Continue reading

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The nutritional benefits of rice

nutritional benefits of riceHa Ha. How strange you are thinking.
Why is she writing about boring old rice? What about quinoa or freekah or chia seeds soaked in filtered water from the foothills of the Himalayas? ;) ;) Continue reading

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