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August 11, 2016


Nuts are literally my day to day life savers. I always keep a small container with almonds in my bag for times when there isn’t a healthy snack insight. Cashew nuts are the substantial ingredients of my favorite granola bars and walnuts are generously added to my morning cereal or oatmeal. As you can see, I devour nuts as they are a good addition to any healthy diet due to their nutrition and they have incredible flavor. It’s advised to have a small handful of nuts every day . So let us highlight a couple of types of nuts we often use in this Product Highlight about Nuts!


In general, nuts contain fats and are relatively high in calories, but adding walnuts to your diet can help you to maintain your ideal weight over time or helps anyone who is trying to reduce weight. One of the factors is that it provides you with a ton of vitamins and minerals and walnuts keep you feeling full for a longer period of time


Almonds are lowest in calories among the nuts, rank number one in calcium content and pack a substantial amount of protein as well as fiber They have the same protective flavanoid activity as broccoli and green tea!


Peanuts are technically not really nuts, but instead belong to the legume family. However, we wanted them to be in this list, since they are often used in every day products such as granola and nut bars. Peanuts are a good source of vitamins, minerals and resveratrol, which is an antioxidant phytochemical linked to good heart health

Despite their important health benefits, peanut allergy is one of the most common, especially concerning children and for some people peanuts can be deadly


Cashews are considered nuts, but are actually seeds which grow out of apples. They are related to pistachios, mangos and even poison ivy.

Enzymes in the cashew called tyrosinase convert to the pigment melanin and protects our skin from UV damage. The amount of magnesium works with copper to provide bone strength, and when it teams up with melanin it provies our bodies with good joint flexibility.

These four types are nuts are just a small selection of the multitude of nuts available around the world. Nuts are so high in nutrition and flavor that if you’re not prone to nut allergies, it’s a great idea to add them to your diet. What is your favorite nut and do you have them as a snack of do you add them to your meals?

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Oatmeal will always be one of our favorite go-to breakfasts. Nothing beats a steaming , healthy and filling bowl of oats! However, there are more porridge-like breakfast options out there. That is why lately we often opt for delicious Teff! This type of grain…

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Sweet Potato

I tend to incorporate sweet potato into my meals more frequently and even use them in my baking! My guess it’s due to the increasing amount of recipes I see everywhere, which inspire me to use them more often and also, sweet potato is…

June 20, 2016
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Aduki Beans

A while ago we posted our Top 5 Favorite Legume Salads, which also had a great recipe using Aduki Beans. We love this recipe, and since Aduki beans due to their nutrition and flavor, in our opinion, should be used more often, today’s Product…

June 7, 2016
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We all know quinoa, but meet the less popular grain-like seed, but similarly nutritious and delicious cousin of quinoa; Amaranth. Cultivated by the Aztecs 8,000 years ago and still a native crop in Peru, amaranth is gaining increasing popularity. So read up on this…

May 23, 2016
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Turmeric is something I think a lot of us have been taking for granted all these years, being one of the (although essential!) ingredients in a good curry and other dishes. But there is a lot more to this ancient spice and with more…

May 13, 2016
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Benefits Of Honey

Sweet!! I get to write a Product Highlight post about the benefits of honey, one of my essential products in the kitchen. We use honey nearly every single day in baking for example, and absolutely love a spoon of honey in my tea. But…

February 12, 2016