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10+ Ways to Cook with Sesame Seeds

by in Uncategorized, August 11, 2013

Although small, sesame seeds are packed with nutrients such as healthy fats, protein, calcium, antioxidants and dietary fiber. The primary fats in the seeds are monounsaturated fatty acids called oleic acid. Oleic acid has been shown to lower LDL (“bad”) cholesterol and increase the HDL (“good”) cholesterol. The seeds — which are available in aRead more

The Health Powers of Poppy Seeds (Who Knew?)

by in Uncategorized, July 30, 2013

Most often associated with bagels and breads, poppy seeds tend to be forgotten among the other seeds we use when cooking. But not only do poppy seeds add great flavor and crunch to foods, they also provide some respectable health benefits. 1. One teaspoon of poppy seeds has enough calcium and phosphorus to meet 4%Read more

Lactose Free vs Dairy Free

by in Uncategorized, May 19, 2013

People avoid lactose or dairy for different reasons and lactose-free and dairy-free products are not equal. Learning the difference is important to those with special dietary needs.

Summer Fest: What To Do With Overripe Peaches

by in Uncategorized, August 15, 2012

Peaches are a favorite summer fruit – but what do you do when you buy too many and end up with a fridge full of overripe peaches?