Popular breakfast or snack food, granolas. It is particularly a favorite breakfast snack in the USA since 1890

Poppy Seeds & Baking: Our Favorite Poppy Seed Recipes

If you think poppy seeds are destined to be relegated to muffins and bagels, think again. This tiny seed packs a mighty wallop and can be used in a number of ways — whether that’s to add a little extra oomph in the way of health benefits or a surprising twist on one of your favorite recipes.

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4 Delicious Protein Packed Gluten-Free Snacks

Flaxseeds (also called linseeds) - rich source of healthy fat, antioxidants, and fiberThose following gluten-free diets should be mindful of the need to get enough dietary protein on a daily basis. Traditional snack items may be off limits to you because they include gluten-based ingredients. Fortunately, however, there are many gluten-free protein sources that are as delicious as they are nutritious.

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10 Healthy Snack Substitutes for Every Craving

Mixed nuts in a bowl on a wooden background

Most people struggle with snack cravings on a daily basis, and giving into those cravings frequently involves nutritional compromise. However, it’s not necessary to sacrifice scrumptious flavor in your search for fulfilling snacks. The following are just 10 of the delectable delights that are both good to your taste buds and good for your health.

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10 Best Winter Nut Recipes

Bowl with roasted pumpkin seeds

Traditional winter cooking means using lots of delicious nuts such as pecans, walnuts, and almonds. Fortunately, countless ways exist to use these tasty-but-nutritious morsels in a variety of recipes from everything from savory dishes to sweet treats. The following are 10 of the best winter nut recipes.

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Health Benefits of Various Nuts

Group of healthy variety nutsModern consumers are waking up to the magic of nuts. Raw tree nuts in particular bring both taste and nutrition to the table. The following are just four of the most popular kinds and how the average consumer can benefit from including them in their daily meal plan.

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Best Trail Mix/Snack Mix Combos

All Natural Homemade Trail Mix

Trail mix or snack mix is a great on-the-go snack, as well as something fun to put out at parties. While there are many premade mixes available, you can save money and get more control over what you eat by making your own at home.

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Did you Know You Can Eat Watermelon Seeds? Here’s Why You Should

watermelon seeds in order to eat the kernels

If you’re looking for a tasty and healthy alternative to your usual snack foods, you should consider adding watermelon seeds to your daily dietary routine. Most people are only familiar with them through spitting them out when enjoying a juicy slice of fresh watermelon on a sunny summer afternoon, but these little nuggets of nutrient-dense goodness are worthy of inclusion in your pantry in their own right.

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Healthy Smoothies that Use Chia Seeds

Blueberry and chia smoothie

Smoothies provide a quick, delicious, and nutritious way to start your day. They can be made with a variety of healthy and tasty ingredients, and you can be as creative or traditional as you want when crafting one in your home kitchen.

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DIY Nut Flour – Gluten Free

blanched almond flour

Looking for a break from gluten? It’s estimated that about 18 million Americans have some sort of non-celiac gluten sensitivity. If you have gluten issues, if you’re cooking for someone who does or if you just wish to add more variety to your diet, it is easy to make nut-based flours at home.

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Making Macarons with DIY Almond Flour

Chocolate Macarons made with almond flourDo you love macarons but have issues with traditional wheat flour? Perhaps you’re gluten intolerant or are simply seeking a flour alternative with authentic goodness and nutrition. Consider making your macarons with almond flour — it’s gluten free, easy to work with, and high in fiber, protein, vitamin E, manganese, and other vitamins and minerals.

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