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Amaranth protein bites

Amaranth (Amaranthus spp.) has been consumed throughout history, including by the Inca, Maya and Aztec civilizations, where it was used as a staple food. Amaranth grain is a highly nutritional pseudocereal, like quinoa and buckwheat, with a superior amount of proteins¬† and has been shown to provide medicinal benefits, especially in lowering the risk of the oxidative stress related diseases e.g. cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and obesity (1). Furthermore, amaranth is considered a good source of insoluble fiber and vitamin…

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Chocolate, cardamom & buckwheat granola

There are many known health benefits for many of the ingredients in this granola recipe, for example oats, almonds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, cacao and cardamom but here we are going to highlight buckwheat. Buckwheat, is often known for its unique pyramid shape and belongs to a group of foods called pseudocereals, which are seeds consumed in the same way as cereals. Other popular pseudocereals are for example quinoa, chia seeds and amaranth. There exist up to nine varieties of…

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Raw lemon and turmeric cake

This raw cake here is my all-time favorite. It is so fresh and flavorful. Not to mention beautiful with this bright yellow color! Usually the people that come by for a visit get a piece of this one, since I usually have it stocked up in the freezer and I even served it on my son’s first birthday, where it was a hit. Lemon and turmeric raw cake   Save Print Prep time 30 mins Cook time 1 hour 30…

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