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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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Date & salted peanut bliss bites

These date and salted peanut bites are so delicious that I guarantee you that you will finish them way too quickly! Quick fact though: Dates, peanuts and chocolate are are all very calorie-dense, meaning only a small bite contains a lot of calories and so you only need small amounts of them at a time. So it is maybe wise to store them in the fridge and only grab a bite or two at a time, e.g. in the morning…

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