Tag: fiber

Awesome and healthy, high protein pancakes

Awesome and healthy, high protein pancakes

I voted today! This morning at 6:55 am to be precise. Dr. P announced last night that he would be slithering out of bed at 5:45 to make it to the polls when they opened. I am not an early riser, and I figured Lady […]

Catastrophic Carb Confusion

Catastrophic Carb Confusion

I just got back from a 10 day, blow-your-mind fantastic trip to Israel. First, go. Please, go. It was magical. Second, they had the most delicious looking/smelling/tasting breads. Among a gazillion other amazingly tasty food stuffs. But their carb game was on point. Are we hungry […]

Chickpeas + Fiber Highlight

Chickpeas + Fiber Highlight

Chickpeas- aka garbanzo beans- are finally getting some credit. With hummus making a dash from the foodie to the mainstream scene, more and more of us are dippin’ and divin’ into chickpea bliss.

But these magic little beans are still underrated. We could use them way more than we do to add protein and fiber to dishes  or healthy snacking. They are vitality dynamos and so super easy to use!

They are also delicate on our bank account. Buy them canned and pre-cooked for less than $1, and dried beans are the cheapest form of protein per ounce.

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Bodacious Tip: Buy a bunch of cans when they are on sale. Make them a kitchen staple and a great last minute meal protein option.

In addition to being inexpensive, they also rule because they are loaded with fiber, potassium, and iron. Many of us occasionally have trouble taking a poo. Admit it. There are days we are like, What is going on down there? This clog is worse than DC traffic!

Inadequate fiber and water at play here? I think yes, sir.

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Nutrition highlight: Kiwi and food waste talk

Nutrition highlight: Kiwi and food waste talk

The kiwi is one pretty fruit. It photographs so well! It also reminds me of the rad neon green eyeliner I thought was all the rage in high school (srrrrsly, not good judgment there!). So I bought a whole bucket of kiwi last week, and I needed to […]