Many years ago, I had a “series of unfortunate events” involving my front teeth. To summarize yet spare you the gory details, they decided to become detached from the rest of me on four different occasions. While the dentist put them back in each time, it was only a matter of time until they would need to come out,
While not the newest weight loss plan on the block, the Keto Diet has seen a surge of renewed interest over the past few years. Part of this interest results from its close relation to the Paleo and Primal food philosophies. But, the excitement is also driven by the immense success of many of its followers.
As a kid, I always thought this was an insult. But now, I realize that even if a kid meant it that way, it actually isn’t such bad advice. Touch dirt. Feel dirt. Spend time in and with good dirt. But also, in a real sense, eat dirt.
Gardening season is here! Few things help shake off the cloudy wintertime blues like getting your hands dirty and feet wet in the good spring earth! And, if you are an organic gardener or plan to be, composting is at the top of your list of things to do to get things off to a good start.
We live in the day and age of diets. With the breakdown of any sort of unified, heritage based cuisine to maintain sanity in the US food scene, the people comprising its melting pot have migrated through the decades from one dietary fashion and fad to another. The 1960s and 70s especially ushered in the era of unending dietary upheaval.
It seems there is an endless array of gluten free grains and paleo flours now flooding the market. This isn’t a bad thing, but it can be bewildering for consumers. One that is really catching on comes from the most popular fruit in North America. Yes, that’s right, banana flour!
Let’s take at a look at this traditional food turned flour.
While humanity has enjoyed almonds for millennia, almond flour as a replacement for grains in baking is relatively new on the scene.
Its popularity is traced back to the early 2000s. During this period, awareness of Celiac, gluten intolerance, and digestive problems aggravated by wheat started to grow.
Gut healing diets became popular about the same time.