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Soba

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Photo above by Shelby, January 23, 2019

If you strive to avoid gluten-rich wheat noodles but find yourself missing the occasional bowl of pasta, you may find the perfect fix in soba noodles. Made mostly with buckwheat and long used in East Asian cuisine, soba noodles are very easy to prepare and are readily available in Asian markets and grocery stores in larger cities.

Most varieties of noodles that are low in or devoid of gluten require constant attention while boiling and leave a gooey mess of cooking water to deal with after. Not with soba. Three to four minutes and they're ready to go, and unlike grainy whole wheat pasta, soba noodles have a delightfully clean and smooth feel about them. Read more about Soba

 

Coconut Yogurt, Almond Butter, & Berries Breakfast Toasts

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Many thanks to Shelby for giving us a look at this lovely nutrient-dense breakfast creation.

Ingredients: Read more about Coconut Yogurt, Almond Butter, & Berries Breakfast Toasts

 

Steel Cut Oats with Chia Seeds and Berries

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Some of our readers asked if a recent simple oats recipe would work just as well with unrolled oats, known as steel-cut oats that are typically cooked in boiling water. Read more about Steel Cut Oats with Chia Seeds and Berries

 

Dairy-Free Lasagna Recipe

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The quantities listed below make approximately 5 substantial servings.

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White Sauce: Read more about Dairy-Free Lasagna Recipe

 

How to Make Healthy Spring Rolls

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To make healthy vegetable spring rolls, you'll need dry rice paper that comes in flat circles. You can find rice paper in the Asian section of your local grocery store or in most Asian food shops.

Here are a few video clips courtesy of CHOW.com's YouTube channel that show how to work with rice paper: Read more about How to Make Healthy Spring Rolls

 

Coconut Chia Pudding Recipe

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Quantities listed produce approximately 2 substantial servings of coconut chia pudding.

Ingredients: Read more about Coconut Chia Pudding Recipe

 

How to Add Lovely Flavour to Roasted Vegetables

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To elevate roasted broccoli and cauliflower a level or two, try adding two handfuls of small tomatoes in the following fashion:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit on bake setting. Read more about How to Add Lovely Flavour to Roasted Vegetables

 

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