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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

 

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.

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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

 

Dairy-Free Lasagna Recipe

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The quantities listed below make approximately 5 substantial servings.

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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

 

Savoury Tofu Recipe

How to Make Healthy Mushroom Frittatas (Omelettes)

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I suppose you could call them mini mushroom omelettes, but enoki mushroom frittatas has a nice ring to it, no? However you choose to name this dish, know going in that it provides a wonderfully chewy texture that makes it natural to pair with rice or noodles. Read more

 

Korean Tofu Recipes

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I think for most people, organic tofu is a healthy food choice. It's rich in healthy protein, and unlike flesh meats like beef, chicken, and pork, tofu doesn't tend to create inflammation in the body, which is why I generally recommend it to people with chronic, degenerative health challenges. Read more

 

Simple Goodness of Roasted Squash and Cauliflower

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When looking to fix a simple meal that is just as pleasing to the palate as it is nutritious to all of the cells of your body, you might follow this loose set of suggestions for roasting some squash and cauliflower. If you have some broccoli on hand, you can include it along with the cauliflower. Total prep time is somewhere around 25 minutes. One hour later, you'll have on your plate a lovely combination of roasted vegetables that will leave you and your loved ones healthier and fully satiated without feeling bogged down. Read more

 

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