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4 Staple African Pantry Ingredients to Elevate Your Plant-Based Cooking

6 Mins Read African cuisine is rife with super grains, surprising grasses, and protein-rich snacks that will elevate your palate and support developing economies and sourcing them is as simple as a click online.  The following are some of the most versatile African pantry staples to start cooking with: 1. Teff  What is it: Teff is a tiny […]

5 Ancient Super Grains You Need In Your Life (And Your Diet)

6 Mins Read Ancient grains, sometimes also called heritage grains, have been gaining in popularity as an alternative to the monolith that has become wheat thanks to the fact that they have not been over-manipulated after decades of industrial agriculture. As such, ancient grains are GMO-free, far more nutritious, and still have a lot of the properties that made them […]

Paleo Diet Discussion: Exploring The Legume Question

5 Mins Read Say Goodbye To Beans One of the most controversial aspects about following a paleo diet is the requirement to give up legumes (aka beans, pulses, peas). That means no more baked beans, no more dahl (a lot of Indian food is out), no more hummus (same goes for Middle Eastern), no more refried beans, no […]