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What the Heck is Watermelon Seed Butter?
1 week ago

What the Heck is Watermelon Seed Butter?

First up – technically it’s a dairy-free substitute for butter or simply a plant-based spread. This is not something new, the terms butter and milk are widely being used to …
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What the Heck is Choline?
1 month ago

What the Heck is Choline?

In My Top Five Food Trends for 2020 blog, I predicted foods for healthy aging will continue to gain momentum this year.  We’ve been hearing more about choline and its …
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What the Heck are Lupins?
2 months ago

What the Heck are Lupins?

As consumers’ interest in high protein plant-based ingredients become more popular, plant-based innovations continue to grow across all categories. Now, what the heck are lupins? Lupins known scientifically as Lupinus …
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What the Heck are Basil Seeds?
3 months ago

What the Heck are Basil Seeds?

You know I’m a big fan of seeds. My book The Need for Seeds: How to make Seeds an Everyday Food in your Healthy Diet was published three years ago …
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What the Heck is Konjac?
4 months ago

What the Heck is Konjac?

Konjac is an herb with a tuber-like corm (underground plant stem). It’s also known as elephant yam, devil’s tongue, snake palm, and voodoo lily. Overall, konjac is highly versatile in …
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What the Heck are Mung Beans?
6 months ago

What the Heck are Mung Beans?

Mung beans are showing up on ingredient lists of plant-based foods including the Beyond Burger. I wasn’t familiar with them, and thought what the heck are mung beans? So my …
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