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What the Heck are Water Lily Seeds? 
1 month ago

What the Heck are Water Lily Seeds? 

This is another blog topic from my early 2020 list, before the global pandemic disrupted the world’s focus for almost everything including our behaviours around food and eating patterns.  As …
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What the Heck are Lupins?
11 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?
11 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?
1 year 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?
1 year 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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What the Heck are Lotus Seeds?
1 year ago

What the Heck are Lotus Seeds?

There’s an increase in healthier puffed and crunchy snacks on the market. Traditional popped corn is getting competition from popped chickpeas, sorghum, quinoa and wait, lotus seeds. What the heck …
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