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What the Heck are Basil Seeds?
6 days 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 month 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?
2 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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What the Heck are Lotus Seeds?
3 months 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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What the Heck are Tiger Nuts?
4 months ago

What the Heck are Tiger Nuts?

You are probably asking yourself: “What the heck are tiger nuts?” Tiger nuts, aren’t actually nuts, but instead grow as a wild weed and are classified as tubers (1). They …
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What the Heck is Kamut?
2 years ago

What the Heck is Kamut?

Kamut also known as Khorasan wheat is simply an heirloom variety of wheat, originating from the Middle East with historic ties to Egypt. This ancient grain’s recent popularity seems to …
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