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What the Heck is Watermelon Seed Butter?
2 months 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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Digestive Wellness on Trend
2 months ago

Digestive Wellness on Trend

Digestive health has been a research, business and personal interest of mine for years. You know I’m an advocate of a happy gut = a happy you.  My business and …
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What the Heck are Mung Beans?
7 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 Tiger Nuts?
9 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 Jicama?
1 year ago

What the Heck is Jicama?

Jicama is a root vegetable originally grown in Mexico also known as Mexican turnip and yam bean. Its outer bark-like thick skin needs to be peeled to enjoy the juicy, …
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What the Heck is Cannabis-infused Edibles?
2 years ago

What the Heck is Cannabis-infused Edibles?

Recreational marijuana will officially become legal in Canada on October 17 2018.  What does this mean for the Canadian food and beverage industry? Well it’s not as simple as tossing …
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