Kathleen Merrigan: the champion of small farmers. Photo borrowed from Wikipedia

Kathleen Merrigan: A “local” hero

by Cassidy Stockton

Kathleen Merrigan: the champion of America's small farmers. Photo borrowed from Wikipedia

A few days ago, I had never heard the name Kathleen Merrigan, but I should have. In 1990, Merrigan authored the bill that set standards for organically-grown foods in the U.S.1 Today, Merrigan is the deputy secretary

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Dried beans are a great money-saver and allow you to keep track of how much salt is used.

How to keep eating well on a tight budget

by Cassidy Stockton

Dried beans are a great money-saver and allow you to keep track of how much salt is used.

Everyone you talk to these days has been affected by the downturn in our country’s economy over the last few years. Either they’ve lost a job, or they known someone dealing with

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April is Sprouts Month

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All you need is a jar to start growing sprouts at home!

According to our friends over at the Whole Grains Council, April is the month of sprouted grains. Although sprouted grain can actually refer to a wide variety of products, we decided to take the idea of sprouted grains

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Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution

by Cassidy Stockton

A few weeks ago, while flipping through a magazine, I came across a great interview with Jamie Oliver about his then soon-to-be-released show, Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution. Most of us know Jamie from his past life as the Naked Chef and stints on the Food Network. I was impressed by

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Chia seed is about the size of a poppy seed and packs a nutritional punch.

Chia for Health – Dr. Weil

by Cassidy Stockton

Chia seed is about the size of a poppy seed and packs a nutritional punch.

Bob’s Red Mill is getting ready to launch chia seed next month and we’ve been busy doing research into what makes chia such a special seed. We know it tastes good and we know it

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Happy New Year!

by Cassidy Stockton

It's a whole new year and high time for some new growth.

Happy New Year! I trust everyone is recovered from their celebrations last week and hope that each of you has had a wonderful first week of 2010. We’ve had a great week at Bob’s Red Mill so far.

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Whole Grains in the New Year

by Chelsea Lincoln

Adding whole grains to your diet can be easy and tasty!  Here are some tips to help you find new and inventive ways to increase your whole grain intake and enjoy healthier meals.

Top 10 Tips for Integrating Whole Grains

Replace up to 50% of your baking with whole wheat

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Advice for Gluten Free Newbies

by Cassidy Stockton

Since joining the Bob’s Red Mill team five years ago, I’ve met my share of people who are newly diagnosed with celiac disease and others trying to get started eating gluten free. By now, I know the gist of what is important when you’re just getting started and always cringe

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