What is it? Wednesday: Probiotics // @BobsRedMill
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What is it? Wednesday: Pea Protein Powder {Giveaway}

by Lindsey Duncan

What is Pea Protein Powder? Pea Protein Powder is extracted from raw yellow peas using a cool water process, without the use of chemical solvents. Protein powder is a convenient way to incorporate amino acids, the building blocks of many structures in our bodies, into our diets. It’s especially great

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What is it? Wednesday: Psyllium Fiber Powder

by Lindsey Duncan

First thing first: How on Earth do you pronounce this product?! The “P” is silent and the “Y” is pronounced like an “I.” Phonetically, it’s pronounced SILL-ee-um.

Psyllium is a species of the Plantago genus (if you remember from BIO101, genus means plant family,) along with about 20 other species

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International Year of Pulses // Bob's Red Mill // beans // lentils // pulses
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What is it? Wednesday: Millet

by Cassidy Stockton

To most people, millet is considered “bird food” because of its high prevalence in birdseed blends. Millet is actually a very nutritious whole grain perfect for human consumption that’s been kicking around for the last 10,000 years. Millet is a staple in diets all over Asia and Africa and was one

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What is it? Wednesday: Tapioca Flour/Starch

by Cassidy Stockton

Our topic this week for What is it? Wednesday is Tapioca Flour. This ingredient is a tricky one to understand and there is a lot of confusing information about it online. We’re going to do our best to clear it up, but if we missed something or you still have

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What is it? Wednesday: Nutritional Yeast

by Cassidy Stockton

Nutritional yeast, aka “Nooch”, is an unusual, yet incredibly nutritious ingredient. Let’s dive and see what it’s all about.

What is Nutritional Yeast? Nutritional yeast is an inactive (aka dead) yeast that is a good source of B vitamins. Most nutritional yeast on the market (ours included) has been fortified with

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What is it? Wednesday: Bromated and Bleached Flour

by Cassidy Stockton

Today we’re going to tackle these two mysterious terms often found on packages of all purpose white flour. This is one of our most requested topics and we’re more than happy to clarify these two unpalatable terms.

What does ‘bromated’ mean? Bromated, by far the less common of the two

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What is it? Wednesday: Popcorn

by Cassidy Stockton

What is popcorn and what makes it different from ‘regular’ corn? Popcorn is quite simply, a variety of corn. Some corn is best for milling cornmeal, some corn is best for eating on the cob, some corn is best for feeding livestock and some corn is best for popping. Unlike

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What is it? Wednesday: Date Sugar

by Cassidy Stockton

Welcome to What is it? Wednesdays! Every other Wednesday, we’ll explore a different ingredient or product in depth. We’ll be covering the benefits, uses and common misconceptions about each. If you have any requests, leave them in the comments and we’ll work them into the schedule. 

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What is Date Sugar? Date sugar

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