Addictive Opiate Qualities of Wheat

A helpful article from Kimberly Snyder about the harmful properties of Wheat (even whole!), and why you should cut it out of your diet for good:

Are You Addicted to Wheat?

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I recommend following Kimberly’s advice in the link above, and try being wheat-free for a while to feel the radical difference for yourself.

You’ll likely notice less fatigue, bloating, and think more clearly, too, as well as having a more in-control appetite.

Need some wheat-replacement ideas? Try the rice noodles by Tinkyada, Bragg’s liquid aminos, OR even better, Coconut Aminos (reminds me of ponzu) for soy sauce, and Rice Bread or Quinoa Loaf (toasted, and covered in Virgin Coconut Oil and Himalayan Pink Salt, of course!).

Also, try the Healthiest Fried Zucchini–the wheat-free breading works as a substitute for traditional wheat coatings in any fried dish.

Enjoy!

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The. Best. Stevia.

Stevia is my favorite 100% sugar-free sweetener.

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But, you have to buy the right kind or it’s just plain terrible!

Stevia Rebaudiana is a sweet-tasting plant (sugar-free) native to South America. The compounds in the stevia leaf that taste sweet are called steviol glycosides, and provide a range of sweet and bitter-sweet flavors.

The Healthiest way to consume Stevia is in its whole form, as powdered green leaf.

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However….

The most delicious way to consume Stevia, in my experience, is with the following brand:

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NuNaturals Stevia. Check your local grocery store for the pure NuNaturals extract (powdered or liquid) to get the sweetest (never bitter) Stevia on the market. You can also check out NuNaturals’ website.

This makes a great sweetener for just about anything. It takes very little to make things sweet and is never bitter or licorice-y tasting.

Enjoy!