Recipes of the Week: Chocolate, Beans and Tortillas, Oh My!

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Afternoon Snack Recipe: Healthy Crunchy Crispy Snack Beans Have you heard? Beans are underappreciated superfoods! Chockfull of fiber and protein, beans are also filled with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants–plus, they’ve been show to actually lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels. And they can be so good. I loved this recipe (and its very descriptive title) for […]

True Tortillas, Delicious Breakfasts

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True tortillas are hard to find.  When I say “true,” I mean those thick, coarsely corny flatbreads that are made with just water, salt, and corn that’s been soaked in limewater.  Limewater is an alkaline solution that transforms the niacin (vitamin B3) in the corn from one that’s normally bound to one we can absorb.  […]