Pistachios

Pistachios are just one of the oldest of all flowering nut trees. We humans have been consuming pistachios for tens of thousands of years. Best in hot and dry climates grows and may be found growing in wealth in the Mediterranean and the Middle East. Pistachios are a really healthy snack food choice as they help to stabilize blood sugar …

Sunflower Seeds

Sunflower seeds are another exceptionally nutritious seed food that we provide liberally to our chickens as well as our parrots, yet overlook to use in increasing the standards of our underpar individual diets. Our health authorities happen to be passing up a highly palatable, first rate source of high grade protein, B vitamins and desperately needed trace minerals by neglecting …

Pumpkin seeds

I recently have been given a pile of pumpkins. I decided to make pumpkin soup last night. So I was looking for a fresh tasty recipe I’m not a huge fan of pumpkin soup. In the bottom of one recipe was a word on the best way to roast pumpkin seeds. As I have never thought of using the seeds, …

Adzuki bean

The Adzuki bean, Vigna angulari, is grown for national consumption. Spelling editions also have the Adzuki bean recorded as Azuki and Aduki – I ‘ve alternated between the spellings that are different throughout this post. Legumes are high in soluble fibre, which may help regular bowel function and therefore are a rich supply of Vitamins B1, B3 and Niacin. Legumes …

What is soy lecithin?

What is soy lecithin? Have you ever seen this material in a mayonnaise, salad dressings or chocolate? Among the manners soy lecithin is used to empower water and oil to blend better. With chocolate it is used to produce a better feel, so its appearance is more pleasant to the eye. In fact in the event you go through the …