You probably don’t think much about the botanical classification of foods you eat until someone points out fun facts like “jalapenos are actually a fruit” or “peanuts aren’t actually a nut”. While you don’t really need to know the ins and outs of botany to enjoy these foods, it can be interesting to learn how foods might fit into other categories that you weren’t aware of. Such is the case with nuts, which are [...]
Oat Flour vs Chestnut Flour: Which Is Better?
Are you an oats person or a chestnut person? Oat flour and chestnut flour are two alternative flours that are perfect for those with gluten-free and grain-free diets, or for anyone who wants to add some pizzazz to their culinary creations. But the question remains: which one is better? I’ll put these two flours head-to-head in a battle of taste, texture, and nutrition. Let’s go! Image source: Shutterstock Comparing [...]
Oat Flour vs Chapati Flour: Which Is Better?
Gluten-free oat flour, or chapati four that's high in gluten and used to make Indian chapatis? Hmmm. This is a tough choice, so I’m here to help you decide which one is better. I'll cover the key differences between oat flour vs chapati flour (and share my personal tips for baking). Let’s get dive in! Image source: Shutterstock Comparing oat flour vs chapati flour Oat flourChapati flourAll-purpose [...]
Keto Bread Recipe – Only 5 Ingredients!
Keto Bread recipe makes a single serving of bread that’s only 2.8g net carbs and only takes 10 minutes! I love recipes that are easy and only take a few minutes to throw together. I’m a busy mom and I don’t have a lot of time bake during the week so when I need a gluten-free sandwich bread, burger bun or pizza crust I make this recipe. This easy keto bread recipe is a great substitute for regular bread! Enter the keto [...]
3 Reasons to Add Coconut Oil To Your Coffee
Coconut oil coffee? This metabolism-boosting drink fuels your body and boosts your immune system! This may not surprise you, but I put coconut oil in my coffee? It's delicious! But I don't do it just for it's yummy-ness. Coconut oil gives me Super-Mama Powers! For realz. Coconut oil gives me a boost in energy and helps me to fight all the super germs I come in contact with every day when taking care of my [...]
How to Make Lavender Extract
Homemade lavender extract made from fresh or dried lavender buds and vodka. This extract is great for baking or homemade lotions and lip balms. This was submitted by Katja of Savory Lotus! I love to garden, and I especially love to grow flowers. I love that their main purpose is to just be beautiful. A couple of years ago, I planted several lavender plants in my garden in hopes of creating a wall of [...]