The Ultimate Guide to Fiber & How it Affects Gut Health

The Ultimate Guide to Fiber & How it Affects Gut Health

Did you know that we aren’t able to break down or directly use fiber? That’s right, fiber is entirely food for the trillions of microbes in our gut, called our gut microbiome! They eat the fiber, and make by-products called short chain fatty acids (SCFAs) that, among many benefits, are incredibly anti-inflammatory and immune-supportive. That…

Are wheatgrass and barley grass safe on a gluten-free diet?

Are wheatgrass and barley grass safe on a gluten-free diet?

Wheatgrass and barley grass powders are showing up in many products, from drink mixes to protein powders to snack bars. They’re high in vitamins and minerals, can have blood sugar balancing effects, and may be immune-supportive based on the high chlorophyll content. But are they safe for those on a gluten-free diet? Wheat and barley…

Morning Glory Muffins (made from an unusual grain)

Morning Glory Muffins (made from an unusual grain)

Have you ever eaten a pastry or muffin and felt just as hungry as you were before? These Gluten-Free Morning Glory Muffins are quite the opposite. They’re both delicious and super satisfying due to the grain they’re made out of… teff! Teff is a gluten-free, ancient grain originating from Africa. It’s high in fiber, protein,…