ChipMonk’s Picks: Top 7 Gluten-Free Snacks!

ChipMonk’s Picks: Top 7 Gluten-Free Snacks!

June 3 2020
Last week we learned that we are all Free to Live Gluten-Free because there are a surprising number of delicious foods that are naturally gluten-free. In fact, there are now hundreds of carefully crafted gluten-free products available to satisfy cravings without introducing any gluten at all into your diet. So get ready for another round of ChipMonk’s Picks. Here are our top 7 favorite gluten-free snacks:
The Secret Is Out! 7 Tasty Uses for AlluMonk Sugar-Free Sweetener

The Secret Is Out! 7 Tasty Uses for AlluMonk Sugar-Free Sweetener

May 20 2020
AlluMonk! It’s a carefully crafted, zero-calorie combination of all-natural Allulose and Monk Fruit designed to recreate the sweetness of sugar. But unlike other artificial sweeteners, AlluMonk dissolves easily, digests well, and doesn’t have any weird, unwanted aftertaste. Check out 7 exciting ways AlluMonk can help you cut out the sugar and satisfy your sweet tooth.
ChipMonk's Picks! Top 5 Low-Carb Keto Snacks in 2020

ChipMonk's Picks! Top 5 Low-Carb Keto Snacks in 2020

May 13 2020
There’s never been a better time to go Keto. Health conscious businesses are popping up all over to provide a huge selection of low-carb, high fat products to help satisfy your cravings and keep you in ketosis. If you’re interested in a ketogenic diet, then you’re in luck, because we have put together a list of the top 5 yummiest keto snacks on the marke
The Truth About Intermittent Fasting

The Truth About Intermittent Fasting

May 6 2020
Intermittent fasting has become one of the most popular diets and lifestyle choices of modern times. This way of eating promises not to restrict your diet or caloric intake whilst still burning fat. It sounds too good to be true, and people often doubt or question the mechanisms by which it works, or fail to understand exactly why it's so effective as a long-term dietary decision. 
8 Amazingly Gluten-Free Desserts You Must Try

8 Amazingly Gluten-Free Desserts You Must Try

April 13 2020

Living with gluten sensitivity or celiac disease is not as cumbersome as it was years ago.  If you’re craving something sweet and tasty, you can now easily get your fix by purchasing something gluten-free at your local store, or making it yourself.

The latter is a better option for individuals who want to make sure that everything they eat is totally gluten-free. In this post, we’re going to give you ideas for amazing gluten-free desserts that you can try in your spare time.

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April 6 2020
A week ago I could never have guessed that throwing out my back was just what I needed to get my head on straight. It forced me to confront the inevitability of aging and recommit to exercising, eating well, and making time every day for self-care. I know now that even when life is painful or uncertain, the floor is always beneath my feet. 
The Perfect Keto Drink To Wash Down Delicious Keto Cookies

The Perfect Keto Drink To Wash Down Delicious Keto Cookies

March 19 2020
What’s better than munching on some delicious, freshly baked cookies? Washing them down with a tall glass of milk, of course. When you’re on a keto diet; however, the combination of cookies and milk is out of the question. Keto cookies are an easy substitute, but what keto drinks can you accompany them with?
On A Keto Diet? Now You Can Have Your Cookie and Eat It Too

On A Keto Diet? Now You Can Have Your Cookie and Eat It Too

March 11 2020
At first glance, keto seems easy to follow. After all, a diet that recommends fat should be a breeze, right? Not really. First off, you’re supposed to eat a variety of healthy fats. Second, the diet minimizes your intake of carbs, which means no grains, no pasta and no baked goodies. This is where diet-friendly alternatives like keto cookies come in.
Are Nuts and Seeds Good For You?

Are Nuts and Seeds Good For You?

March 9 2020

Tasty, filling, and convenient nuts and seeds are popular foods. They’re high in fat, but does that make them bad for you? Absolutely not. There are plenty of reasons that make nuts and seeds healthy snack options. Let’s dive into the benefits of eating more nuts and seeds.

Why We Love Sunflower Seeds: Nutrition, Benefits, and More

Why We Love Sunflower Seeds: Nutrition, Benefits, and More

March 8 2020

Here at ChipMonk, we’re always look for better-for-you alternative ingredients we can use in our products. Recently sunflower seeds came across our radar. Sunflower seeds are rich in healthy fats, beneficial plant compounds and several vitamins and minerals. They’re popular in trail mix, multi-grain bread and nutrition bars, as well as for snacking straight from the bag. Most interestingly to us, they can be turned into a flour for baking. Let’s dive in and we’ll share everything you need to know about sunflower seeds, including their nutrition, benefits, and how to bake using sunflower seed flour.

New Year's Resolution Advice Roundup

New Year's Resolution Advice Roundup

January 7 2020

Ready or not, the New Year is underway! Have you made or started your New Year’s resolutions yet?

For this week’s blog post, we decided to ask several health and wellness experts what their advice was for people starting their New Year’s resolution goals. Here is a roundup of everything they had to say!

Sticking to Your New Year's Resolution

Sticking to Your New Year's Resolution

December 31 2019

The New Year is upon us! New year, new you right? Most of us will likely commit to a New Year’s resolution and strive to change an aspect of our lives to improve and exceed our former selves. Whether it be diet, exercise, mental health, new hobbies, new friends, or even a new venture, it all has to start somewhere. But starting something new is tough, especially in the beginning.

The Link Between Sugar and Cancer

The Link Between Sugar and Cancer

November 3 2019

Today, we’ll explore the potential link between sugar and cancer. There’s been a common myth circulating that people with cancer shouldn’t eat sugar because it can cause cancer cells to grow faster, but is that accurate? Let’s point out the obvious, all cells depend on blood glucose for energy. So yes, sugar does feed cancer cells, but it turns out that sugar may not be the culprit.

The Low Carb, High Fat Diet

The Low Carb, High Fat Diet

March 19 2019

I controlled my diabetes after only 2.5 months post diagnosis, lowering my A1c from 6.9 to 5.3 :D -  and while no advice from me will ever replace your primary physician (seriously, check in with them and especially if you’re on insulin medications), I can show you the holistic path to wellness and diabetic relief through mindful and conscious eating.

The Four Horsemen of Sweets

The Four Horsemen of Sweets

February 26 2019

These four negative side effects of sugar are just plain scary!