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:
May 27 2020
Did you know most people get 45-65% of their daily calories from carbohydrates like those found in bread, cereal, and pasta? Unfortunately, these foods also contain gluten, which is bad news for anyone with gluten intolerance or celiac disease. If you’re practicing a gluten-free lifestyle, you might think it’s impossible to avoid gluten and still have a fulfilling diet, but fear not! There are many gluten-free substitutes that taste just as good and offer more nutritional value than their gluteny counterparts.
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.
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
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?
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.
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.
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.
July 16 2019
While baked goods may taste great, they don't provide a lot of nutritional value and may be exacerbating problems in people with health issues like diabetes. These empty calories add inches to the waistline and cost a fortune in medical expenses, but it doesn't have to be this way. There are plenty of all-purpose flour replacements available on the market today, and I took some time to break down some of the more prominent ones available for you.
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.
February 26 2019
These four negative side effects of sugar are just plain scary!