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.
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.
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.
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.
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.