Posts tagged diet
Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bars

While in search of a different, delicious breakfast one morning this fall, I accidentally created a new breakfast bar recipe. And because it's fall - and because I'm a white middle class millennial woman - this means it includes pumpkin.

Pumpkin happens to lend itself as a great way to sneak a vegetable into breakfast. And I love breakfast. But not everybody (or every diet fad) does…

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Baked Falafel

Falafel is a middle-eastern dish made from ground chickpeas (some call them garbanzo beans) or fava beans that are rolled into balls and fried. They are served inside gyros or beside cucumber salad. Falafel is healthy, cheap, and so delicious. It's a win-win-win.

Of course, the chickpeas in falafel serve as a great source of vegetarian protein, but as you may know, they also contain carbohydrates. Beans are one of four major starchy veggies (the others are corn, peas, and potatoes).

That's right: I'm promoting eating a starchy veggie. Despite their bad press, carbohydrates are not evil.

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