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Why Is Pumpkin So Good For You?

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Why Is Pumpkin So Good For You?

In autumn, you’ll start to see them slowly popping up on doorsteps, in produce sections, and even in your coffee. Pumpkins have quickly become the star symbol of the fall season, but did you know that pumpkins have a lot of great health benefits as well? To start with, pumpkins are super nutritious! They’re especially high in Vitamin A, which is so important for your vision, immune system, and reproduction. In general, pumpkin is also considered a nutrient-dense food, meaning they’re low in calories and high in nutrients. Fun fact: one cup of pumpkin contains more Vitamin A than a...

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Tex Mex Isn't Mexican!

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Tex Mex Isn't Mexican!

Tex Mex and Mexican Food often get confused as the same thing. But contrary to popular belief they are VERY different! From their origins to the ingredients used, there are quite a few differences that separate Tex Mex from authentic Mexican Cuisine.  First, the origins of both cuisines are so different! Tex Mex is a fusion of Mexican and American foods. It first began when settlers moved into Texas and encountered Mexican culture but added their own twist to it. Meanwhile, Mexican cuisine has been around for thousands of years. The most notable difference is what ingredients are used! In Mexico, only white cheese is used and in Tex Mex you’ll see...

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What Is Natural Chocolate?

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What Is Natural Chocolate?

Chocolate. We love it, we crave it, we dream about it! But, you might not realize that the “chocolate” you’re consuming isn’t REAL chocolate. A lot of chocolate on the market is processed, low-quality, and filled with gross additives, yuck! But, isn’t all chocolate unhealthy anyway? Well, not all chocolate is created equal, some even contain great health benefits! How do you know what chocolate is “good” chocolate and what chocolate is “bad” chocolate? First things first, check out that ingredient list! The only ingredients in your chocolate should be cacao, sugar, and occasionally cocoa butter. Generally, the more ingredients...

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Why Doesn't Coffee Cake Contain Coffee?

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Why Doesn't Coffee Cake Contain Coffee?

“I don’t like coffee so I’ll pass on the coffee cake”.   It seems like a logical phrase, except coffee cake doesn’t contain coffee! Surprised? Most people are! How does a cake not even contain an ingredient it's named after? It seems crazy but there’s a long history and decent explanation behind it! A long time ago, when Europeans migrated over to the United States, they brought over recipes for bread-like cakes they frequently baked. These recipes evolved when Americans added cream cheese, chocolate, and other flavors. Another concept the Europeans brought over was the idea of kaffeeklatsch, or a...

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