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Veggies In Your Muffins

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It’s no secret that veggies are a crucial nutritional source for our bodies and minds. It’s also no surprise that most of us don’t get our recommended daily dose of leafy greens and other veggies—about 70% of Americans fall short, according to USNews.com. Here at Bizzy Lizzy, we pride ourselves on not only the scrumptious, baked-from-scratch goodness that we put into everything we bake, but also on using wholesome, healthy, hearty ingredients—and that includes whole fruits and veggies. Sound weird? Just think about it: Do you like carrot cake? Then you’ve already enjoyed a helping of vitamins and minerals, along...

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Wheat Free Baking - Does it Taste the Same?

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Perhaps the biggest concern with a wheat free diet is "Will the food taste the same?" Not only will the food taste good, but it will be more nutritious too. In terms of baking, eliminating wheat flour is simple. There are countless alternative flours that are naturally sweet, nutty or have a strong flavor. Take time to try a variety to see what works best for your taste buds and the recipes you make. Some flours taste better when grinded through a food processor such as brown rice flour. Ultimately, all of them can provide a similar or even better taste...

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Wheat Free Diet and Losing Weight

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Have you been trying to lose weight, but just can’t get started? Maybe you’ve lost some weight, but you’re stuck on a plateau. Many doctors are starting to discover that a wheat free diet could be the key to successful permanent weight loss.   Why wheat free? Some dietitians say that cutting wheat (or gluten) from your diet simply means that there are fewer options out there for you to eat. In addition to that though, gluten actually increases your appetite. Wheat contains an appetite stimulant, which makes your body store more fat. So taking in less gluten actually makes...

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Changing Small Things Make Huge Impact

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At Bizzy Lizzy we are out to change small things that make big impact.  Recently I was reading about Bobbie Brown, owner of Bobbie Brown Cosmetics.  She said she has made small changes to better her health and appearance.  She gave up FLOUR about 3 years ago, no allergies, no real reason just hoping it would make her feel better.  Her noticeable difference was in her skin. She says her side benefits, are more energy and focus.  I know all of us would be ok with those benefits.  Personally I have seen the difference in my skin and everyone that knows me...

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Flour is glue of the gut.

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   I can not believe how many people I meet each week that complain about how bad they feel after they eat flour.  So why do they do it?  Good question - easy answer ---- availability, ease, cost and industry standard.  Flour in it wholesome form is amazing but for some reason we have decided to pulverize it to nothing.  I know as a child if we ran out of glue my mom would whip up some paste out of flour and water.  It would hold anything.  So what do we expect it to do the stomach. 

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