Gluten and Wheat Free Superfood Buckwheat

buckwheatiesIn the search to replace traditional flour many people turn to flax meal (ground flax seeds). With the health benefits that flax seeds provide it seems a natural choice. However, breads that are heavy with flax can sometimes have a very strong over-powering flavor and be a tad bitter.

Buckwheat on the other hand, has a rather mild, nutty, rich flavor in comparison to flax meal breads. Using a mix of the two is a good solution because you’ll still get the benefits that both these super-foods provide.

Buckwheat is not a grain, it is a fruit seed or pseudograin in the same family as quinoa, wild rice and amaranth and the perfect choice for those on gluten or wheat free diets. [Read more…]

Are You Eating Clean?

keep it simpleAfter getting together a minimalist exercise program you need to make sure you have the right nutrition in order to support your training.

One of the biggest mistakes that people make when dieting is making their program too complicated, so much so that they cannot even follow it or stick to it.

That won’t work. If you are to stick with a healthy eating plan, if you are truly making the lifestyle change you need to be making then it needs to be something you can readily maintain for the long haul.

Nutrition is simple when you strip all the processed and unnatural ingredients out of your diet. Good nutrition is not complicated. There are certain basic guidelines that you follow but it is not complicated. [Read more…]