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What is it Wednesday: Soba Noodles

Last week I wrote about homemade lettuce wraps.  In that recipe I used soba noodles instead of the dried bean thread noodles, which I couldn't find.  As I was cooking and assembling the wraps I thought, what are soba noodles anyway?  Because to be honest, they look just like whole wheat spaghetti to me: From Wikipedia… Continue reading What is it Wednesday: Soba Noodles

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What is it Wednesday: MSG

I don't know about the rest of the country and the world, but here in Kansas we are are being roasted by some incredibly high temperatures.  And when it gets hot, I don't want to do anything.  I don't want to cook or clean and it's too hot to go out to the garden.  I… Continue reading What is it Wednesday: MSG

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What is it Wednesday: Brown Rice Syrup

Hello there! Yes it's Wednesday and I've finally gotten around to doing another What is it Wednesday.  I haven't done this in a blue moon!  Benzo actually requested that I do a WIIW on brown rice syrup because he wants to learn more about it.  I first read about brown rice syrup in The Kind Diet. … Continue reading What is it Wednesday: Brown Rice Syrup

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What is it Wednesday: Flaxseed

 So I skipped the last two weeks but What is it Wednesday is BACK this week.  I was getting tired of researching questionable chemicals so this week's topic is about flaxseed. Flax seems to be all the rage these days.  I preach the benefits of it often.  But how much do you really know about flaxseed? … Continue reading What is it Wednesday: Flaxseed

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What is it Wednesday: Carnauba Wax

Sorry for another late What is it Wednesday post.  I seem to have gotten myself on an evening posting schedule lately.  I would rather post this in the morning so that people will actually read it on Wednesday.  But now when most people read this it will probably be Thursday!  I will try to do… Continue reading What is it Wednesday: Carnauba Wax

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What is it Wednesday: Erythritol

I first read about erythritol in the book This Crazy Vegan Life by Christina Pirello.  Christina is a big fan of using erythritol as a sugar substitute.  After reading that book I starting seeing erythritol on more and more ingredient lists.  One of them being my Vitamin Water 10, the low calorie version of Vitamin Water.… Continue reading What is it Wednesday: Erythritol