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White Rice vs. Brown Rice: Your Ultimate Guide to Which is Healthier The Most Nutritious Option Might Surprise You

White Rice vs. Brown Rice: Your Ultimate Guide to Which is Healthier The Most Nutritious Option Might Surprise You

In the world of modern nutrition, the debate between white and brown rice seems long put to bed. 

Brown rice is soooo obviously healthier… right?

Why have we come to this conclusion? Let me count the ways:

First of all, something that’s brown in color is always healthier than something that’s white (duh, Dr. Liz). 

White means something is refined, devoid of nutrients, and I shouldn’t eat it, like bread and pasta. 

So brown rice has more… stuff, right? More nutrients and minerals? 

Plus white rice will definitely spike my blood sugar because it doesn’t have much fiber. That’s why I slog my way through that chewy outer layer, right? RIGHT?

These might indeed be the reasons why you feel the need to eat brown rice.

But I’m here to say CUT IT OUT.

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What we've learned from 3 years of intermittent fasting What Worked, What Didn’t Work, and Our Plan Moving Forward

What we've learned from 3 years of intermittent fasting What Worked, What Didn’t Work, and Our Plan Moving Forward

Do you eat breakfast every day, first thing in the morning?

Do you “fuel up” before a workout?

Do you grab a snack in the late evening after dinner?

I used to do all of these things and so did my husband, Chris.

A few years ago, we decided to shake it up and we couldn’t be happier with the results.

Well, I shook it up first and Chris decided to see how I fared, haha. Then he joined in with my crazy experiment.

So what did we do?

We started intermittent fasting.

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Buckeyes: Chocolate, Peanut Butter Balls of Gooey Goodness {Gluten free, Dairy free} Taste the Heartland with this Updated Classic

Buckeyes: Chocolate, Peanut Butter Balls of Gooey Goodness {Gluten free, Dairy free} Taste the Heartland with this Updated Classic

Chocolate. Peanut butter. And wait for it… graham cracker (gluten free, if you like).

Do I have your attention? I hope so!

The holy trinity of flavors in a dessert can be yours in this no-bake, easy to assemble* holiday treat inspired by my Iowa roots!

*Disclaimer: several wooden spoons were broken while attempting this recipe in my childhood. More on that later.

The recipe is straight out of the midwest, but it’s been modified to make it a little more... accessible.

Accessible? I thought you said this was an easy recipe??

Allow me to explain.

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