Categories :: Pantry Staples

  • Dec
    10

    GUTLOVE PANTRY GUIDE

    gutlove pantry staples

    Healthy eating would be a lot easier if someone cleaned out our fridge for us. But it is not as difficult as it seems- if high fat, high salt and low fiber choices are out of sight then they are out of mind. Being prepared with your gutloving and healthy ingredients in the fridge and yo…

  • Mar
    23

    Fruit

    Banana: Bananas pack a nutritional punch as they are rich in potassium. Potassium is an essential mineral in maintaining normal blood pressure and an important component in cardiovascular health. They have a unique mix of vitamins and minerals and provide low glycemic carbohydrates making them …

  • Mar
    22

    Pantry: Baking Needs

    Coconut Flour: I use coconut flour because it is gluten and wheat free. It is also rich in dietary fiber, derived from coconuts that are rich in MCFAs, safe for diabetics, and rich in protein. There are 5 grams of fiber per tablespoon, and most of it is insoluble fiber. Insoluble fiber adds bul…

  • Mar
    20

    Healthy Fat

    Coconut Oil: This is an incredible source of medium chain fatty acids (MCFA’s). Most of the fats we consume are long chain fatty acids that need to be broken down first before they are absorbed. MCFA’s are easily digested because we do not need to break them down. Instead they are sent dire…