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White Bean Parmesan (GF, V)

Whether you're looking to make more meatless meals or you're in search of more meatless meals to add to your arsenal, this is a game changer.  All the satisfying flavors of traditional chicken parmesan but without the meat.  Made with creamy white beans, they're full of protein, fiber and tons of flavor.  The best part?  They're so easy to make!

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Beginners Guide: Going Soy Free

Going soy free can be very challenging, and it is shocking to learn how many foods out there have soy in them!  From frozen french fries to vegetable burgers to dips to granola bars, soy can be found in a multitude of products.  If you're trying to cut out or cut back on your soy intake, continue reading for a helpful guide of the symptoms of a soy allergy or intolerance, what to avoid and what to incorporate into your recipes to replace soy products.

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Beginners Guide: Gluten Free Grains & Breads

Whole grains are an excellent source of nutrition.  They contain essential enzymes, iron, dietary fiber, vitamin E, and B-complex vitamins, and because the body absorbs grains slowly, they provide sustained and high-quality energy.  However just because you're gluten free doesn't mean whole grains are off limits.  Nutritionally, you want to try and add a whole grain to every meal to stay fuller longer.  With grains, as with any food, you’ll want to experiment and find what works for you. 

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