Dig in to healthier baking and a healthier new year with the Irish! Irish Oatcakes are a terrific, hearty cracker-bisquit made from oats and flour. They are light and nutty with a just-baked crispness that works well with savory or sweet accompaniments.
With the low-carb movement, so many clients that I counsel fear eating grains and starches altogether, and think they are better off without them. This is false! Many grains -- whole grains -- are indeed healthy and should be included as part of a healthy diet.
My personal hope is that together we can create a national conversation about a real, practical solution for the prevention, treatment, and reversal of our obesity, diabetes and chronic disease epidemic. Getting off wheat may just be an important step.
I've never been a fan of low-carb diets: Our bodies and our brains need carbohydrates to work effectively. Of course, not all carbohydrates are created equal. Here are six "great" carbs to keep in your diet.