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B is for Brown Rice | Brown Rice Plant-Based "Meatballs"

 

I usually write Fun Facts for Kids and Fun Facts for Grown-ups separately, but not this time.  Researching through the facts of all the health benefits of brown rice, I found that they relate to both kids and grown-ups! 

Fun Facts for Kids & Grown-ups:

Type 2 diabetes used to only be a concern for adults but now has unfortunately become an epidemic in children.  Studies have shown that just by switching out white rice with a whole grain option like brown rice daily, can reduce their risk for developing type 2 diabetes by 60%!  This is because brown rice is a slow releasing sugar which helps stabilize blood sugar levels. 

Did you know that brown rice is in fact white rice??!! Whaaaaaaaat??  White rice is brown rice stripped away from its outer coating and therefor stripped away from almost all nutrients and protein.  This is why you see 'enriched' on the processed white rice labels.  Companies have to add back in synthetic...

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A is for Artichokes | Artichoke Tapenade | How to steam an Artichoke

Welcome to Sara B Fit featuring the ABC's of Kids Fit Kitchen!

In this article you will learn Fun Facts for Kids and Fun Facts for Grown Ups about why an Artichoke is good for you, a short 'how to' video on how to eat and artichoke and a yummy recipe for an Artichoke Tapenade.

Enjoy :)

 

A is for Artichoke

Fun Facts for Grown Ups

  • Are you a grown up who just cannot jump on the kale craze? I hear you, I get bored of chewing before I can even swallow. Crunchy kale dehydrated kale chips however I could eat all day, but I am digressing...sorry.  My point was that if you have not hopped aboard the kale train but are worried you are not getting in the antioxidants those kale crazers are, have no fear!  Artichokes are ranked the highest in antioxidants of the veggie family!

 

  • Do you some of you grown ups ever accidentally drink too much or eat naughty foods?  Eat an artichoke to hook up your liver!  There are 2 main antioxidants found in artichokes called...
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