Smart Nuts- Roasted Almonds


The Basic Nutrition Bars are raw nutrition bars that are made up of Basic nutritious ingredients such as nuts, spices, natural sweeteners and dried fruit. What makes this bar special is the combination of ingredients working in harmony to create a product that is perfectly nutritious, balanced & delicious. We use ingredients such as raw organic almonds, dried bananas, raw vanilla powder and dark chocolate in our bars.  Taste, Feel and Experience the difference.

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Ingredient spotlight: Nutmeg

November 07, 2014

     With the holiday season upon us, I am sure you are starting to see all the wonderful holiday treats such as pumpkin breads, ice cream, pies and the like. Many of these holiday foods are accented by a spice called nutmeg. Nutmeg has a strong, aromatic, warm, nutty flavor and goes well with other spices such as cinnamon and clove. Use it to spice up your oatmeal, baked goods or even stewed beef or poultry. Nutmeg also has several nutritional benefits. It is rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. The nutrients in nutmeg have been shown to aid sleep, improve mental focus, relieve muscle & joint pain and help digestion.  Although nutmeg is mostly used during the holidays, consider using...

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Certified Organic. Non-GMO verified. What does it all mean?

October 24, 2014

The Organic and Non-GMO certifications have become extremely popular over last several years.  About eight years ago I noticed the USDA Organic certification seal on a handful of products.  Today, I see products everywhere sporting the organic certification seal.  This year, I have seen the Non-GMO verification starting to grow. I think most people associate these seals with a better quality product.  Maybe some even think it means the product is healthier.  The truth is, the details aren't so black an white.  So I decided to list the guidelines for certified organic and the non-gmo verified products.   USDA Organic Certification "Organic crops: The USDA organic seal verifies that irradiation, sewage sludge, synthetic fertilizers, prohibited pesticides, and genetically modified organisms were not...

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Olive Oil: Nature's Power Food

October 31, 2013

Extra virgin olive oil is full of healthy fats, antioxidants, vitamins and antibacterial properties. And so much more!Don't be turned off by the calories and fat value in olive oil. These are the fats you want to consume to help lose weight and decrease body fat. Extra virgin olive oil is full of polyphenols (natural antioxidants) and studies have shown that these antioxidants can lower blood pressure & bad cholesterol. Consumption of extra virgin olive oil has been know to also reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and Alzheimer's disease. This wonderful power food is also a great source of Vitamin E and K.Usage: Drizzle on prepared foods. Cooking or heating olive oil can destroy essential nutrients. Make sure...

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Reading Nutrition Labels. It's worth a look.

October 23, 2013

Start reading the back labels of the packaged foods you purchase. Review the Nutrition Facts and ingredients.Some helpful tips:- Avoid foods with a long list of artificial ingredients and preservatives. The less ingredients, the better. Natural, quality products may cost more, but your body and health are worth it. Pay more to get more.- Pay attention to the serving sizes on the nutrition label. For example, one small bag of "all natural potato chips" may contain two servings per bag. So, although the nutrition label indicates "9 grams of Fat", per serving, a whole bag will contain 18 grams of Fat.- Watch your sugar and sodium content. Moderation is key. And when consuming sugar or salt, consume unrefined sweeteners and...

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