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Oct062020

Why We Love Almonds

It seems everywhere you turn people are singing praises for almonds.  Here at Simple Mills we LOVE almonds.  We choose specifically to include them in many of our products because of their nutritional density and deliciously flavor.

Oct062020

5 Reasons an Apple A Day is a Good Idea

The old adage “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” encourages us to keep up with fruits and veggies, but in truth, apples are a real powerhouse of nutrition in a little package!  They are seasonally abundant in the fall and can be interwoven tastefully at main meals, snacks, or desserts.  Research even shows that apple consumption is associated with greater overall diet quality.  Let’s go on and take a bite out of an apple…
 

Oct062020

Ask an RD: What’s the best way to get probiotics through food?

Probiotic is the new buzzword in the health food industry. Probiotic strains are now being added to everything from chips and granola to nut butters. Thanks to marketing these trendy foods can often overshadow foods naturally rich in probiotics. But are these foods with added probiotics really worth the hype?

Oct022020

7 RD Approved Brand Swaps for the Holiday Season

We're so excited to partner with some of our favorite brands and Registered Dietitians to assemble a list of 7 nutritious healthy holiday snacks and treats that we love to eat daily to satisfy all of our cravings, while taking in nutrients and unprocessed ingredients that do good for our bodies.


 

Oct012020

14 Fruits and Vegetables to Enjoy This Fall

As the summer fades into fall, carve out some time to explore the local community farmers market and stock up on some fall favorites. Although summer may be the typical time of year to explore the farmers market, there are so many delicious foods to discover during the fall harvest months. Whether you can’t get enough apples and pumpkins or are looking for some grounding foods, here is the ultimate fall produce guide for your fall haul.

Sep182020

8 Ways You Can Use Almond Flour Crackers Beyond Dipping

Simple Mills Almond Flour Crackers are a fan favorite, and reasonably so. You can dip with, spread upon or eat plain. You can also get creative, transforming them into an element that elevates your next meal. Here are eight ways you can use your Almond Flour Crackers beyond simply dipping (although, we love that too). 

Sep142020

Ask an RD: Are There Nutrients I Could Be Missing On a Grain-Free Diet?

We're so excited to be bringing you our newest series: Ask an RD. Each month, we'll be asking you what kind of health and wellness questions you have and we'll go straight to the professionals for answers. This month we're answering: Are there nutrients I could be missing on a grain-free diet?

Sep142020

Downloadable Kid's Snack Wheel

With kids being home more often, it’s important to get them involved in making nutritious food choices. We built a snack wheel so they can have a hand in what the day’s snack is, while having some fun in the process. Grab a printable wheel below and have some fun with the kids in the kitchen. 

Aug312020

An RD’s Take on Matcha and the Positive Health Benefits

Tap into matcha when you need your next caffeine fix. We asked Registered Dietitian, Olivia Wagner (MS, RDN, LDN, IFNCP) to talk all things matcha, including its background, health benefits and preparation. And no, we aren’t just looking for an excuse to make these Mint Matcha Brownies.

Aug312020

5 Reasons You Should Be Adding Pumpkin to Everything this Fall

We know pumpkin breads, pies and lattes are delicious, but they can also be packed full of nutrition. We asked Registered Dietitian, Olivia Wagner (MS, RDN, LDN, IFNCP) to give us the rundown on pumpkin and why it lives up to its seasonal hype.