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Dietary Fiber 101

What is Fiber: Fiber is a non-digestible carbohydrate. Unlike other carbohydrates (such as starches and sugars), fiber is not broken down/digested/absorbed in the upper GI tract (small intestine). We humans lack the enzymes to digest fiber, but the microbes living in our colon do! So when fiber reaches the colon […]

 
Two white bowls filled with rice, black beans, fiesta vegetables, lettuce, cilantro and pickled jalapeno on a wooden background

Vegan Black Bean Burrito Bowl

There is something magical about layering rice, beans, and perfectly seasoned veggies. This combination creates a meal that is both satisfying and healthy, all while using simple ingredients. This vegan black bean burrito bowl has a delicious fiesta kick and may remind you of your favorite veggie burrito bowl from […]