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Why you should love quinoa

Ok I'll admit it - I'm mildly obsessed with quinoa. Ever since I first tasted that savory nutty seed, I've been in love. It's the perfect base for a lot of dishes, and great for those on a gluten-free diet. It packs way more nutritional punch than grain alternatives like rice and low carb options like cauliflower rice. Plus it adds such an amazing texture! We think that using quinoa in our Power Veggie Bites really improves the overall texture of each bite, giving a wonderfully delicious mouth feel and the perfect level of moisture.  Not sold on quinoa yet? Check out our top reasons to try some today. 1. Quinoa is incredibly nutritious  Quinoa is one of the few plant...

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All Hail Kale - top 5 reasons to love this leaf

Kale is the perfect vegetable - extremely nutrient-dense, delicious raw or cooked, hearty yet also delicate. The only thing I don't like about it is the task of removing the leafy part from the stem - but good news, we do that for you before adding it to our Power Veggie Bites. Here's the top 5 health benefits:

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Top 8 Benefits of Eating Fiber

Here at Appleton's Market, we absolutely love fiber - the natural kind :) Whether it be from our crisp kale or Swiss chard, or our nutty quinoa and smooth chickpea flour, our Power Veggie Bites are full of it. We just can't get enough of it around here. And for good reason - eating the right amount of fiber has a huge impact on your health and well-being. Check out our top 8 reasons for packing more fiber into your day.    1. You'll Lose Weight  If you do nothing more than add more fiber to your diet, you will see the pound(s) drop off. Fiber-rich foods not only fill you up faster and keep you satisfied longer, they also prevent your body from absorbing...

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