Monthly Archives: September 2011

Peanuts Gone Wild Muffins

            These triple-peanut muffins are intended for hard core peanut lovers. This recipe throws peanuts at you in every form, from every direction. You’ll beg for mercy. Yields: 8-10 muffins Ingredients: 1 cup peanut flour … Continue reading

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Can I eat quinoa? Carb counting basics

It’s a frequent question: Can I eat quinoa . . . or beans, or brown rice, or sweet potatoes? Or how about amaranth, sorghum, and buckwheat? Surely corn on the cob is okay! These are, of course, non-wheat carbohydrates. They … Continue reading

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Mocha cupcakes

          Wheat-free does not mean tasteless or boring. I had one of these mocha cupcakes for breakfast–it was delicious and filling. Even my picky wife liked it, gobbling up one of them in the photo! Makes … Continue reading

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An end to PMS?

Few things frighten me as much as Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS). Wild animals, nasty unappreciative teenagers, aggressive wheat trade groups . . . you name it, I’ll take it head on. But not a woman with PMS. Few things can match … Continue reading

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What's wrong with that banana?

This post initiates a series of conversations about how to manage carbohydrates in the diet once you’ve eliminated the ugliest, smelliest, rottenest, most foul carbohydrate of all: wheat. Wheat Belly, of course, exposes the disastrous effects of widespread consumption of … Continue reading

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I need your Wheat Belly "before" and "after" photos!

I need your photos showing your “before” wheat belly and your “after” remnant of a wheat belly. The media requests are piling in and they all want some nice pictures of people who have kissed wheat goodbye. Nothing tells a … Continue reading

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It takes a village . . . to be wheat-free

Say you live in a village. And in this village, everyone drinks water from the same well in the center of town. Everyone brings their own bucket, lowers it, brings it back up and carts it home to have water … Continue reading

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You asked for more recipes . . .

Judging from the outpouring of requests for more recipes that are 1) wheat-free, and 2) low-carbohydrate, I see that I need to provide more help in locating resources. The Wheat Belly book contains 34 pages of recipes to get you … Continue reading

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Wheat Belly . . . and vitamin B6

If we were to believe the claims of conventional diet advice, such as those being echoed by wheat industry groups like the Grain Foods Foundation in their SixServings Blog (where, by the way, you’ve GOT to read the over 70 … Continue reading

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Wheat Belly #5 on New York Times Bestseller list!

The New York Times just released its bestseller list due for release September 18th, 2011 . . . . Wheat Belly is #5!! (That darned Jane Fonda woman elbowed me out for the #4 spot!)

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