Oat Notes

Gluten-Free Prairie Oat Groats Designated “AMAZON’S CHOICE” for Oat Groats!

We are thrilled to be designated as “AMAZON’S choice” for Oat Groats! So exciting to see more and more folks discovering this awesome Whole Grain Super Food. Want to know more about Groats. See  “What is a Groat” HERE. So, what is the Amazon Choice Designation? According to their press release, Amazon is showing three reasons some […]

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Deb’s Early Fall Favorites

At the change of each season I think “this must be my favorite time of year”. Right now I’m thinking that about Fall. The Harvest is in full swing. The evening air is perfect for sunset rides And we all know what’s coming… – my next favorite time of year, of course.   Right now […]

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Harvest Time on the Gluten-Free Prairie

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Got Gut Issues? More Great News About GFP Glyphosate-Free Oats

The bad news about Glyphosate, the very nasty herbicide found in Round-Up is still  in the news today. You may have seen my post HERE from a couple of weeks ago where I clarified the difference between our Purity Protocol Oats and those other guys…. The question isn’t whether or not there is glyphosate in […]

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Is the Herbicide, Round Up in your Oat Cereal?

Hearing the very scary news about the herbicide, Round up found in Cheerios and other oat-based cereals? Yikes! We are too. first the good news! There is NO glyphosate used in any of our Purity Protocol Gluten-Free Prairie oat products. Now, the bad news. Last week a California man was awarded $289 million because of cancer apparently […]

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Oats in the Keto Diet? You betcha!!!

Why Gluten-Free Prairie Oats can be a great fit in the Keto Diet What is the Keto Diet? The ketogenic diet is a very low-carb, high-fat diet. Keto demands the dieter to drastically reduce carbohydrate intake and replace it with fat. This reduction in carbs puts the body into a metabolic state called ketosis. When we think […]

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Are Oats Your Perfect Good Mood Food?

How our food affects our mood is something that researchers have been looking at forever. Could it have to do with how we start our day? The American breakfast if often full of sugary treats and preservative-filled “protein” bars. Is it good to start the day on a sugar high? Probably not. Did you know […]

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April is National Autism Awareness Month

The first time I heard about the benefit of a gluten-free diets for children on the autism spectrum (ASD) was back in 2006. And current studies continue to show benefits worth considering. According to Autism Parenting Magazine most children with autism have a limited diet, and making dietary changes challenging. However, there ways to improve success […]

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Gluten-Free Prairie Oat Milk

Get it while it’s Hot! Apparently there is a new craze sweeping the U.S. And as with any new craze there comes the threat of a shortage. And it turns out that this latest plant-based milk craze is causing coffee shops to struggle to keep up with demand. According to an article in Bloomberg, due […]

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Breaking News! Gluten-Free Prairie to help feed malnourished babies in Africa!

A couple of months ago I was contacted by a medical school in the Midwest wanting to know about our Gluten Free Prairie Toasted Oat Flour. They were formulating a high-protein (RUTF – “Ready to Use Therapeutic Food”) to be used to treat severely malnourished babies in Sub-Africa.  Ultimately we were chosen for  a trial […]

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Deb’s Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Favorites

Suddenly it’s November and Thanksgiving is right around the corner. As I write this post we are getting our first serious snowof the season. For the last several months the horses have enjoyed grazing acres of pastures and chasing each other around every time the barometer drops. But today it all changes. Tonight they will […]

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PALEO-OATS? Can oats be part of the Paleo Diet?

Definition: From Wikipedia:  The Paleolithic diet (also called the paleo diet, caveman diet or stone-age diet[1]) is based mainly on foods presumed to have been available to Paleolithic humans.[2] Wide variability exists in the way the diet is interpreted.[3] However, the diet typically includes vegetables, fruits, nuts, roots, and meat while excluding foods such as dairy […]

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March is National Flour Month! Check out the Gluten-Free Prairie Pot ‘Oat Gold

National Flour Month is the perfect time to celebrate our higher protein Oat Flour. Oats are one of the healthiest whole-grain flours on the planet. If you’ve been looking for the perfect replacement for other gluten-free flours – our Pot Oat’ Gold is full of Gluten Free Prairie Oat Flour. Are oats baby’s perfect first […]

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Arsenic and Mercury in the Gluten-Free Diet. Is the Gluten-Free Sky Falling?

Two press releases caught my eye this week. With screaming headlines like: “Toxic Metals Higher in Gluten Free Food” and “Higher Levels of Arsenic and Mercury Discovered in Gluten-Free Americans” of course I needed to take a closer look. Arsenic levels in rice is well documented. I started blogging about the arsenic in rice issue […]

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Can Oats Make You a Better Lover / subtitle: Oats and Your Heart – A Love Story

Can Oats Make You A Better Lover? Oats are proven to support a healthy heart, and a healthy heart is key for a healthy love life. As we know the heart plays an important role in your love life as it pumps blood to your body as well as your sex organs. The beta-glucans in […]

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Gluten-Free Purity Protocol Oats. What does it mean and does it really matter? A mini rant

While the great news about the amazing health benefits of oatmeal continues to go mainstream, so does the the controversy about safety of gluten-free oats. At Gluten-Free Prairie, we take the purity of our gluten-free oat products very seriously.  Our company is based completely on third-party certified Purity Protocol Oatmeal, Oat Flour and Oat Groats. […]

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The Amazing Health Benefits of Oats — for Everyone

Are oats baby’s perfect first cereal? Oats are a wonderfully healthy grain and they may be baby’s perfect first cereal, replacing rice as the go-to in generations past. In 2012 the FDA launched a formal investigation into arsenic levels in rice. Consumer Reports discusses arsenic in rice: “The results of our tests were even more […]

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Gluten-Free Oats Are NOT Created Equal

People often ask us, “What makes your oats so special?” The purity of our gluten-free oat products is our #1 priority on the Gluten-Free Prairie. We are completely committed to source ONLY pure gluten-free oats from farmers following strict purity protocols. What are Purity Protocols and do they really matter? Yes, they really matter! While […]

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