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A few weeks ago, I posted on Facebook that I was trying a new soaked bread recipe. Quite a few of you commented or emailed asking for the recipe, but I wanted to get it just right first before sharing. Making traditionally prepared bread (as opposed to modern, difficult to digest yeasted breads) can be a …

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Great news! Homemade bread is making a comeback, frequently combined with the convenience of a bread machine recipe. More and more people are opting to make their own with quality ingredients they source themselves. Quality trumping convenience is an idea whose time has come in the bread department as the general public awakens to the …

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Our family loves my Belgian waffles recipe using sprouted flour.  Belgian waffles are our family’s breakfast of choice most weekends and the kids almost always request them as their special birthday breakfast. I’ve tried so many different Belgian waffle recipes over the years, I’ve honestly lost count.  I’ve made them with various flours as well …

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One of the trickiest aspects of implementing the traditional method of soaked oatmeal in order to maximize the nutrition, eliminate antinutrients, and considerably improve digestibility is getting used to the slightly sour taste. Some of you are even going so far as to rinse the soaked oatmeal after cooking, for example, in an attempt to …

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I’ve been purchasing organic white wheat and spelt in bulk for many years to grind into fresh flour. My family fortunately does not have any wheat allergies or problems digesting grains provided they are traditionally prepared. For those of you who do have wheat issues, you’ll be encouraged to know that my husband used to …

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Corn has a bad rap these days primarily due to the pervasive presence of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) in the food supply.    This frankenfood, generally made with GM corn and laced with mercury residue from processing (Environmental Health, January 2009), is in the majority of processed foods and drinks and is being blamed …

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Do you cook oatmeal in the microwave, quickly poured out of convenient, ready to use packets?  Do you think this is a healthy start to the day? Reality Check: Ripping open a package of instant oatmeal, pouring it in a mug with some water and nuking it in the microwave for a couple minutes is …