Real Reasons to Remove Sugar from the Pantry

Our bodies need sugar. In fact every cell in the body (including our precious brain cells) require sugar (glucose) for healthy function. Americans, on average, who eat a “typical” American diet consume about three pounds of sugar (and/or artificial sweeteners) each week. So … we should all be geniuses, right? Seriously, though, we have a major “sugar […]

How to Prepare Grains (With Adaptation Method)

Image by Jayne and D We’ve now addressed the issue of grains being good or bad, and why we want to prepare grains by sprouting, soaking, or souring.  But how do we do this?  What about recipes we already use– how do we adapt them? Sourdough I’m starting with this because it’s not my specialty and I don’t have […]

Tips for Baking with Sprouted Grains

Image Credit *Psst…this week marks the beginning of the Holiday Progressive Dinner!  This week Wardeh at GNOWFGLINS is hosting the soup course, so head over for awesome holiday soup recipes!* If you’ve been around for awhile, you know that I sprout my grains.  Doing so increases their nutritional content while reducing phytic acid (an anti-nutrient).  […]