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How to Sprout Grains and Why…

Sprouted grains… What the heck is a sprouted grain? Why would you want to eat sprouted grains? How to you sprout grains? Then you might ask, “How do I eat sprouted grains and where will I find the time to do this?”

First lets talk about why you might want to eat sprouted grains. There is a wide range of health benefits of the different grains during sprouting.

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Homemade Fruit & Veggie Smoothies

I was hungry this afternoon but I had some errands. I wanted a quick and healthy meal I could take with me. Smoothies fill the bill. This smoothie recipe is so much healthier than shakes that come in a can or powder mix, because it is whole foods. There is nothing like eating whole wholesome food.

You can do a smoothie with all fruit or all veggies. I usually do a variety. Here is what I did today.

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How to Cook Beets

Are you trying new foods? You go down the vegetable isle and half of them are unknown entities. You pick out beets and get them home. Then you look at them and say how do I cook these?

Fresh vegetables are the best. And if you can get them from the farm, oh…. so good! Beets are easy to cook. 

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Super Salad Days

Some days you just don’t know what to eat. Today was one of them for me. I had to go to Super SaladPaterson, NJ and back. That is at least a 6 hour road trip day. We were up at 5:30 am!

My eating was off all day. That included timing and types of food. So I made up a super salad. It had everything including the kitchen sink… so to speak.

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Rice Balls

If you are eating an alternative diet, wWasabi Norihat do you snack on? What can you take on the run? Rice balls makes a great snack with all the goodness of the short grain brown rice while being portable.

Rice balls are a common snack enjoyed in Japan. There is no sugar, high in nutrition and easy to eat.

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Why Not Mix Grains!

Short grain brown rice (SGBR) is a great staple grain. But there are many grains to enjoy. Variety helps to please the pallet, as well as rounding out the nutrition, vitamins and minerals that may be missing in various grains.

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Left-Over Short Grain Brown Rice

What do you do with the left over short grain brown rice? The purpose is to have brown rice for your meals. You want to cook enough for several days. Tonight I took a portion of the short grain brown rice and spelt berry mix and made a pilaf.

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Whole Grains-Short Grain Brown Rice… Good Nutrition

Part of achieving great health begins with eating well. You know what they say… “garbage in, garbage out”. That pertains to our bodies and minds. If we put garbage food into our bodies, we will get substandard body back. That is the way it is folks.

“What is good food” you may ask. I consider good food as whole food, and unprocessed. Anything in a box is processed and should only be consumed very infrequently. How do you cook and eat whole foods?

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Eating Healthy in Japan Part 1

I am in Tokyo teaching my HealthWorks Energy Healing program. It is wonderful. But how do you eat well when you are away from home?

I am lucky that I have a condo with a galley kitchen set up.  There is a 2 burner gas stove, hot pot, microwave and small refrigerator/freezer. I have service for two. There is only one french chief knife, 2 pots and one top, one bowl. There is a rice cooker but directions are in Japanese. Hmmm.

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Fall Bounty: Canning Spaghetti Sauce

Well, dear reader, it is fall. Our trees are beginning to turn. There are spots of reds and oranges dotting the hillside. Fall is back to school. And it is about all the hard work from summer becomes our bounty.

Yesterday I drove to Bainbridge NY to the “Frog Pond”. It is a grand vegetable stand. I needed to get tomatoes for canning.