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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.


Dinner: Beans, Brown Rice, Greens

Well, I was alone for dinner tonight and totally unmotivated. It was raining to boot. I have been wanting beans, greens and short grain brown rice. So tonight was the night. Here is my recipe (which I made up as I worked in the kitchen).

Started with chopped sweet onions (1), carrots (1), mushrooms (3 large) and I sauteed them in a little EVO (extra virgin olive oil).

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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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Why Eat Whole Grains?

I started the blog challenge with short grain brown rice. Then I thought you all might want to know why you should eat whole grains.

“Carbs” have received a lot of bad press over the last few years. They say “tay a way from carbs. Carbs are the cause of obesity”. I think that we are throwing out the baby with the bath water.


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?