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A tip from Jacque in Alpine, Utah

Dear GreenSmoothieGirl: I recently read in a comment that you are looking into gluten free recipes, etc. I wanted to let you know about this 9 grain bread being sold at Alpine Food Storage. Maybe you’ve already heard about it, but I am really impressed since most of the gluten free alternatives consist of merely […]

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Sourdough starter still good?

I have never had much success with baking 100% whole wheat bread and if I couldn’t do it with yeast I wasn’t sure about my chances with sourdough starter, but I was willing to give it a go!   So with a bit of trepidation Iordered some sourdough starter to try making bread without yeast. […]

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Naturally Leavened Bread Made with Kamut

12 Stepper Darlene in Canada sent me these gorgeous photos of the whole-grain, 100% naturally leavened bread she made with Kamut rather than wheat, for her gluten-intolerant daughter. She used Jim Simmons’ starter. Read my blog entry from  June 8  on how to get some free starter. Hope this inspires those of you working on […]

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Get Some Free Whole Grain Sourdough Starter!

If you’re doing 12 Steps to Whole Foods, and you’ve done Chapter 9 on whole grains, I have in the past recommended my friend Gwen’s  purebreadsourdough.com for sourdough start.   I have had mixed reviews about the customer service, though. My friend Jim Simmons, author of Original Fast Foods (see book reviews on the site), […]

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the data on benefits of RAW FOOD . . . part 2 of 3

Another very old study was the work of Robert McCarrison in the 1920′s and 1930′s, working with rats.   A group of 1,000 rats was fed a partially raw diet of carrots, sprouts, cabbage, bread, milk, and meat.   Another 2,000 were fed canned food, boiled vegetables, and milk.     The rats in the […]

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Tonya’s For Cryin’ Out Loud Onion Bread

This is a recipe Robyn made for traveling this week, contributed by 12 Stepper Tonya, whose husband loves to each this for lunch every day. Thanks, Tonya! For Cryin’ Out Loud Onion Bread/Crackers 3 large yellow onions 2 handfuls spinach 3 cups flaxseeds, ground in BlendTec 3 cups raw sunflower seeds ½ cup Bragg’s Liquid […]

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