Soaking Grains: Why and How


Over the years I have shared many recipes that say to soak your grains and flours but have never really explained why. Today I am guest posting atA Gypsy Herbal on the whys and hows of soaking grains and flour. The blog owner, Serafina is a dear friend of mine and my co-dorm mom. Be sure to head over there to learn how and why to soak your grains!


This post is part of Simple Lives Thursday,  Frugal Ways, Sustainable Days,  Wildcrafting Wednesday

About Katie Mae Stanley

Katie Mae Stanley is the writer at Nourishing Simplicity, where the focus is on nourishing foods, herbal remedies, simple living and faith. Ethnic and Mid-west foods are always a favorite in her kitchen and on her blog. She is also the author of the book Steeped: Simple Nourishing Teas and Treats. Katie Mae spent 10 years as a missionary dorm "mama" for a gaggle (almost 40) of amazing deaf girls at a school for the deaf in Baja California, Mexico. Now she finds herself state side ready to embrace God's next adventure. A cup of tea or coffee and a bit of dark chocolate make an appearance at some point in any given day. You can connect with the Nourishing Simplicity community on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.


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