In the current renegade nutrition climate, “Healthy, Whole Grains” often seems like an oxymoron. We owe that to the rise of gluten intolerance as well as the number of people who find improved health through ditching grains altogether. Yet, many traditional food cultures around the world have successfully incorporated grains into their diets without any ill effects at all. These people remain just as robust as ever, just as free of diabetes, obesity, and heart disease. How is this even possible?
I think of grain-free diets the same way that I think of a high raw food diet — helpful for particular kinds of healing, but not the be-all-end-all-diet-for-optimum-health. In other words, some people with particular kinds of hormonal imbalances or damaged gut flora will benefit greatly from removing grains from their diet altogether. But, as most people on the grain-free GAPS Diet have found, these same people can return to eating properly prepared grains once they’ve effectively been healed.
The key words here are “properly prepared” — grains that are prepared via sprouting or fermentation (like a traditional sourdough).
That level of preparation can be intimidating. It’s virtually impossible to find grains prepared this way in your local supermarket. Most so-called sourdoughs are just commercially prepared yeast breads with a bit of sour-tasting starter thrown in. And while sprouted grain sandwich bread is available in many places (thanks to Ezekiel brand and Alvarado Street Bakery), good luck finding sprouted grain tortillas, bagels, or English muffins. So, if you want to introduce these properly prepared grains into your diet, you’re likely looking at learning how to prepare them all from scratch at home.
That’s why I’m so pleased to introduce you to Ann Marie of Cheeselave‘s latest e-course on how to prepare Healthy, Whole Grains.
In her upcoming e-course, students will receive more than 100 tried and true recipes using properly prepared grains. You’ll learn how to make a perfect pie crust, no-knead bread, and sourdough pancakes (and so much more).
Featuring more than 50 video tutorials, the e-course will be like having a tutor right in your own kitchen, showing you the tips and tricks you need to be successful. No more trial and error. No more sourdough flops. No more wasting tons of expensive ingredients trying to master the art of baking with properly prepared grains.
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