Why You Should Grind Your Own Grains

kamut wheat berries and kamut flour

Why You Should Grind Your Own Grain Nifty terms used on the packaging of flours and grain products lead you to believe they have the same nutrient value as freshly ground flour. However, flour that has been freshly milled contains a more substantial amount of nutrients and is an essential part of a healthy, well-rounded […]

6 Helpful Tips for Baking with Whole Wheat Flour

Homemade Granola with NutriMill Harvest grain Mill

6 Helpful Tips for Baking With Whole Wheat Flour Baking with whole wheat flour is not only a great way to fit more nutrients and fiber into your diet, but it also provides many health benefits, including lowering your risk of heart disease, lowering your risk of stroke, lowering your risk of obesity and more. […]

5 Helpful Tips for Gluten-Free Baking

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5 Helpful Tips for Gluten-Free Bakin Whether you have celiac disease, gluten intolerance, or just want a healthy alternative to gluten, these 5 tips will help you get a great start when it comes to gluten-free baking! 1. Keep it fresh It is important to remember that gluten-free grains and gluten substitutes have a shorter […]

How to Bake Guilt-Free Desserts

Mini Raspberry chocolate Pie

How to Bake Guilt-Free Desserts Baking a sugary dessert for yourself can feel like you’re a kid getting caught taking a cookie from the cookie jar.   You shouldn’t have to give up sweets just because you’ve committed to a healthy lifestyle. Everyone loves desserts and you should satisfy your sweet tooth on occasion. It’s […]

Tips for Storing Whole Grains

Bags of Whole Grain Oats, flax seed, poppy seed, sunflower seeds.

Whole grains are an important part of your overall diet and health. Properly storing your grains will keep them fresh and ready for use. We’ve compiled the best tips to help you get the most out of your stored grains. Airtight containers One of the most important rules for storing whole grains is to use […]

Common Vegan/Paleo/Keto Baking Substitutes

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When you picture a new healthier lifestyle you probably don’t envision eating delectable brownies, cookies, cake, or even pie! Well, we are here to tell you that you really can have the best of both worlds- so long as you know all of the perfect baking substitutes, of course. Let’s break down all of the […]

Whole Grain vs Whole Wheat

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If you’ve found yourself surfing the web for a great homemade bread recipe, chances are you’ve come across the terms ‘whole grain’ and ‘whole wheat’. Knowing the difference between the two is important, especially when you’re looking for the healthiest option.  The Differences First and foremost, whole grains and whole wheat have one important thing […]

How to Troubleshoot Common Baking Mistakes

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You are enjoying the sweet, mouth-watering aroma coming from the kitchen when you start to notice a faint burning smell. You rush to the oven to pull out your baked goods, but it’s too late: your muffins are covered in a flat black crust. No matter how experienced you are in the kitchen, baking mistakes […]

Wheat Bran vs. Wheat Germ

dried Wheat Grain

Although they are similar in name, wheat bran and wheat germ are two entirely different ingredients. What might look like a single wheat kernel, can actually be viewed as three different entities. The outer shell of the kernel is high in fiber and nutrients and is referred to as the bran. The middle part of the […]

Types of Gluten-Free Flours and How to Use Them

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From cookies to pizza, flour is present in nearly every meal we bake. It is an essential ingredient and finding substitutes can sometimes be difficult, especially if you are on a gluten-free diet. Whether you are easing your way into a gluten-free diet, or have been on one for years, here are some of our favorite gluten-free flours. Quinoa […]