In today’s October Unprocessed FAQ, I’m going to try to clear up some confusion surrounding one of our most common ingredients: Flours and grains.
The Eating Rules.
This Farro with Spinach, Basil, Lemon, and Pine nuts can be made as a vegan or vegetarian main dish or as a side dish. It comprises all the best Italian flavors in a bowl, and it’s even “kid-approved!”
With all the Orwellian “Doublespeak” surrounding our foods, we pretty much have to assume that packaged foods are “guilty until proven innocent” when it comes to labels and claims.
I’m a fan of the Girl Scouts, and have tremendous respect for their organization. But I won’t buy their cookies.
I asked Annelies if their cereals would pass the Kitchen Test, and she decided to prove it by making them herself in her own kitchen.
The single most important change I’ve made that has led me to live a more unprocessed lifestyle? The purchase of my grain mill.
What’s the deal with white flour anyway?
Oats are such a fabulously nutritious way to start the morning!