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Lately wheat has been getting a bad rap. But what most people don't know is that there are many, many different varieties of wheat. Any wheat that was developed before the 1950s is considered 'heritage' and is free of any genetic modification. Any wheat developed after this period has been genetically played with (hybridized - not genetically modified.) - organic or not. So, when we are grocery shopping how do we ensure that we are getting healthy wheat?Well, it is not easy! There is a lot of deception in our food industry. In my opinion whole grains are definitely healthy...
Organic foods are quite literally Mother Nature's medicine. Long before the human race had doctors, hospitals or medications, people survived and thrived by eating whole, raw, natural foods. While it can be challenging to eat an entirely natural diet in our busy, modern world, the food choices you make do affect your health. Whenever you choose whole, natural products for yourself and your family, you are making the best choice.Why organic?The term organic refers to the way produce -- include grains -- are grown. Organic flours, for instance, are milled from grains that have been grown without chemical fertilizers, pesticides or...
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If you have ever been in the kitchen when someone was baking homemade, whole wheat bread, then you know that the delicious smell that fills the entire room is just this side of Heaven. And then it gets even better: the loaves come out of the oven, each a work of art, deep, golden brown. You know you need to slice one open while it's still warm, and spread it with melting butter. Add a thick slice of cheese and you have a meal literally fit for a king. There is simply nothing that compares with savory, home baked bread,...
Here at Daybreak Mill, we like to process our food products in the most natural way possible. Generally, when oats are rolled or flaked, there is a steaming process to stabilize the oats and give them a longer shelf life. We do not use any steam when we roll our oats - they are just straight rolled with no heat or steam. By processing our rolled oats in this way, we are preserving the natural enzymes in the oats so that they are healthy for your body. There is only one downside to this, and that is the shelf life...
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