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Sprouted grains and beans go mainstream

A healthy new trend is sprouting up in markets–sprouted foods. Germinating, or sprouting, seeds, beans and legumes super concentrates their power and makes them more nutritious and digestible. Commercial sprouted foods cost more than their regular counterparts, but there are tradeoffs. Companies have taken what was once a messy, time-consuming DIY affair and have made it mainstream and shelf-stable yet kept it organic. Plus sprouted grains and beans cook up in minutes. Food for Life has been sprouting foods since the 1960s, starting with...

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Truroots featured in Food and Wine Magazine

Food and Wine magazine recently featured an article “Germination Nation” on benefits of sprouted foods and Truroots. Friends dabbling with the raw-food diet have told me about the health benefits of eating sprouted nuts, beans and grains, saying that the process of soaking these seeds (theya��re all technically seeds) a�?awakens their life forcea�? as they begin to germinate. The concept always seemed a little New Agey to me, but after noticing sprouted foods for sale at places like Whole Foodsa��everything from...

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Sprouted Quinoa Trio Wins 2011 NASFT Sofi Award

Truroots Accents Sprouted Quinoa Trio was awarded 2011 Most Outstanding Product Silver Award by NASFT. http://foodspring.com/content/enray-inc-truroots-accents/   ...

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On the Quinoa Trail

Great quality requires traditional values. Our premium quality TruRoots Organic Quinoa is grown at an elevation of approximately 12,000 ft in the salt flats of Uyuni, in the south-west part of Bolivia. We recently visited our farmers to catch up on the developments during the recent Quinoa harvest. Our journey started from La Paz. We spent our first day sleeping and getting acclimated to the high altitude. A long, 5 hour drive from La Paz to Challapatta, followed by another 11 hours on dusty, unpaved roads towards the Salt Flats of Uyuni,...

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Herbed TruRoots Germinated Brown Rice

This is the simplest way to dress up healthy germinated brown rice for company or to add something special for your familya��s daily dinner.A� Feel free to substitute chopped fresh sage or thyme leaves for the tarragon. Their flavor is quite a bit stronger than the tarragon, so ad just a little bit at a time, tasting as you go. Ingredients 1 cup TruRoots Germinated Brown Rice 2 cups water 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons butter A? cup minced fresh flat-leaf parsley 2 tablespoons minced fresh tarragon leaves Salt and ground black pepper,...

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