Food and Nutrition

Sharing nutritional, health and general information about the food we eat.

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies – Sprouted Flour

I have never tried to make flour from sprouted grain but I know that it is highly nutritious when prepared this way. When we sprout seeds, grains or beans it multiplies the nutritional values and makes those nutrients more bio-available to our bodies.

What Are Pierogi?

What are Pierogi? They are delicious comfort food. Actually, they are medium sized, very soft, filled dumplings. The version that we grew up with is Polish and the word Pierogi is of Polish origin. So how do you pronounce it? That depends on who you are talking to: we pronounce it Pirr-OH-gee but he have [Read On]

Our Food & Eating Philosophy

In other words, why we eat the way we do ~ Let’s face it… we’re not all the same, are we? Your family may not have the same food or health beliefs as mine but you’re probably willing to grow and learn new things, right? So am I and I’m learning new things all the [Read On]

Barley-One of the Seven Species

Barley is one of the cereal grains and is similar to wheat and oats. In the Southeastern part of the US, farmers grow Winter Barley during the Fall growing season and the Spring Barley is mainly grown in the Western part of the United States. Throughout the Middle East barley is eaten in similar ways that [Read On]

Links for Healthy Bread Making

For me it was  difficult to make the switch from using white flour to whole wheat flour when baking. It is a known fact that refined and bleached white flour bakes up lighter and fluffier, the texture is softer and the taste milder. Unfortunately there are NO nutritional or health benefits from using bagged white [Read On]

Flowing With Milk and HONEY – Part 3

This is part three in the Land Flowing with Milk and Honey series. This series takes an inspirational and culinary look at the phrase, flowing with milk and honey.  The phrase “milk & honey” in Hebrew is: zavat halav u’dvash and is mentioned 22 times in Scripture. The first place in Scripture that we find this [Read On]

Flowing With MILK and Honey Part 2

Milk Milk is an important part of the Middle Eastern diet as a beverage, as cheese, butter and cultured as in yogurt and kefir (pronounced as keh-FEAR). The ancient Hebrews were herdsmen and they raise cows, sheep, camels and goats. Goats are prized for their milk because it is very rich and to the ancient [Read On]

A Land Flowing With Milk & Honey

By Posey Salem This teaching takes an inspirational and culinary look at the phrase, flowing with milk and honey. The phrase “milk & honey” in Hebrew is: zavat halav u’dvash and is mentioned 22 times in Scripture. Ex. 3:8; Ex. 3:17; Ex. 13:5; Ex. 33:3; Lev. 20:24; Num. 13:27; Num. 14:8; Num. 16:13; Num. 16:14; Deu. 6:3; [Read On]