Arrowroot: What is it? How can it be used?

What is Arrowroot? Arrowroot is an easily digested starch extracted from the roots of the arrowroot plant, Maranta arundinacea. The plant is native to the tropics of South America, where it has a long history of cultivation by native peoples. (Some Indians also used arrowroot medicinally, they believed that is would draw … [Read more...]

Almond Meal & Flour, How to Make Your Own

If you want to use almond meal or almond flour in recipes, it is best to make your own. This is because of Phytic Acid & Enzyme Inhibitors which lock up the nutrients within the nuts and make them harder to digest. So the nuts must first be "Soaked and then Dried" before processing into flour. Prepackaged or … [Read more...]

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