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Here is a Special Recipe for Whole Wheat Baking Mix

If you enjoy baking with fresh milled whole wheat you will love the recipe below.   This is the perfect time of year to begin trying delicious new recipes, and to share with friends. Whole Wheat Baking Mix 4 cups flour 4 cups wheat flour 1/4 cup baking powder 2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 cups nonfat […] Read more

Can Carbohydrates from Whole Grains Help You Lose Weight?

Carbohydrates are often the first thing people want to cut out of their diet when looking to lose weight. Carbs are seen as unhealthy, as they are usually linked to foods that are a dieter’s worst enemy, such as cake, cookies and pizza. However, whole grains are also a great source of carbs, and by […] Read more

Home-made Whole Wheat Bagels

Bagels are a comfort food in our home. The moist chewy inside and the outer coating that pulls away with a little tug are unique to a bagel. I often get a craving for something baked that only a home-made whole wheat bagel will satisfy. Bagels can be tricky little endeavors to undertake. Not that […] Read more

Diagnosis of gluten sensitivity…leads to home milling.

This could be either a really long post or a short and simple one. I'm not sure how it will turn out. What I mean is I could make it long, but the outcome is quite simple so it could be brief. Anyway, here goes nothing.... ?????? ????? ???? Several years ago I was diagnosed […] Read more

Question and Answer: Sub bread (hot dog & burger buns too)

This question came to me from a dear lady who has just grown leaps and bounds in her knowledge of eating healthy and caring for her family! Hopefully her question and the following answer will help inspire you to 'think outside the bread-box' and make more whole wheat breads for many options! Question: " hi […] Read more

Make ahead whole grain muffins

If your mornings are as rushed as ours are, there is a way to make a great warm, wholesome, whole grain breakfast without the long prep time. You can even use your own recipe! First simply substitute the flour in your recipe for 100% freshly milled flour. It's whole grain and provides all the nutrients […] Read more

Milling pastry flour at home to eat more whole grains.

A word about the 'pastry flour' from fresh milled grains. You can mill pastry flour from soft wheat (vs. the hard wheat that make good loaf bread) but it will not be silky smooth like bagged flour because the hulls (aka: bran., fiber) are not separated. You could sift it to get some of them […] Read more

How do I eat more whole grains?

This is the eve of the New Year, 2009. One of the resolutions for many people is to eat more healthy and take charge of thier nutrition. Today I was asked a very simple (yet also could get confusing) question: How do I eat more whole grains? The FDA has said to make at least […] Read more

Long Term Items: Organic Grains and Beans (Legumes)

If you are stocking up your long term pantry, the two biggest items (both in amount and weight) will likely be the dry goods of grains and beans. We are getting a new shipment of these long term commodities on Friday, October 24th. Be sure to visit our store site at: Also, if you […] Read more

The best dessert (or breakfast) ring EVER!

The other night, on a whim, I decided to make a 'Blueberry Tea Ring' for a get-together. Well, it was WAY too small for the number of people who showed up so I hid it in the corner of the kitchen. Much to my surprise, it was 'found' and the word spread fast! This dessert […] Read more