Do Fermented Foods Reduce Anxiety?

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A recent article on National Geographic points to some research that shows how gut health and fermented foods may help reduce anxiety.  It continues to show that we are just scratching the surface on the benefits of traditional fermented foods…. 

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Chewy Sourdough Italian Bread

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Working with sourdough makes many things possible as a home baker. For one, you get that delicious depth of flavor provided by sourdough that simply cannot be mimicked with commercial yeast. This stems from a longer fermentation and the complex nature of a sourdough starter which holds not only yeast but bacteria and acids as… 

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How to Grow Sandwich and Salad Microgreens

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Once you’ve mastered sprouting seeds, it’s time to advance to growing salad microgreens in your kitchen. Just like sprouting, growing salad greens is simple and requires only minimal equipment. You’ll be surprised at just how easy and inexpensive it is. Most of all, you’ll be amazed at the full flavor of fresh microgreens!

Dark Chocolate and Ginger Sour Cream Fudge

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It’s so sad to me when people pigeonhole sour cream into the savory food category. Sour cream is such a versatile dairy product and I try to incorporate it into as many recipes as I can…

New Sprouting Products!

New Sprouting Products

We are excited to announce the launch of some new sprouting products at Cultures for Health.  We will be showing you more about them over the coming weeks… but for now go and take a look!