Which SEEDS Should Be Soaked for Eating — and HOW {for nutrition, digestion and culinary purposes}

Megan Food Philosophy, Healing Diets, Health & Nutrition 33 Comments

I used to think that only the larger seeds and nuts needed soaking or sprouting before eating them. But the more I’ve learned about phytic acid, the more my eyes have been opened: High phytic acid exists in all seeds and nuts; and although it seems tricky to soak seeds like flax or chia, we’ll talk about easy solutions! Remember: …

Overnight Chia Porridge {soaked for better digestion and nutrition; dairy-free; Paleo, GAPS}

Megan Breakfast, Hors d'oeuvres, Condiments & Sides, Traditional Healing Foods 30 Comments

Most folks don’t know that chia seeds are high in phytic acid*. There is an easy solution, that reaps a great reward. Overnight oats are currently popular because all the work is done the night before and yields a ready-to-go breakfast. But if we’re already letting something sit out overnight, why not SOAK it to reduce phytates??  SO easy! This …