In case you haven’t heard, the popularity of “Pulses” in the food industry is dramatically on the rise, not only for their nutritional benefit, but also as the leading front-runner to help solve global food issues like food security, drought protection and agricultural sustainability. Pulses are popping up on menus all over the country and their future as one of the biggest trends in the food industry was officially confirmed last year when The United Nations General Assembly declared 2016, the International Year of the Pulse. (more…)
Sprouted Flour Has Big Impact on Consumer and Commercial Baking
The popularity of sprouted grains and flours has seen a big boost over the last couple of years, so much so that The Washington Post is citing “sprouted everything” as one of the biggest food trends for 2017. It’s likely you’ve heard by now that sprouted grains are better for you than traditional grains and in case you’ve forgotten why exactly this is the case, here’s a little recap. (more…)
Many of our holiday favorites are made even tastier and healthier using sprouted grains, flours, seeds and nuts. Try mixing some of these recipes in with your holiday menus this year! (more…)
The holidays are upon us, and ‘tis the season for the anticipated aromas and joys of baking that so wonderfully accompany this time of year. The light color, texture and sweet flavor of organic sprouted sorghum flour make it a perfect fit for gluten-free baking. Organic sprouted sorghum flour, in addition to being naturally sweet, packs many health and nutritional benefits. (more…)
We developed this recipe as a quick, go-to treat for the holiday season. Take a look at how easy it is to mix up these dark chocolate and sea salt cookies, and you can feel good about eating them because they feature our wonderful sprouted Spelt flour! (more…)
Peggy’s Basic Batter Bread Gets A Creative Twist
When I created the To Your Health Sprouted Bread recipe in 2005 it was my effort to achieve a great tasting, finely textured batter bread for home bakers who didn’t have the time for yeasted breads, nor the experience, but still enjoyed great tasting bread that would be quick and easy to make. From this basic recipe I’ve enjoyed adding creative ingredients that can simply be stirred into the batter before baking to enhance the taste and occasion for good sprouted bread. (more…)
We are celebrating our 10-year anniversary in September of this year with the grand opening of a new building. HealthyFlour.com has come a long way in the last ten years and as we approach this milestone, we are taking a moment to celebrate “ten years of goodness”, both in the products we produce every day and all the ways our growth has allowed us to give back to our community. (more…)
Sprouted Beer Bread
10 Minutes to Prep + 50 Minutes to Bake = 1 Hour to Bliss
The Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA) is partnering with universities, entrepreneurs, investors and companies to help strengthen the entrepreneurial climate in Alabama and make this generation of economic development a priority for the state. (more…)
Early next month Kashi® will unveil the new box design for their Organic Promise® Sprouted Grains cereal made with To Your Health sprouted grains. In honor of the event, we thought we would share a little insight as to how our relationship with Kashi came to be. (more…)
It’s likely you’ve seen purple corn on display as part of a centerpiece around fall decorating and harvest décor, but may not have realized all the nutritional properties and health benefits associated with eating purple corn. Purple corn is quickly emerging as nature’s new super food, boasting twice the number of antioxidants found in blueberries and pomegranate juice.
Healthy Flour Sponsors 2016 Asheville Artisan Bread Bakers Festival
April 16-17, 2016 in Asheville, NC
Image from 2015 Baking Workshop Peter Reinhart
Healthy Flour is pleased to participate in the 2016 Asheville Artisan Bread Bakers Festival to be held April 16-17 in Asheville, North Carolina. The event will feature talents from some of the most highly-respected bakers in the United States including Richard Miscovich, Peter Reinhart, and Harry Peemoeller. Peter Reinhart, world-renown author, baker and chef at Johnson and Wales University will be conducting a baking workshop at this year’s event using Healthy Flour sprouted flours. Learn More.
Healthy Flour is Proud to be named in Alabama’s 2016 Year of the Maker
Healthy Flour was highlighted during the March press event hosted by the Alabama State Tourism department declaring 2016 “The Year of the Alabama Maker”. Alabama is celebrating its creative talent across a variety of industries including manufacturing, chef’s musicians, writers and artists.
The press event was held in Montgomery to kick off the annual SouthernMakers festival which begins April 30, 2016. As part of the annual event, Healthy Flour will be sampling our delicious sprouted popcorn and cookies made from our gluten free baking mix.
There are several benefits of sprouted grains and flours, all of which are an important part of eating a healthy diet. “Why Sprouted is Better”, explains the genesis of the grain through the sprouting process and outlines the vital nutrients absorbed in the body as a result. (more…)
Symbol of Assurance
This new certification is identified as True Sprout Certified and is a symbol of assurance to you that specific products meet the high quality sprout standards identified.
What Our Customers Have to Say
Referring to his first attempt to bake bread with sprouted flour – “…I tasted quite possibly the best 100% whole wheat bread I’d ever had. No sugar or honey, no oil, no pre-ferment, and no long, extended fermentation – just flour, water, salt, and yeast. Suddenly, the artisan playbook no longer applied, and this was just my first attempt.” – Peter Reinhart, renowned baking author of Bread Revolution and instructor
We have compiled a list of informational articles from reputable sources and included the links below. This page will be updated as new information is published, so check back often. (more…)
The mission of the To Your Health Co. blog is to provide educational information that includes the benefits of sprouted foods, industry updates and articles as the popularity and demand of sprouted products increases, books and resources to assist you in baking fabulous sprouted foods, and a listing of products on the market that you can trust to meet the high standards of truly sprouted ingredients. (more…)