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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Are sprouted nuts better for you?

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Are sprouted nuts better for you?

Nuts contain phytic acid, an anti-nutrient present in the bran of nuts and seeds that binds with minerals (especially calcium, iron, copper, zinc and magnesium) and prevents their absorption. Sprouting (soaking)neutralizes some phytic acid, thus improving mineral absorption. Many people say that sprouted nuts are easier to digest and that the flavor and texture of the nuts improves. The Benefits of Soaking Nuts and Seeds *Enzyme inhibitors get neutralized (see below) *The amount of vitamins your body can absorb increases.

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Tomatillo & Pine Nut Salsa in the raw

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Tomatillo & Pine Nut Salsa in the raw

This easy recipe with the added benefits of pine nuts is delicious.  You can make it mild by adding less jalapeno. Instead of pine nuts, you can add our Garlic-onion flavored pistachios for a nice crunch. TOMATILLO RAW NUT SALSA 4 -6 medium tomatillos, husked, rinsed and quartered 1 large garlic clove, peeled and quartered 1 jalapeno stemmed and roughly chopped Fresh lime juice from ½ lime 1/2 to 2/3 cup roughly chopped cilantro Salt Handful of pine nuts Combine tomatillos, garlic, jalapeno, lime juice & cilantro in a blender or food processor. Add about 1/8 cup water to thin...

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Walnuts a fuel for cold weather!

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Raw, Organic & Nuts: Walnuts a fuel for cold weather!

In Chinese Medicine, the cold weather makes it suitable for people to eat nuts in winter without getting internal heat. Most nuts can nourish & strengthen kidneys, brain, & heart. Also, eating nuts in winter helps keep warm & improve physical quality.

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Organic, Raw & Nuts: BeautiFuel breakfast bowl

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Organic, Raw & Nuts: BeautiFuel breakfast bowl

By Rebecca Leffler   This breakfast bowl is packed with protein, fiber and mood-boosting superfoods to keep you energized and smiling all day long!   Ingredients for 1 serving 1 cup of Cashew milk 2 tablespoons of chia seeds A pinch of cinnamon A pinch of ginger powder Topping:  1 tablespoon of soaked or sprouted Living Nutz nuts (almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts…) or seeds (pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds…) 1/4 cup of blueberries 1/2 banana, sliced 1 tablespoon of mulberries Cashew milk ¼ cup of Living Nutz raw Bali Cashews (soaked overnight or for anywhere from 4-12 hours in room temperature filtered water with...

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Raw, Organic & Nutz- Pumpin with Pumpkin seeds.

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Raw, Organic & Nutz- Pumpin with Pumpkin seeds.

Wrapped up in a very small package, pumpkin seeds are nutritional powerhouses,  with a wide variety of nutrients ranging from magnesium and manganese to copper, protein and zinc. They also contain plant compounds known as phytosterols and free-radical scavenging antioxidants, 1 which can give your health  an added boost.   At Living Nutz– we offer both raw and sprouted (soaked) seeds. Enjoy as a snack or with a dish!

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