That's Nuts! A Complete Guide to Soaking Nuts and Seeds
However, what often goes unrealized, is that nuts and seeds can be quite problematic and troublesome to digest when not cared for and prepared properly. Using questions from readers, I have pulled together this comprehensive guide for soaking nuts and seeds.
What's Wrong With Raw Nuts and Seeds?Raw nuts, and even more so raw seeds, have notable levels of phytic acid, a form of bound phosphorous, which serves as a physiological protectant a...How Do I Soak Raw Nuts and Seeds?As strange as it initially sounds, soaking nuts and seeds is not difficult. Luckily the process of soaking is essentially the same for whatever typ...Do All Types of Nuts and Seeds Need to Be Soaked?This question is a controversial one, as people have different opinions, traditions and information to support their claims on whether to soak or n...Does Everyone Need to Soak Their Nuts and Seeds?As much as I would like to jot down an exuberant "yes, of course!" here and move on from this question, I realize that things aren't always that si...Are Organic Nuts Always Better?As with most fresh food items, organic nuts are preferable to minimize pesticide risk and to support a framework of sustainable agricultural. Yet u...What If I Don't Have A Dehydrator?It is important to dry out nuts and seeds at a low temperature in order to preserve the greatest amount of natural enzymes and fragile unsaturated...Can I Buy Pre-Soaked Or Sprouted Nuts anywhere?If you don’t want to spend time hunting down organic nuts, soaking, drying or sprouting them yourself, I recommend Better Than Roasted Nuts, Seeds...