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Forum: Traditional Foods   03-17-2013, 09:48 AM
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Posted By mountainspring
I'm working on the whole wheat cracker recipe in...

I'm working on the whole wheat cracker recipe in NT pg. 518. I'm wondering if I can use WHEY instead of yoghurt to soak.
 
Anyone know the answer to this?
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-17-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By mountainspring
I found the answer to my question by googling...

I found the answer to my question by googling and reading NT. You ARE supposed to soak the beans overnight and then sprout.
Ideally, you sprout them until the tails are 1/4 inch.
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-12-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By mountainspring
Hello Everyone,  I'm just going through the NT...

Hello Everyone, 
I'm just going through the NT book and learning how to prep grains properly. I've been soaking my beans in the colander over a bowl in the kitchen. Sometimes they get too long. I...
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-12-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By mountainspring
I bet it is fine to use the milk or creme freche...

I bet it is fine to use the milk or creme freche if you have it. I think we would use water over milk to soak..mainly because it makes the milk & yogurt last a bit longer...if you have plenty of...
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-10-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By mountainspring
PS: We use traditionally rolled oats (not the...

PS: We use traditionally rolled oats (not the quick kind) and getting organic and rolling your own is the best option, but if you can't do that, just use the "Old Fashioned" store bought kind and...
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-10-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By mountainspring
You should be soaking the grains & nuts, warm...

You should be soaking the grains & nuts, warm water, and acid (couple TBS yogurt, kefir, whey, or lemon juice or apple cider vinegar - I recommend yogurt) overnight on the counter (not in the...
Forum: Traditional Foods   03-10-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By mountainspring
I'm just getting started with soaking grains and...

I'm just getting started with soaking grains and going through the Nourishing Traditions book. 
I did the waffle recipe with spelt. When I think of the word "soaking", I think of "submerged under...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   11-02-2012, 06:56 PM
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Views: 226
Posted By mountainspring
Hey. My third child is 22 months old. I nursed...

Hey. My third child is 22 months old. I nursed my other two until 18 and 19 months, day and night, every couple of hours and then weaned. I wanted to try child-led weaning this time..but just like...
Forum: Diapering   05-10-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,338
Posted By mountainspring
Thank you so much for your reply. I'm giving...

Thank you so much for your reply. I'm giving cloth a rest while I recuperate..lol..we are having a really busy May with travels and weddings...so I'll let the rash heal up with disposables. Then...
Forum: Diapering   05-10-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,338
Posted By mountainspring
Hey everyone. Sigh. I'm quite frustrated. I've...

Hey everyone. Sigh. I'm quite frustrated. I've successfully cloth diapered two of my children, all their lives. We have never had a problem with rash.
My third child, is 5 months now.  We have been...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   07-06-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,269
Posted By mountainspring
Thanks. I found one other Ft. Hood mom who is...

Thanks. I found one other Ft. Hood mom who is very upset about CYSS here not accepting non-vaccinated or partially vaccinated kids. I'm going to do something about it. It's just not right. We should...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-29-2010, 11:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,269
Posted By mountainspring
I see this is a pretty old thread. We are...

I see this is a pretty old thread. We are running into this problem here in Ft. Hood, TX. It is new...the Army is not allowing the vaccine excemption form. I just wanted to get in touch with other...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-28-2010, 04:52 PM
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Views: 2,014
Posted By mountainspring
This just baffles me. I've been refusing the MMR...

This just baffles me. I've been refusing the MMR and HEP A because they are made with fetal cells. I am not against vaccinating, I just don't want the fetal cell vaccines near my children. In 2007 I...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   06-28-2010, 04:37 PM
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Views: 405
Posted By mountainspring
Check this website http://www.cogforlife.org

Check this website http://www.cogforlife.org
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   08-10-2008, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By mountainspring
I bought "Brewer's Yeast" thinking it was...

I bought "Brewer's Yeast" thinking it was "nutritional yeast"...I think I might return it because I guess they aren't the same?

What are they each used for?
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   08-10-2008, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By mountainspring
I just started eating mostly Vegan at home....

I just started eating mostly Vegan at home. Dairy/Meat prices were killing me and since we recently found out about the animal proteins prohibiting calcium absorption (still doing research), we've...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   08-01-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By mountainspring
I don't know about that tea. It seems like there...

I don't know about that tea. It seems like there isn't a whole lot of research out there about it. But I will definitely buy or make some non-dairy yogurt. That hadn't even crossed my mind.
...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   07-31-2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By mountainspring
Can you get the Active Live Cultures found in...

Can you get the Active Live Cultures found in yogurt in plant-based foods? Might some kind of yeast have those?

Just wondering.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-30-2008, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By mountainspring
I have a BJ's and a Sam's Club in my town. ...

I have a BJ's and a Sam's Club in my town.

I haven't been in the stores, but I'd like to get a membership, IF they have good organic foods.

Can anyone recommend either of these?
Forum: The Mindful Home   04-20-2008, 11:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,509
Posted By mountainspring
I have never found a mop that I like. I...

I have never found a mop that I like.

I have ants in the kitchen now and read online that I should mop the kitchen floor w/ bleach weekly.

Well, I hate the smell of bleach and worry that it is...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-14-2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 15,035
Posted By mountainspring
Well, that is good to know...heating the pan...

Well, that is good to know...heating the pan FIRST, then adding the oil. This is the first time I've heard that...but will definitely start doing that.

Thanks for the tips!
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-14-2008, 10:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 384
Posted By mountainspring
Yeah, seriously. 8 months, is still a TINY...

Yeah, seriously. 8 months, is still a TINY little baby.

Can you just nurse her to sleep on your bed and then move her to the crib when you go to bed?

My son had a full sized mattress on the...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-13-2008, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 559
Posted By mountainspring
I co-slept with my breastfeeding baby from the...

I co-slept with my breastfeeding baby from the day 1 until he was 18 months old!!

I finally weaned him after that and he kept co-sleeping for another 6 months.
When he was 2 yrs. and 4 months I...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-13-2008, 10:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 281
Posted By mountainspring
Crumpets: Who has a good recipe? I LOOOOOVE...

Crumpets: Who has a good recipe?

I LOOOOOVE crumpets!

I've never tried bagels...seems like too much work, but I'd like to try them once or twice.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-13-2008, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 15,035
Posted By mountainspring
Not sure if this is in the right section, or...

Not sure if this is in the right section, or where else it would go.


A couple months after my husband and I were married we went to a County Fair where there was a cooking show guy advertising...
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