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To Your Health Sprouted Flour Co. Giveaway!

- I am excited to announce one of my awesome sponsors – To Your Health Sprouted Flour Co. – is giving away a variety pack of their sprouted flours to one of my lucky readers.

The winner will receive a 15-lb. package that includes a 5-lb. bag of each: sprouted wheat flour, sprouted, spelt flour, and sprouted corn flour. Friends, I love this stuff!  I use the sprouted wheat and sprouted corn flours all the time for delicious treats that don’t leave me and my family feeling like we’ve eaten a brick of glue.

What’s so great about sprouted flour?

I’ve written about the problems of phytic acid in grains and its negative effect on health. Unless your are eating your grains soaked, sprouted, or soured, they can be causing much more harm than good. Here’s a great explanation of the benefits of sprouted flour from To Your Health’s website:

  • Easier to Digest – Sprouting breaks down the starches in grains into simple sugars so your body can digest them like a vegetable (like a tomato, not a potato).
  • Increased Vitamin C – Sprouting produces vitamin C.
  • Increased Vitamin B – Sprouting increases the vitamin B content (B2, B5, and B6).
  • Increased Carotene – Sprouting increases the carotene up to eight times.
  • Increased Enzymes are actually produced during sprouting.
  • Reduction of Anti-nutrients – Sprouting neutralizes enzyme inhibitors and phytic acid, which is a substance present in the bran of all grains that inhibits absorption of calcium, magnesium, iron, copper and zinc.

Until the 20th century, grain naturally sprouted in the field before it was milled into flour. The invention of the combine harvester during the Industrial Revolution changed everything. Grain could be harvested in the field and then moved to storage bins. The time-honored practice of sprouting was cast aside for modern processing.

Unfortunately, nutrition was also cast aside. When whole grains are not allowed to ferment or sprout, they don’t contain the nutrients that sprouted whole grains do. And they retain the naturally occurring antinutrients, even when milled into flour.

To Your Health Sprouted Flour Co. has returned to the traditional practice of sprouting grains in order to render them more nutritious and digestible. However, we don’t leave our grains out in the field to sprout. We nurture the grains in our facility, allow them to sprout, then dry them at a very low temperature, to maintain precious vitamins, minerals, and enzymes.

By all means you can sprout and grind your own flour, but who’s got time for that! That’s why I love To Your Health Sprouted Flour Co. with sprouted flour ground to order so you are guaranteed the freshest flour for optimal health benefits and deliciousness!

How to Enter the Giveaway

Hurry and enter! This giveaway will run through February 20, 2012 at midnight EST.

Use the Rafflecopter widget below to enter. Don’t forget to click on the confirm link when it comes to your inbox or else you won’t be signed up.

Click here and sign up for To Your Health Sprouted Flour Co. newsletter to win a variety pack of their sprouted flours — $49 value. You must be signed up for the newsletter to be eligible to win this giveaway. If you’re already signed up, just be sure to still click the button for that in the widget.

You can unsubscribe at any time. Just know that you must be subscribed in order to be eligible to win this or any future prizes.

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  • Click on the other options in the Rafflecopter widget below if you want extra entries to increase your chances to win.
  • Leave one comment below letting us know how you’ve entered.
  • The winner and future giveaways will be announced here on the blog, so you may also want to sign up for blog post updates via email so you don’t miss anything.  (And because you’ll need to email back within 48 hours to claim your prize.)

Special Discount Coupon

If you don’t win the giveaway, To Your Health Sprouted Flour Co. will be offering a special discount coupon. Make sure you check back to find out who the winner is on February 22nd ON MY BLOG “” and get your coupon code!



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Comments

  1. kate says:

    I’m really interested in trying this product. I’ve been thinking about gluten free for a while but I love the idea of trying sprouted wheat/flour first.

  2. Heather Bain Brandt via Facebook says:

    I can’t wait until they have g-f flours & g-f facility/processing :) I think they’re in process of doing this?

  3. Trezlen says:

    I signed up for the newsletter.

  4. Good stuff! I’m entered and hopeful to win! Thanks :D

  5. I just signed up for the newsletter – looking forward to trying their flours!

  6. amber says:

    I entered!

  7. Patti says:

    I am already signed up for both news letters and now like you on FB.

  8. Susan H. says:

    I signed up for their newsletter. They are a great organization to know about!

  9. Diane says:

    I subbed to To Your Health’s newsletter. Thanks for the link!

  10. Emily says:

    I am signed up! thanks :)

  11. Andrea says:

    I signed up for the newsletter

  12. Jennifer says:

    I signed up through Facebook and signed up for the newsletter. I’ve been wanting to try sprouted grains!

  13. Jerilea says:

    I signed up for the newsletter and I liked you on Facebook! I’d love, love, love to try sprouted grains! I make a couple of loaves of bread each week.

  14. Brianne says:

    I’m registered! I’ve been signed up for To Your Health Sprouted Flour Co for a while and I love their products! I cannot recommend them enough.

  15. Amanda says:

    I signed up for the newsletter. I already like you on facebook. I’ve never tried sprouted flour before and I’d love to.

  16. Janna says:

    Would love to try sprouted flour!

  17. JoAnne says:

    I signed up for the newsletter! :)

  18. Katherine P says:

    I’m already signed up for the “To Your Health” Newsletter, and just signed up for your e-mail updates as well

  19. Aileen W says:

    I’m already signed up for the newsletter.

  20. beka says:

    I signed up for your newsletter and am very excited for the chance to win this! I have been wanting to try this flour for awhile.

  21. Steph says:

    I signed up!

  22. Sarah says:

    I’m signed up for the newsletter.

  23. Ildiko v says:

    I am on Your FB and also signed up for he newsletter :) xxx

  24. Amanda Rae Smith says:

    I’m a fan on Face book and signed up for both newsletters!

  25. Roxanna says:

    REALLY excited about doing grains right… making the transition from GAPS to Nourishing Traditions is very exciting! I entered :)

  26. Audrey Gerold says:

    I subscribed to the newsletters! Thanks for the chance to win such an awesome package!

  27. Amber Cooper says:

    I liked To Your Health on facebook, signed up for the holistic kid newsletter, and To Your Health Newsletter, and I already liked holistic kid on facebook. I tried sprouting my own two weeks ago and discovered if you sprout too long, your dough will never cook. Hoping that someone else can handle the job of sprouting so I don’t waste all that time/flour. : )

  28. Sumeyye says:

    Signed sealed delivered! :)

  29. Jessica S. says:

    I signed up for the newsletter!

  30. Jessica S. says:

    I also “liked” holistic kid on facebook, signed up for your newsletter, and followed on twitter!

  31. Karyn Ashby says:

    Signed up for the newsletter!

  32. Laura G says:

    I signed up for the newsletter! Thanks!

  33. Shannon says:

    I am registered for both your newsletter and To Your Health’s newsletter. I already like you on Facebook.

  34. Kristina says:

    I signed up for the SF newsletter

  35. Joy says:

    Signed up for newsletters and facebook

  36. Sara Howland says:

    I signed up every way I could! (I already get To Your Health’s newsletter).

  37. Jaime Gomes says:

    I signed up for e-mails and fb!

  38. Kelly B says:

    Just entered, thank you!

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