While Phytic Acid is an excellent survival mechanism for beans, protecting them from weather and insects, it is not so stellar for humans.It binds to minerals, inhibiting mineral absorption and making it really difficult for us to digest the proteins. The exciting news though are two solutions
Buckwheat is a wonderfully versatile grain that can be made either sweet or savory. Its warming and drying qualities make it ideal for watery and earthy Springtime. It is high in iron and magnesium, nourishing the blood and the muscles. The apple is great for thinning the bile and cleansing the liver. This oatmeal with oomph leaves you feeling full and nourished but not weighed down. This is my breakfast most days in the Springtime and I love it!