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What I’m Reading: Einkorn Wheat Flour

Just received my order of Einkorn flour. I’m curious about it, since it’s supposed to be easier to digest than other wheat flours.

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Have you heard of Einkorn? I got my flour from this supplier (they even have recipes for the flour – win!) Einkorn is an ancient grain (maybe the first wheat that we know of?), and has some distinct differences from modern wheat. I’ve have some awesome success with eliminating gluten from my diet, and when I heard this flour has less (and maybe missing the troublesome bits for those of us who are gluten-intolerant), I was intrigued! Of course, I’m doing this with a bit of caution, experimenting slowly.

I can’t wait to start playing with it.

Reading about Einkorn flour.

Here’s what I’ve been reading:

This gal switched to Einkorn for all her flour needs

An overview of Einkorn wheat and its uses

Super science-y article about the lack of toxicity of Einkorn Gliadin

Research shedding light on gluten issues – ancient grains have lower levels of gliadin? (Again, super science-y stuff)

In-depth article about gluten sensitivities and the history of grains and their preparations

Article about how wheat making us fat (many reasons, including most people just eat too much of it!)

Have you had or used Einkorn wheat or flour?

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