Grains for Your Health

Thank You, Great River Organic Milling, for Sponsoring this Episode!

Today we’ll be unpacking the nutritional benefits of various grains and how to use them. What better sponsor to have on board than our friends at Great River Organic Milling?  


Our Podcast Guests Include


Jill Nussinow (the "Veggie Queen") is a registered dietitian and culinary educator who has been teaching plant-based, whole foods cooking for almost 30 years at Santa Rosa Junior College and elsewhere throughout the United States and beyond. She is the author of four cookbooks: Vegan Under Pressure, The New Fast Food, Nutrition CHAMPS, and The Veggie Queen. Nussinow is a fellow of The Leadership Institute for Ecology and the Economy. She frequents local farmers’ markets, mushroom hunting and teaching fermentation classes. Jill’s goal is to see everyone leading a healthy, happy life through better eating and cooking. She loves to share the passion and joy of eating plants that will help save the planet. Her website is

Victoria Redhed Miller recently released her new book “From No-Knead to Sourdough: A Simpler Approach to Homemade Bread.” It encapsulates her 40-year fascination with homemade bread.  Victoria grew up in Seattle and now lives with her husband, David, on their off-grid farm in the Olympic Mountain foothills near Sequim, Washington. She writes and blogs about homesteading and self-reliance, as well as speaking at events around the country.

Follow the links below for topics mentioned in the podcast that may have piqued your interest:

Growing Grains

Growing Gluten-Free Grains

Whole Grain Flour Glossary

Homemade Bread Baking Guide

Buckwheat Cake Recipe with Date-Nuts and Cherries

Grilled Sourdough Flatbread

How to Make Chapatis

No-Knead Einkorn Sourdough Bread

Jill's Books:

The Veggie Queen

Homegrown Marijuana

Victoria's Books:

Craft Distilling

From No-Knead to Sour-Dough

Pure Poultry

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