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How to Soak Beans

Beans in soup! Beans in Cakes and Beans in Books for Existential Crisis. Beans are the staple food of millions of people around the world. They are rich in Fibre and Vitamins, so why wouldn’t they be a staple food? Furthermore, if you use the right combination of Beans, you …

How to Soak Cold Brew

Coffee is one of the most consumed drinks in breakfasts throughout the world, along with tea and other energy-producing beverages. Coffee or tea is normally a hot drink that gives you enough caffeine to get through the day without any problems. Despite popular belief, if you consume coffee in moderation, …

How to Soak Collard Greens

Collard greens are vegetables with green leaves and stem from the Brassica Oleracea family. The consumable part of these greens is the leaf, while the stems are most cut off and discarded. Like most vegetables, collard greens are rich in various vitamins and minerals. Some of the vitamins and minerals …

How to Soak Dates

Dates are natures pack of energy boosts because they are rich in complex carbs. These carbs and sugars slowly break down and release energy into your body. How does this benefit you? And how can you bring it to practical use? The slow breakdown of the sugars allows dates to …

How to Soak Mung Beans

The mung bean, also known as the green gramme, monggo, moong, maash, or munggo, is a member of the legume family. Like most other legumes, the mung bean is primarily grown in East, Southeast, and South Asia. These small beans are one of the richest sources of different vitamins and …

How to Soak Pecans

Pecans are also known as the food that most of us can’t find. This remarkable munchy treat has found a steep rise in demand in the past few years. This continuous rise in demand but a lapse in supply has led to an inflationary price rise. But why did this …

How to Soak Raisins

Who hasn’t heard of raisins and their unique sugary taste? You may have encountered them in different desserts, biscuits or just a random health-related article. If you were unfortunate or fortunate enough, you might have encountered these sugary beads in bread. Nevertheless, you cannot ignore the beautiful taste and texture …

How to Soak Rice Noodles

Rice noodles are some of the tastiest strips of noodles that you fill find in the modern world. Somehow, people combined rice to form these wonderful noodles without negatively affecting their taste. You can get creative with these noodles in ways you may not have thought of before. You may …

How to Soak Tea Bags

Tea is one of the most consumed drinks globally, with hundreds of variations. You have green tea, normal tea, jasmine tea etc., with different effects and nutritional values. What all of this tea have in common is the preparation process. Normally people would boil water in a pot and add …

How to Soak Morel Mushrooms

Morel mushrooms are like top-tier gold mushrooms throughout all of the mushrooms. These mushrooms have one of the earthiest and most mushroomy taste. The main reason for this is the magnesium, zinc and iron composites that can abundantly be found in morel mushrooms. Morels have been used in traditional medicine …

How to Soak Shiitake Mushroom

Shiitake mushrooms are pretty much the definition of mushrooms that you see in cartoons. They have that weird umbrella-shaped top and the typical cartoonish look. You may not have heard of shiitake mushrooms because these mushrooms are native to Asia. The nutritional benefits of shiitake mushrooms are numerous, which is …

How to Soak Sticky Rice

Sticky rice refers to the long grain variation of rice known specifically for its gluey texture and fragrant smell. Specifically, sticky rice is the final product attained after cooking/steaming long-grain rice. You can use this rice as a side or combo with numerous dishes. Sticky rice has the same vital …

How to Soak Sabudana

Sabudana is a small pearl-like solid substance that is often added to different soups and broths to give them a better texture. You may know sabudana by a slightly different name, sago or tapioca pearl. These small beads are processed from the roots of the tapioca. Sabudana is like a …

How to Soak French Toast

French toast is what we all need in our breakfast, but what we don’t know about. This mushy and absolutely creamy delight has surprisingly been around for more than 12 centuries. The oldest and most credible mention of this toast has been found in Apicius, a Latin recipe book from …

How to Soak Lentils

Lentils belong to the same family: red beans, kidney beans, and other legumes. Their nutrition is a bit similar to the rest of the legume family members. The main difference between the rest of the legumes and lentils is their physical appearance and fiber content. Lentils have a high concentration …

How to Soak Oats

Who doesn’t about Oats? Almost everyone in the world has come across this white grain at least once in their life. Oats are generally classified as a cereal grain and are consumed by children, adults and animals alike. Yes, there exists a variety of oats branded as livestock oats, used …

How to Soak Quinoa

According to some people, Quinoa isn’t an “energy” food, which is why it is categorized as a pseudocereal. Quinoa, in general, belongs to the amaranth family, which is a flowering plant found everywhere, except in extreme deserts and frigid cold ice-laden fields. According to the USDC, quinoa is rich in …

How to Soak White Beans

As their name implies, white beans are beans from the legume family, with white color. These beans come in different shapes and sizes, with the pearl haricot, haricot, navy, boston, and white pea bean being the main varieties. Irrespective of the type, all of these beans are nutritious and healthy. …

How to Soak Walnuts

A walnut is by far the definition of what a nut should be like. It has a hard exterior, with a slightly less hard interior. Like some of the other nuts, their nutritional benefits are beyond compare, especially when you compare them with other brain-boosting foods. Walnuts generally belong to …

How to Soak Wild Rice

Wild rice belongs to the same genus Zizania family. The main difference between wild rice and the rest of the rice is the nutrient concentration. These long grains have the most anti-oxidants compared to other rice, making them one of the healthiest choices. The second thing that differentiates wild rice …

How to Soak Basmati Rice

Basmati rice is a healthier and more exquisite variation of the normal rice that we use. Basmati rice is often given precedence over normal rice due to its length and its taste. Like most of the other rice variations, Basmati rice comes in both white and brown variations. Nutritionally Basmati …

How to Soak Brown Rice

Brown rice is whole rice with a lot of carbs and nutrients jam-packed into each small grain. Essentially, they have more nutrients than some of the other rice types and even some staple foods. Comparatively, these grains can also be used for more purposes than normal rice. You can use …

How to Soak Jasmine Rice

Jasmine rice is refined rice with nutritional benefits similar to basmati rice. They have reduced arsenic levels compared to some of the other rice. They are also easier to soak, cook, and digest than some other staple foods worldwide. What separates jasmine rice from basmati rice is the pleasant fragrance …

How to Soak Rice

Who in this world doesn’t know or like rice? It’s one of the most diverse foods that you can combine with almost any other food to get a full course meal. Rice is one of the most consumed foods around the world, especially in Asian countries, like Bangladesh, China, Pakistan …

How to Soak Almonds

Almonds are a member of the Rosaceae family, famous as brain food. These tasty seeds are rich in proteins and vitamins that can keep your neural pathways awake and open. These brown beauties also have a high concentration of fiber and vitamin E. Medically almonds can keep blood sugar regulated …

How to Soak Clams

When talking about superfoods, one of the best in the category is Clam. You can eat them raw or half-cooked; you can eat them however you like and still get that dose of Vitamins, Proteins and Omega-3. Their nutritional benefits are summarily out of this world. According to some studies, …

How to Soak Wooden Skewers

Wooden skewers are thin sticks of wood mainly used to BBQ and roast different foods, specifically meat and chicken. You stick the different bite-sized pieces of food on the stick and then put them overheat. You can use skewers to make Brochettes or  Yakitori, both of which are delicious. Wooden …

How to Soak Cashews

Cashews are brain food from the nut family, known for their amazing health benefits. Cashews can give you fiber, essential vitamins and minerals without the addition of sugar. It’s a nut that you can consume even in its raw form without any drawbacks or problems. There are a lot of …

How to Soak Chia Seeds

Chia seeds are family members of the mint family. Their scientific name is Salvia Hispanica, and they are found in the southern side of America. However, their consumption and usage are spread over the whole of America because of their diverse use and unique nutty flavor. Their long shelf life …

How to Soak Pinto Beans

Pinto beans are members of the legume family. These small beans are consumed throughout northern and southern America, specifically near Mexico. The main reason for their popularity is their nutritious composition and availability. Compared to some of the other beans, pinto beans have an exceptionally high concentration of vitamins, minerals …

How to Soak Black Eyed Peas

Black eyes peas may sound like a weird name, but believe us, these small beady-looking legumes are packed with vitamins and complex minerals. Their particular combination with some spices and other beans can make them a meal worthy of grand halls. Some of the advantages of using black eyed peas …

How to Soak Red Beans

Red Beans are nutritious small legumes, like black beans, black eyed peas and pinto beans. Their nutritional composition is a big dose of Potassium and dietary fiber. If cooked with care, these small beans will take you on a journey of flavors. The nutritional composition of red beans makes them …

How to Soak Black Beans

Black beans belong to the Legume family and generally have the same nutritional value as red kidney beans, chickpeas, and lentils. Black beans are particularly known for their high concentrations of fiber, folate, and potassium. All of these are beneficial for regulating high cholesterol levels. Black beans can also be …

How to Soak Potatoes

The world without Potatoes would be dull, bleak, and utterly distasteful. Many people would beg to differ, but imagine a world without BBQ Potato Chips, normal Potato Chips, and other Crispy snacks. Yeah, we cringe at the thought of that monstrously twisted world, and you probably do too. A lot …

How to Soak Kidney Beans

Kidney beans are the wondrous and beautiful scarlet beans that may invoke memories of meat, but we assure you these belong to the Legume family like most of the other beans. Their name is based on their eerily similar shape to kidneys. These red beans are loaded with Potassium, Vitamins, …