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What makes soy milk so healthy?

Alternatives to traditional dairy milk products have never been as popular as they are today. Walk the isles at your local grocery store and you will find dairy alternatives that use a number of primary ingredients. There is soy milk, of course, but there are now a number of other options that customers can consider, too. [...]

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2019 Laura® soybeans make great sprouts!

It's been a long harvest season on the farm.  One of the biggest challenges we have is that of the natto-sprouting soybeans.  They are still not ready to go and we don't know when they will be ready.  Because of this, I did some experimenting with the 2019 crop of Laura® soybeans.  This year harvest [...]

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Here's everything you should know about essential amino acids and soy

Soy, soybeans and soy milk have excellent reputations for being go-to foods for people who are conscious about their overall health. That’s no secret. But why are soy and its byproducts considered to be so healthy? Well, there are many reasons, as many regular readers of this blog know. But one of the most important [...]

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Why soy milk is a great pre- and post-workout drink

That’s right. The proteins found in soy milk come with their own set of benefits that any fitness enthusiast would love. This includes aiding in muscle growth, helping to improve heart health and increasing the level of antioxidants in the body. If you enjoy staying in shape - or even just caring for your body by [...]

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Why roasted soybeans are the perfect healthy snack

Roasted soybeans are the perfect snack. They’re delicious, healthy and can be thrown into a variety of other tasty snack mixes. The best part is that roasted soybeans, also called soy nuts in some circles, are very easy to prepare. Then, after you are done roasting your soybeans, you can dream up a bunch of other [...]

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Why non-GMO is the way to go

Consumers are smart, especially when it comes to selecting food to feed themselves and their families. These days, many people want to make better choices about their food choices. Recently, this includes more people introducing - and sticking to - products that are derived from non-GMO sources. In the U.S., 44 percent of adults surveyed [...]

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Late August Laura® Crop Report

August 23, 2019 and the Laura® Soybean crop looks great! I haven't seen it look this good for a few years.  We have had seasonally average rainfall with sunshine and pleasant temperatures.  We ran the row cultivator through the fields a couple of weeks ago helping with weed control later in the season.  I have [...]

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Here's why soymilk is a healthy addition to any diet

Soymilk has so many health benefits that it’s hard to know where to start. From those who are looking for a milk option that’s healthier than traditional cow’s milk, to those who due to diet restrictions cannot consume dairy, many are turning to soymilk and discovering its dietary benefits. Soymilk is not just healthy, it is also [...]

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3 Soy Burger Recipes to Try This Summer

When looking to adjust your diet for health reasons or trying to transition to a vegetarian diet, soybeans can quickly become one of your favorite ingredients. That’s because soybeans are so versatile. You can use them in many recipes and they can be used to make soy milk, tofu and a long list of other delicious [...]

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Cranberry Almond Energy Bites made with Tosteds dry roasted Laura® Soybeans

Easy DIY Recipe for making delicious energy bites with Tosteds roasted Laura® Soybeans1 & 1/2 cup unsalted Tosteds dry roasted Laura® Soybeans 1 cup coarsely chopped medjool dates 1 cup dried cranberries 1/3 cup golden raisins 1/3 cup whole almondsBlend in food processor for several minutes until mixture forms a ball Roll rounded teaspoons into ball Press whole almond into each [...]

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