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Delicious easy Tempeh Salad

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One of my favorite ways to enjoy soybeans is in the form Tempeh, a fermented soy dish that is delightfully healthy adding protein and other soy nutrients to any dish.  I like Tempeh best when it is topping a salad of fresh garden greens.  Preparing the Tempeh is simple, I put 2 tbsp of Avocado oil and a splash of soy sauce in a small skillet turn on medium heat and put a 2" by 3" chunk of Tempeh on the oil mixture.  After the pan heats up I cook the Tempeh until it is lightly browned on both sides, then just cut into cubes and toss onto the top of your favorite salad.  I use a 1:1 mix of apple cider vinegar and olive oil.  Delicious!  

July 1st 2020 crop update on Laura® Soybeans

I can't believe it is already July 1st!  The pandemic really changed how I watched the calendar, it seems like it was just yesterday we were still dealing with snow, cold and icy conditions along with the lockdown.  We were so fortunate to have our daughter back at the farm to help with packaging the [...]

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Laura® beans make great sprouting beans too!!

Laura Soybeans are great for soymilk, tofu, miso, tempeh and boiling , but did you know that Laura soybeans are also great for making soybean sprouts.  Due to the Covid 19 pandemic we were overwhelmed with demand for our Laura beans and our Natto size soybeans.  Some people had been using the natto size beans [...]

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2020 Laura® Soybeans are in the ground!

The 2020 crop of Laura® Soybeans is in the ground and are waiting to push through the soil.  We finished planting the soybeans on May 10th, Mother's Day.  This is the earliest we have finished planting in several years.  The ground was in great condition and the weather has been spectacular.  Saturday evening and Sunday [...]

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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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