How To Make Sprouted Grain Tortillas!

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How To Make Sprouted Grain Tortillas!

  1. 1. sprouting technique & recipe<br />sprouted grain tortillas<br />
  2. 2. nutritional benefits of sprouting<br />seeds become living food as soon as germination takes place, enzymes are then activated which act as catalysts to aid in metabolism, neutralize toxins, and cleanse the blood<br />Deactivates anti-nutrients making it easier to digest<br />sprouting wheat increases nutrient density<br />vitamin E content can increase by 300%<br />vitamin C content by 600%<br />vitamin B's content by 20-1200%<br />vitamin B-17 - the "anti-cancer " vitamin by 100%<br />wheat sprouted for 3 days can increase in protein by 300%<br />
  3. 3. How to Sprout Wheatberries<br />choose organic, fresh grains<br />rinse thoroughly using a colander<br />place in a container that has a mesh top and soak for 18-24 hours in fresh water, rinse once or twice during this time<br />drain and rinse<br />place in a warm dark area<br />rinse and drain every few hours<br />Grains are ready to use when baby sprouts appear<br />
  4. 4. after 2 days of sprouting<br />wheatberries<br />sprouted wheatberries<br />
  5. 5. sprouted wheat tortilla ingredients<br />1 cup hard wheatberries<br />I actually used a combination of hard wheat, spelt, and kamut.<br />1/2 teaspoon salt<br />1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder<br />2 tablespoons vital wheat gluten (optional)<br />2 tablespoons olive oil (optional)<br />
  6. 6. step 1<br />After grains have sprouted, mix with salt, baking powder, and gluten.  Pulse in food processor for 90 seconds and slowly add oil if using.  Mixture should form a very soft ball. <br />
  7. 7. step 2<br />separate dough into small balls, approximately 2 inches in diameter.  It is helpful to add some oil to your hands before handling dough.<br />
  8. 8. step 3<br />carefully roll dough into circles about 1/8 inch thick and transfer to a medium low temperature cast iron skillet that has been oiled. (I used coconut oil)  Heat on both sides for about 3 minutes until tortillas are lightly browned but still soft and pliable.  <br />
  9. 9. breakfast!<br />Add a fresh egg, some sprouted adzuki and alfalfa, and a bit of arugula...bon appetit!<br />
  10. 10. References<br />1. Isabel Shepird - "How can I grow and use sprouts as a living food" www.herbsarespecial.com<br />2. Tess Bakeresse- "Sprouted wheat tortillas" <br />www.cheftessbakersese@blogspot.com<br />3. French Meadow Bakery<br />www.frenchmeadow.com<br />

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