Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Fast Bread recipe by Nadia

Holistic Family Nutrition nadia@negro-mueller.com http://holisticnutritionstuff.blogspot.com/ 10/2013©

5 cups organic whole grain spelt flour 
1 tablespoon Xantham Gum 
2/3 tablespoon Salt 
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

Mix all those dry ingredients together then add:
2-3 tablespoons of olive oil 
1-2 handful of oats 
2 tablespoons honey 
3 tablespoons sesame seeds (optional) 
4 tablespoons sunflower kernels (optional)

Mix well and then add:
2.5 cups of tap water

Mix dough thoroughly with the back of a wooden spatula (works best) 
Fill in a baking pan lined with baking paper 
Bake in preheated oven at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for about 50 minutes

 Let cool on cooling rack

-Any flour will do, nutritionally whole grain is best. 
-Spelt is an ancient grain and not hybridized, it is better tolerated than wheat flour, BUT NOT GLUTEN FREE 
-Xantham Gum is only necessary if ‘non-wheat’ flour is used to prevent the bread from falling apart while cutting. 
-Switch out ingredients: You may add raisins, chopped apricots and other dried fruits. Chopped nuts of any kind make for a fun delicious bread as well. 
-To make breadsticks or any other creations by kid’s hands, use less water to have dough that you can manipulate with your hands without sticking. Start with about 13⁄4 cups of water and add more if needed.

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