"Reinventing Indulgence" One meal at a time!

I quoted the famous Marianne Williamson once before: “A miracle is simply a change in perception.” That being said- the only thing I really feel I need on this raw food diet is some type of bread. Besides my fruits and vegetables, I have been living off homemade dehydrated granola and experimenting with dehydrated crackers. I was so excited to find a whole chapter on breads in this new book that I am reading: Rainbow Green Live-Foods Cuisine by Gabriel Cousens, M.D.  

I altered the original recipe a bit by adding the almond pulp and pecans:
3c carrot pulp
1 cup raisins
1-2 cups almond pulp (used soaked almonds through an Omega juicer)
2t vanilla extract (or a vanilla bean)
1/4 cup ground flax
2 cups soaked pecans
Coconut water (or regular water)  for more moistness if necessary
Sea salt

The recipe called for nutmeg or cinnamon however I forgot this but it’s worth mentioning because it would be a nice added flavor. 

I created the pulp for the carrots while making my morning juice. I also put the soaked ( & drained) almonds through the juicer and created a pulp or a wet almond meal. This was my first time experimenting here. If you look closely at the glass measuring cup it looks like almond butter. I am getting there!  

I mixed everything together and formed little squares. I put these on the teflex sheets and then into the dehydrator at 105 degrees for almost 24 hours. The recipe calls for temperatures at 145 for 2-3 hours and then 115 for 2 hours. I have to read more about these temperatures. There is a reason he goes that high without killing enzymes. Personally, until I figure that out, I will stay at 105. 

These carrot nut breads came out interesting! I wasn’t sure if I would like them but they came out pretty good. Mostly all of my friends who tried it liked them as well! Not bad for the first time!

Disclaimer: The information given here is for educational purposes only. You should not use this to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting with a qualified health care provider.
[Thursday July 19th 2012 blog]


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