Friday, August 8, 2008

Food Storage Friday!

The Wonders of Wheat: Week 2

Use your food storage to make these delicious and nutritious wheat wonders!

Blender {WHEAT} Pancakes

1 Cup Milk ( 3 T. Dry Powdered Milk +
1 C. Water)
1 Cup Wheat Kernels, whole & uncooked
2 Eggs (2 T. powdered eggs 1/4 C. Water)
2 tsp Baking Powder
1 1/2 tsp Salt
2 Tbs. Oil
2 Tbs. Honey or Sugar

Put milk and wheat kernels in blender.
Blend on highest speed for 4 or 5 minutes or until batter is smooth.
Add eggs, oil, baking powder, salt and honey or sugar to above batter.
Blend on low.
Pour out batter into pancakes from the actual blender jar (only one thing to wash!)
onto a hot greased or Pam prepared griddle or large frying pan.
Cook; flipping pancakes when bubbles pop and create holes.

Whole {WHEAT} Carrot Bread

These carrot cake muffins/bread are
delicious, easy, and pretty nutritious for
a muffin. You get to sneak in a vegetable
and some wheat plus there are raisins and
pineapple in it. YUM!!

2 C. Brown Sugar, Packed
1 C. Oil
3 Eggs (3 T. Dehydrated Eggs + 1/3 C.
2 C. Carrots, Finely Grated (1 C. Dehydrated
Carrots. Pulse in blender before re-hydrating
to make them smaller pieces.)
1 C. Crushed Pineapple, Drained
3 C. Whole Wheat Flour
1 t. Salt
1T. Soda
1 t. Cinnamon
2 t. Vanilla
1 C. Raisins (soak mine in warm water first)
1 C. Walnuts, Broken
Grease and fl our 2 bread pans, 1 bundt
pan, or 2 muffi n pans (12 each) with
vegetable cooking spray. Beat together
brown sugar, oil and eggs (no need to
reconstitute eggs before adding to this
mix). Sitr in carrots and pineapple.
blend together dry ingredients; stir into
batter thoroughly. Add vanilla, raisins,
and nuts. pour into prepared pan. Bake
bread pans for 45-40 minutes, muffi ns
for 20 minutes, and bundt pan 1 hour
or until done.
Makes 1 Bundt

10 Reasons to LOVE Whole Wheat

1. It’s more nutritious, providing several more
minerals, vitamins (18 more to be exact!), and
natural photochemicals than white fl our.
2. Relax! It has More B Vitamins which are
known to help with nerves & stress.
3. Get cleaned out. Whole wheat provides more
fi ber, preventing constipation & diverticulosis.
The American Dietetic Association recommends
20-35 grams daily, the average American
consumes only 12 grams.
4. Lose weight and keep it off! Whole wheat
has a lot of fi ber which has almost no calories,
keeps you fuller for longer, absorbs 3x it’s
weight in water, cuts absorption of calories,
cleans out impurities, requires more chewing,
and takes 1/2 as much to fi ll you up and takes
longer to digest.
5. Reduces your risk of colon cancer & other
6. Lowers blood pressure, cholesterol levels,
and risk of adult on set Diabetes.
7. Cheaper! It will lower your food costs by at
30% to 50%!
8. Lowers doctor visits, bills, & medications.
9. Lowers Dentist Bills by cutting down on
tooth decay.
10. Eating Whole Wheat keeps your body
both emotionally and physically used to wheat.



you are so adorable. I love all of the great information you are sharing! rock on!