On your journey to a healthier diet, you’ve probably done your due diligence and cut out a good majority of your bread intake. It’s a sad reality for carb-loving dieters, but most breads just aren’t good for you. However, there are a few bread options that you can and should keep in the rotation, and one of them is Essene bread.
What is Essene Bread?
Essene bread is one of the healthiest breads you can eat. This sprouted grain bread is typically cooked at low temperatures in order to preserve many of the vitamins, minerals, and enzymes found in the grains. Different Essene bread recipes include nuts, raisins, seeds, dates, herbs, and other healthy inclusions.
The basis of the bread goes back to the Essenes, a Jewish sect that flourished around the time of Christ. The Essenes are the forerunners of the Hallelujah Diet because they practiced vegetarianism and local eating over 2,000 years ago.
Essene bread is made by sprouting or germinating the seeds of grains. Typically, the grains of the Middle East were barley, rice, sorghum, and millet. Wheat was not well-known, although it does make good bread. Buckwheat is also used today.
Once the grains have begun to sprout, they are ground exceptionally fine and kneaded into a dough. Sometimes, they are made into a sourdough, which is a fermentation process, but it is not necessary. This bread cooks for 10 to 12 hours at a low temperature of approximately 100 to 150 degrees Fahrenheit. This low
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