LIFE, HEALTH AND FOODS
The Lord will guide you continually, watering your life when you are dry and keeping you healthy, too. You will be like a well watered garden like an ever-flowing spring. Isaiah 58:11 (NLT)
May 4th, 2014
Hi everyone, I just turned off the oven baking this pumpkin millet flat bread…ohhh how delicious… I had to send this email out tonight…so you can give it a try for your family too! You can make fresh healthy bread in 40 minutes for your family’s breakfast or lunch option.
PUMPKIN MILLET FLAT BREAD
2 cups toasted instant oats
2 cups raw pumpkin (cubed)
1 ½ cups water
1 cup pumpkin seeds
¼ cup sesame seeds
1 cup millet flour
½ cup flax seeds (grounded)
1 tsp. sea salt
2 tsp. raw honey
Grind oats, millet, pumpkin and pumpkin seeds in your blender or a food processor. Add in all other ingredients until fully combined. Spread out ½ inch thick on parchment paper lined out over a baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes… cool, cut into bar slices and enjoy!
HEALTH BENEFIT OF MILLET
Millet provides a host of nutrients, has a sweet nutty flavour, and is considered to be one of the most digestible and non-allergenic grains available. It is one of the few grains that is alkalizing to the body.
10 Health Benefits:
1. Millet is alkaline and it digests easily.
2. Millet will hydrate your colon to keep you from being constipated.
3. Millet acts as a prebiotic feeding micro-flora in your inner ecosystem.
4. The serotonin in millet is calming to your moods.
5. Millet is a smart carb with lots of fiber and low simple sugars. Because of this it has a relatively low glycemic index and has been shown to produce lower blood sugar levels than wheat or rice. (Kamari and Sumathi, 2002)
6. Magnesium in millet can help reduce the effects of migraines and heart attacks.
7. Niacin (vitamin B3) in millet can help lower cholesterol.
8. Millet consumption decreases triglycerides and C-reactive protein. Scientists in Seoul, South Korea concluded that millet may be useful in preventing cardiovascular disease. Nutrition Research. April 2010; 30(4):290-6.
9. Millet is gluten-free and non-allergenic. A great grain for sensitive individuals.
10. Millet’s high protein content (15 percent) makes is a substantial addition to a vegetarian diet.
Read more: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/12-health-benefits-of-millet.html#ixzz30nV7W45S
The information given here is for educational purposes only. It is meant to be used as a guide towards health and does not replace the evaluation by and advice of a qualified licensed health care professional. For detailed interpretation of your health and specific conditions, consult with your physician.