Saturday, August 13, 2011

Penny's Crackers

I am still fasting.  My body is still healing.  My main symptom right now is asthma.  I am glad my body has decided to address this problem.  Asthma is related to the digestive tract.  The first time I had asthma was after a big feed at the company I worked for where they fed us barbecue sandwiches and all the fixings to go with it.   On the way home, I thought I was going to die.  I pulled into the emergency room of the hospital to try to get relief.  After about two hours, I realized they didn't know what I needed, so I got up and went home and have not been back to the doctor since.

I can feel the pulse in my abdomen beating so strongly.  John says that is the solar plexus.

Here is the recipe for Penny's Crackers.  I plan to make these and keep them on hand all the time once I get home.  I can see myself taking them to restaurants to eat with my salads.

Penny's Crackekrs

1-2 cups linseed.  Grind in blender and pour in bowl.
1 cup sunflower seeds soaked for one hour.  Grind in blender and pour in bowl.

Grind in blender any vegetables you have with enough water so there are no big chunks left...but not too much water.
Some veggies you can use are zucchini, celery, broccoli, chard, carrot, tomato, etc.
Make about two bleneders full of veggie mix.

Lots of fresh herbs...any you have...such as rosemary, thyme, basil, oregano, parsley, marjoram, tarragon.  Mix them all together if you like.

A little sea salt.

Spices:  Whatever you lie.  Use chili powder if you want it a little hot, cinnamon, fennel, turmeric

Any ground nuts.  You can use the pulp left from making almond milk.

Spread on Teflex sheets about 1/8" thick.  The thinner they are the crispier....but not so thin they get holes in them.  Score into cracker shapes.

Dehydrate 40 hours at 105 degrees or until totally dry.   Check on second day to see if they are dry enough to turn to the other side.  If the bottom is already crispy there is no need to turn.

Here is a link to Penny's blog about her sailing the ocean with her Dad when she was 19.  It took them 19 months to make the trip in a 26 ft sailing yacht.

Still feeling weak.  Signing off for now.

Stay healthy.  Be happy.

1 comment:

  1. These crackers sound delicious. I think I am going to try to make them, if I can find all the items, like linseed. I'll have to check at Whole Foods. Your fast sounds challenging, but it's great you have the best support in the world with you. Everybody is excited about school starting. I am happy that the super hot weather is over and the 85 degree temp feels like fall in the air. I think about you often. Love, Sheila