I’ve been doing my research and decided that first I will try Oat Yogurt. I’ve not done this before, so it will be a 24 hour experiment. I will let you know how it turns out!
Here’s what I’ve done:
In a ceramic bowl, I mixed:
3 cups water
the contents of 2 probiotic capsules
I’ve stirred the mixture together and covered it. Now I need to leave it to stand at room temperature for 24 hours.
Tomorrow night I will take a look and see whether the mixture needs blending to make it smooth and creamy, or whether it is fine as it is.
I’ll blog my results of this experiment tomorrow!
UPDATE: 24 Hours later.
I decided to blend the whole mixture and add a couple more probiotic capsules (the powder from the inside) and leave it in the bowl for another 24 hours.
So, a bit disappointing really, but tomorrow might yield better results. Patience Poli, patience…
UPDATE 2: Another 24 hours later.
The yogurt looks a lot more like yogurt now and is rather sour to taste – more like I was hoping for.
I gave it a good stir and it looked right, so I added some frozen strawberries, soaked cashews and dried cranberries.
I now have a lovely yogurty breakfast, which I will have in the morning.
UPDATE 3: The following morning.
Yum! This is delicious!
Now I know how to do it, here’s the recipe:
Fruity Breakfast Yogurt.
2 cups Oats
3 cups Water
4 Probiotic capsules
Soak the oats in the water. Add the contents of the probiotic capsules.
Cover the oats and leave for 24 – 48 hours at room temperature. This depends on the temperature of your home. It will take longer in Winter.
Soak the cashew nuts for several hours or overnight.
Blend the oat/water mixture and pour into a bowl.
Add the cashew nuts, strawberries and cranberries (these are to taste so no precise amounts are given.)
Add a little agave nectar to sweeten if required.
Serves 4 – 6.
- Benefits of traditional fermented (Cultured) foods in a Living food are any Lifestyle. (blissreturned.wordpress.com)
- Potent Probiotics (healingthroughgaps.wordpress.com)
- Nut of the Week – Cashew (beatcancer2010.wordpress.com)