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Cilantro raisin grain
apple cilantro grain seed bean
Apple cilantro pudding:
1 ounce fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon chestnut flour 2 tablespoons whole corn flour or 2 tablespoons whole oats flour or 2 tablespoons whole wheat flour 1 tablespoon flax meal 3 tablespoons non roasted sunflower seeds or 1/8 cup non roasted 30 percent added oil sunflower seed butter or 1/8 cup tahini or 1 tablespoon 20 percent added oil non roasted California walnut butter 2 tablespoons bean powder, black bean, red bean, kidney, soy, etc. 2 teaspoons canola oil 1 tablespoon sugar 2 ounces apple, about 1 third of an apple or 1 tablespoon apple fiber powder plus 3 tablespoons water or 1 tablespoon apple powder plus 1 quarter cup water or 2 ounces banana 1 pinch saltCut 1 ounce cilantro and 2 ounces apple into one inch pieces.
Put into a 1 or two cup high speed processor or blender: apple, cilantro, 3 tablespoons sunflower seeds, 2 teaspoons canola oil 1 tablespoon sugar, 1 pinch salt, and 1 tablespoon water. Run until smooth, about 2 minutes.
Shake, tilt, gyrate or otherwise manipulate the Processor to get flow started.
Put the slurry into a mixing bowl.
Add 1 tablespoon chestnut flour, 2 tablespoons oats flour, 2 tablespoons bean flour, (2 teaspoons apple powder, if using) and mix until uniform.
Spread the mixture in a disk-shaped layer about 1 half inch thick on a microwaveable plate. Make a 2 or 3 inch hole at the center to encourage even heating.
Heat in a microwave oven until firm, about 4 minutes and 45 seconds in a 1000 watt microwave oven.
Add 5 seconds for microwave to begin heating.
Plus 15 seconds to heat plate.
To heat to boiling: 6 and 5 twelths ounces X 20 = 128 seconds.
Dry weight is total weight - water (6.4 - 3.2) = 3.2 ounces.
Water to leave in is 20/80 times dry weight (20/80 X 3.2) = .8 ounce.
Water to remove is total water - water left in (3.2 - .8) = 2.4 ounces.
To remove excess water: 46 seconds per ounce X 2.4 ounces = 110 seconds.
Plus to replace heat lost to air: 110/60 minutes times 14 seconds per minute = 26 seconds plus 26/60 X 14 = 6 for a total of 32 seconds.
(assumes apple and cilantro is 90 percent water, looses are 5 seconds for heating to start, 10 seconds to heat plate, and 10 seconds
for each minute of boiling temperature for heat loss to air)
Add a side of a couple of ounces of fruit and a large handful of trail mix or a small cookie and this makes a full light meal.
Very moist, softer and moister than biscuit, firmer than typical pudding, definite cilantro flavor, moderately sweet, noticeable chestnut flavor, slightly bitter/biting.
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