From that first adventure grew my desire to experiment with more sprouts, indeed to start my own little sprouting garden. I
Feeling a desire to expand on the theme, I recently read Sproutman's Kitchen Garden Cookbook. Sprout Breads, Cookies, Soups, Salads & 250 Other Low-Fat, Dairy-Free, Vegetarian Recipes.
The book is filled with sprouting tips, nutritional information and recipes, and is sprinkled liberally with humour, hand-drawn cartoons and odes to favourite fruits and vegetables. I laughed and read them out loud to hubby - he rolled his eyes and groaned. Clearly art is interpretive.
I love the range of this book, from sprout recipes to sprouted bread baking to fermented foods and drinks, and even nut cheeses. The book also includes a few dehydrator recipes and I couldn't resist sharing this one with you...
Hotcha Zucchini ChipsThese are so delicious and such a great idea. Zucchini chips! Who'da thunk it? Now I want to try this technique with carrots..
Sproutman's Kitchen Garden Cookbook
4-5 zucchinis, medium sized
3 tbsp Tamari sauce
1/2 tbsp dehydrated garlic granules
2 tbsp dehydrated onion powder
1 pinch cayenne pepper
Drying time: 5-10 hours.
Mix up the marinade ingredients.
Slice up your clean, fresh zucchini into 1/8 inch circular slivers.
Marinate in sauce for up to 45 minutes.
Place on dehydrator trays and make into chips with temp and time above.
Have a great weekend!