Einkorn Pizza and Bagels!

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Oh, let me tell you about these pizza and bagel recipes — they're a real game-changer! Imagine this: you whip up the dough with just a couple of ingredients, throw on your favorite toppings, and straight into the oven it goes—no waiting around for it to rise. And here's the secret ingredient: yogurt or kefir!  When it teams up with the baking powder, you've got yourself perfectly risen and nutrition-packed pizzas or bagels. Einkorn contains higher levels of phytase, an enzyme crucial for breaking down phytic acid; and Einkorn has 50% less phytic acid compared to modern wheat varieties, so you can use and bake with it right away. It's that simple! And trust me, the results are so, so good! These pizza and bagel recipes became a total game-changer for me. They're are so quick and simple that you'll find yourself wanting to prepare them frequently, and you will love the results. 

The Fantastic Health Benefits of Einkorn Wheat

  1. Nutrient-Rich: Einkorn wheat is packed with essential nutrients like protein, essential fatty acids, phosphorus, potassium, and beta-carotene. These nutrients are vital for overall health and well-being, supporting everything from muscle growth to immune function to digestive health.
  2. Lower Gluten Content: While einkorn wheat does contain gluten, it has a different gluten structure compared to modern wheat varieties. This unique composition may make it easier for some individuals with gluten sensitivities to digest. Additionally, einkorn contains only the A genome, lacking the troublesome D genome found in modern wheat varieties, which contributes to gluten intolerance for many people. So many people who can't handle wheat thrive on Einkorn.
  3. Rich in Antioxidants: Einkorn wheat is abundant in antioxidants such as lutein and carotenoids. These powerful compounds help protect the body from oxidative stress, reduce inflammation, and support overall cellular health. Antioxidants are particularly beneficial for promoting eye health and may reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
  4. Digestive Health: Einkorn wheat contains 50% less phytic acid compared to modern wheat varieties. Phytic acid can bind to minerals in the digestive tract, reducing their absorption and potentially causing digestive discomfort.  Einkorn also contains higher levels of phytase, an enzyme crucial for breaking down phytic acid. As a result, the body can more efficiently absorb the many vitamins and minerals present in einkorn flour.
  5. Regenerative and Sustainable: Einkorn wheat is known for its resilience and natural resistance to pests and diseases. Most Einkorn wheat is grown using organic farming methods, which create sustainable and environmentally friendly practices that don't use glyphosate or other chemicals in the fields. By supporting the cultivation of Einkorn wheat, you're not only promoting your health but also contributing to a more environmentally friendly and regenerative food system that promotes health.
  6.  Fiber Boost and Short Chain Fatty Acids: Einkorn flour contains soluble and insoluble fiber. When consumed, this fiber can reach the colon undigested, where it serves as a substrate (food) for fermentation by your gut bacteria. During fermentation, these bacteria produce SCFAs as a byproduct, including acetate, propionate, and butyrate. The  SCFAs play essential roles in gut health, immune function, and overall well-being.
  7. Lower Blood Sugar: Einkorn flour stands out for its ability to help maintain stable blood sugar levels, thanks to its lower glycemic index compared to traditional wheat flour. With a unique composition boasting more protein and fewer carbohydrates, einkorn keeps those blood sugar spikes at bay. Plus, its abundance of natural fiber slows down sugar absorption in the body.

    By incorporating einkorn wheat into your diet, you provide a range of health benefits, from supporting digestion to boosting nutrient intake and promoting overall wellness. Whether you enjoy it in bread, pasta, or other culinary creations, einkorn is a wholesome and nutritious grain that has stood the test of time. By adding Einkorn flour to your recipes, you're not only treating your taste buds but also supporting steady blood sugar levels. Check out the recipes!

Super Fast Einkorn Bagels and Pizza

Yogurt or Kefir Einkorn Bagels

Einkorn Fast Pizza

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