Well let me start by saying that, hands down, the Healthy Solid Meals forum is one of my favorites here on TMuscle. As you will notice, though, I tend to float around and soak up as much information I can as opposed to actually posting.
That being said, I simply couldn’t resist the opportunity for my first post to be in this thread after my most recent experiment with the almond flour bread. Yesterday was the first day of me trying the MAG-10 Pulse-Fast (it went pretty good too) and it also happened to be the first day I decided to venture into the realm of almond flour experimentation. I followed this recipe to the letter (or so I thought at the time) and my loaf turned out great. In fact, it rose quite nice and looked a lot more like an actual loaf of bread than I was expecting.
My wife did the MAG-10 pulse-fast with me yesterday as well and we were both very much looking forward to including the “bread” in our re-feed. She got to her re-feed sooner than I did and promptly called me to inform me about the bread and that I should keep water nearby. I laughed and told her that I had read about it being dense and people often needing to accompany it with healthy doses of liquid. I was rapidly informed that it wasn’t the density but rather the saltiness of it.
A bit confused I suggested that maybe it was somehow related to me substituting regular sea salt for the pink sea salt (though I doubted that to be the case) but said I would check the recipe as well. Well when I checked the recipe I came to find out that my food deprived brain had somehow turned 1/2 tsp of salt and baking soda into 1/2 cup of salt and baking soda. I could not stop laughing at the mistake and my wife’s comparison of eating the bread to “eating the ocean”.
So here I sit with a useless loaf (not every mistake is edible Chris lol!) and I’m out some expensive almond flour (damn Whole Foods). Of course the only cure is for me to buy more almond flour and try it again with a fully functioning, non-pulse-fasted brain.
Oh and thanks for all the recipes Chris. You truly do a wonderful job with this forum!