A one serving size pizza that I just threw together quick, with my coconut microwave bread in mind for a crust, only without a couple ingredients. It turned out excellent. I may use this as a flatbread as well for a wrap. Haven't tried that yet, but it looks flexible enough that it just may work. I topped it with bbq shredded chicken that we had last night for supper along with my fermented potato fries
Dangers of Eating French Fries: They Contain Acrylamides
Recent research has shown that carbohydrates such as potatoes form acrylamides when heated to high temperatures. Acrylamides have been shown to cause cancer in rats and is believed to do the same in humans. Manufacturers of processed foods are currently working to lower acrylamide levels in common foods such as cookies, breads, potato chips, cereals, and other baked goods - all of which have been shown to contain acrylamides. While you can argue that the acrylamides from a single order of French fry potatoes is unlikely to cause problems; remember how much acrylamide you're already getting from processed foods. Oven baking fries is not significantly better since it also produces acrylamides.
So even though you won't get the probiotics from it after heating them, you do get a much healthier french fry.
I was in a hurry last night so unfortunately I can't tell you what impact they had on my blood sugar. That will have to wait until the next batch, which is in my freezer. I made up a whole 5 lb. bag at once and then froze them in separate freezer bags. So now I just have to grab them out of the freezer and wash off with hot water to thaw, dry very well, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with seasonings and bake 425 degrees F for about 30 minutes. Voila! They are real fries. So tasty! I am kicking myself for not checking my bg so I can report the results, but I will make them again soon and report.
Here's what I did. I used one 5 lb. bag, cut into fries, mixed with 1/2 cup kefir whey, 2 tbsps sea salt, cover with spring water. I put a plate on it to whey it down so the fries would not pop up out of the water. I covered it tightly. (I used a crock pot.) I let it sit for a week. They turned out perfect. When you are ready to use them, rinse them well, and dry in a cotton towel very dry. Freeze them in freezer bags if you don't want to use them right away, or cook them immediately.
Here is my pizza crust recipe. Very quick and easy. Probably done by others, who knows? It's basic.
One Person Pizza Crust
1 large egg, beaten
1 tablespoon coconut flour
2 tablespoons fiesta blend shredded cheese
water as needed
Preheat oven to 425 F. In small bowl or cup, combine egg, coconut flour, shredded cheese and salt. Sprinkle in onion powder garlic powder and italian seasoning. (I didn't measure I just sprinkled it in, maybe 1/2 tsp.) Mix all together with a fork and add just enough water to get a thick but spreadable consistency.
Place parchment paper on a one-person serving size pizza pan, or 8-inch square pan. Spray with non-stick cooking spray. Drop out dough onto parchment paper. Cover with plastic wrap sprayed with non-stick cooking spray and press all around with fingers until it is spread out evenly.
Bake crust 10 to 15 minutes or until just done but not browned. Spread toppings of your choice and bake for another 10 to 15 minutes or until cheese is melted to your liking.
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4 Slices/Per Slice: 36 Calories; 2g Fat (59.8% calories from fat); 2g Protein; 1g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 55mg Cholesterol; 37mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Lean Meat; 0 Fat.