sprouted grain sour dough bread


My first attempt at sprouting wheat and grinding my own sprouted grain flour went very well!!


sprouted grain sour dough bread
sprouted grain sour dough bread



Use only whole raw non-gmo seeds to sprout

2 cup organic raw whole non-gmo grain seeds (I used red winter wheat berries)

non-chlorinated water (enough to cover the grain to two inches above grain)

1 tablespoon organic apple cider vinegar or lemon juice


Put the rinsed grains into a soaking vessel and cover with water to two inches above the grains. Add the acidic vinegar or lemon juice to help keep bacteria from forming. Stir and cover with a kitchen towel, cheese cloth or other loose fitting lid. Let soak for 12 – 16 hours. Drain thru a mesh sieve and rinse with cool non-chlorinated water. Return to vessel. Rinse 2 – 3 times a day until you see little sprouts start to form. Once you see sprouts put the grains in a dehydrator at 105 degrees for about 18 hours. Remove from dehydrator and grind into flour. The finer the grind the lighter the bread.

soaking grain
soaking grain
sprouted grain
sprouted grain


Enjoy! Here is one of my favorite quotes to start your day!!


“Peace is not the absence of turmoil but the presence of God”



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Welcome to my blog. I’m Donna and I’m from a small town in the Upper Midwest. I’ve gone from farm girl to city life and back, and here I’ll share my experiences and the discoveries I make, as I move toward a simpler time! I hope you’ll join me!!

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