Essene Bread


  • 2 x Cups Organic wheat berries/kernels/seeds
  • 1/2 x tsp Himalayan rock salt per 2 cups of grain

Equipment required:

  • Preferably the 6 litre Kitchen Garden sprouter, since you can then multiply this recipe by 6 and prepare 6 loafs at a time. We do it and we store it in the deep freezer (the bread freezes very well). For a week, 6 loafs is just enough for our family of 5. Every night we take a new bread from the freezer to defrost for the new day.
  • Green Star or Angel twin gear juicer or a similar food processor that can grind and homogenise the sprouted wheat into smooth, sprouted and living dough.


  1. Soak 2 cups of wheat per one litre glass container for ±12-24 hours in pure or distilled water. Fill the container ± 80 %, since the grain absorbs the water (in other words, the water level should be double in height as the level of the grain). Remember to use the purest water you have available, as any impurities in the water can be absorbed into the sprouting seed.
  2. Sprout the wheat for 24-36 hours in the glass container/s. Rinse the sprouts in the morning and at night with pure water and let it stand for ± 15 minutes to absorb more water.
  3. Wax the baking pans with butter and sprinkle sesame or poppy seeds for easy removal of the baked Essene bread from the pan.
  4. Feed one bottle of sprouted seed through a food processor that can pulverise the sprouted wheat into dough.
  5. Add 1/2 tsp salt to the dough and fold, knead and role with both hands until it is a stiff roll.
  6. Place the roll of dough on the pre-prepared baking pan.
  7. Bake the bread, three options:
    • Option 1: at 45-60 deg C for 6-8 hours, turn over when 2 hours remain. Enzymes are still living, most nutritious option.
    • Option 2: at ± 110-120 deg C for 2 hours, turn over when 30 minutes remain.
    • Option 3: at ± 175 deg C for 50 min.

LOVELY for an ultra healthy school lunch box or where a nutrient dense yet compact lightweight meal is required.


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About the authors:

Johan and Alicia Jacobs are the founders of Go Natural, suppliers of organic grains and products to make the healthy lifestyle easier. Johan was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) at the age of 30 and has since embraced a healthy lifestyle that resulted in his own healing and the inspiration of many others. Johan can be contacted for consultations and health equipment.

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