"I love that little black blueberry pie -- huckleberry, as we
call it in the South. But do not make it with white sugar or crusts of white flour. Use brown sugar and whole wheat flour for your pie and cobbler crusts." By Messenger Elijah Muhammad
How to Eat to Live, Book One, page 11, (1967)
Nation of Islam Navy Bean Pies
2 cups cooked navy beans (drained canned are fine to use)
1 14oz. can of evaporated milk
1 stick of butter (softened)
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 Tablesppons flour
2 cups sugar
2 Tablespoons vanilla
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Line two 9 inch pie plates with crust. Dot a few holes with the end of sharp
knife or fork a few times.
In large mixing bowl mash beans with a potato masher, add the butter, milk,
eggs, nutmeg, cinnamon and flour. Mix with electric hand mixer until well
blended 2-3 minutes. Add sugar and vanilla and blend. Pour mixture into the
two pie shells and bake about one hour, until golden brown and set.
100% STONEGROUND WHOLE WHEAT BREAD
High Fiber, Low Cal, Low Fat.
2 Tbsp Active Dry Yeast
1/4 cup Water warm (110°F - 115°F)
1/4 cup Honey +2 tbsp
1-1/2 tsp Sea Salt
3 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
1-3/4 cups Water warm (110°F - 115°F)
6 cups Whole Wheat Flour
Dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup warm water. Allow to proof 3 - 5 minutes.
Combine honey, sea salt, vegetable oil and 1-3/4 cups warm water and add to yeast mixture.
Stir in flour, mix well. Knead 10 minutes. Let rise 1 hour 45 minutes.
Punch down. Let rise 40 - 60 minutes until double. Punch down and let rise a third time until double.
Preheat the over to 350°F. Bake 45 minutes.
Makes 2 loaves.
If you like sesame seeds or poppy seeds, roll dough on damp towel and then in seeds before putting in pan.