I have been experimenting with creating homemade recipes for various items you can find in the Prolon kit for my modified fasts. In this post, I am going to share how you can make the kale crackers from the Prolon kit at home. If you would like to learn more about modified fasting and the Prolon kit, read my post Modified Fasting: How You Can Benefit from Fasting Without Giving Up Food.
I enjoy cooking and creating recipes. If you do too, you will like my 5 Prolon-Inspired Soup Recipes post. However, keep in mind that you don’t have to follow recipes to do a modified fast Read the Easiest and Simples Way Every to Do a Modified Fast for more info.
Prolon Kit for the Fasting Mimicking Diet
Dr. Valter Longo has established some strict guidelines you can follow if you want to benefit from the fasting mimicking diet. To get the most of the fast and for its ease and simplicity, you may choose to buy the Prolon kit. It will come with everything you need for the 5-day period.
Keep in mind that Dr. Valter Longo does not recommend you try to DIY the Fasting Mimicking Diet. Buying the kit is the best way to make sure you follow all the guidelines safely.
Fasting Mimicking Diet Kale Crackers
Prolon Kale Crackers
To create the recipes, I like to look at the nutritional information provided for the Prolon kit. I enter the ingredients in My Fitness Pal and play around with them until I get as close as possible to the right macronutrient ratio. In the case fo the Prolon Kale Crackers, here’s what the nutritional information looks like:
Homemade Fasting Mimicking Diet Kale Cracker Recipe
Here’s the nutritional information for my fasting mimicking diet kale cracker recipe:
- 1 cup chopped kale
- 1 cup raw sunflower seeds
- 1 cup ground flax
- 3/4 cup raw cashews
- 1/3 cup raw sesame seeds
- 1/4 cup hemp hearts
- 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
- salt to taste
- 1/4 cup water
- Put all the ingredients in a food processor.
- Pulse until well combined.
- Add enough water to make a sticky dough (about 1/4 cup).
- Roll out on a sheet of parchment paper to get a 1/4 inch thickness.
- Bake at 350 F for 20 minutes.