Native American Bread Recipe and Many Other Cherokee Recipes

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You will want to take a look at these traditional Native American homemade bread recipe and other traditional and nutritional recipes. These are great recipes that use simple ingredients and have easy to understand recipe instructions. Some of the easy bread recipe ideas you will find include bean bread (tu-ya-ga-du) and huckle berry bread (gadu gu wa) bread that uses simple ingredients to make bread like huckleberries or blueberries. Other recipe ideas you will find include dried apples (Unikaya), potato soup recipe, old field apricot drink (Uwaga (Oo-wa-ga) that uses field apricots or passion flower, bean balls, cabbage (U-S-Ge-Wi), corn and beans and more.

Blueberries are a super fruit that grows naturally all over North America. There are plenty of nutritional value of blueberries when you use fresh or frozen blueberries in a recipe. Some of the nutrients in blueberries include Vitamin C to Vitamin A, dietary fiber, calcium, and iron. Blueberries are also a good natural source of antioxidants which are good for you because antioxidants may help to get rid of the free radicals found in the body. Free radicals in the body may help to contribute to cancer and other diseases. Antioxidants in blueberries may also help to reduce age-related mental decline. Blueberries are in low in calories and contain lots of blueberry nutrition. Other interesting facts about blueberries is that the state of Maine produces more blueberries than anywhere else in the world. Blueberries can be used as both a natural and healthy food dye. It is said that the American colonists would boil blueberries with milk to make a gray paint. The perfect blueberry should have a nice dusty color. You don’t want to wash off that dusty color until you’re ready to eat them, as a rinse softens the blueberries, which can make them spoil quicker. Blueberries are the perfect addition to some of the best bread recipes and pie recipes but are also just as good when eaten raw. Blueberries are also low in calories and contain lots of beneficial blueberry nutrition.

You will find these homemade bread recipes and other easy recipes on the Manataka™ American Indian Council site. For thousands of years, the sacred site is known as Ma-na-ta-ka® (which means Place of Peace -the Unbroken Circle) has existed. This site is a place where elders of many nations from the four corners of Turtle Island would make the long pilgrimage to this amazing place where they would perform ceremonies and share the gift of the curative waters which were known as No-wa-sa-lon (Breath of Healing). There they would receive other special gifts such as healing stones, healing clay and healing herbs that would enhance their journey through life.

On this interesting and informative site, you can read about the fascinating and true story of Manataka® and see how the hundreds of tribes, the Spanish Conquistadors, two American Presidents, the Rainbow Woman and the Mayan and the Lakota spiritual leaders all played a role in the exciting Story of Manataka. **

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