Soaking your wheat would make a perfect food if A) We were on a deserted island with nothing but water and wheat, or B) if we didn’t have taste buds.
I wanted to eat soaked wheat for breakfast. I had a friends who’s children ate it every morning. So I boiled 2 cups of water, and added 1 cup (I only have 449 lbs of wheat left, I need to be sparing) of whole wheat. Soaked it overnight to soften it up, and served it up for breakfast with a little honey. Well, it was chewy, somewhat tasteless, and we decided we like oatmeal better. But, if your on a tight budget, and taste is not important to you, it is cheaper than cereal.
Turn of events! With the jar full of soaked wheat in my fridge, I began contemplating other uses. It dawned on me, the entire meal does not need to be the wheat, but the wheat could be a definite healthy accent. So I sprinkled some on my regular cereal, and wa-la! Delicious! I think it added a tasty, chewy element to my cereal. Other ideas for soaked, chewy wheat
Sprinkle it on salads.
Add it to a granola bar recipe,
Mix it with yogurt and granola.
Add it to dinner recipes like casseroles.
Add it to baked goods
Wheat adds fiber and protein, and is really quite filling.