Healthy Bread

Is anything better than homemade bread? Our recipes for low-calorie muffins, whole wheat dinner rolls, healthy quick breads, and more will give you dozens of fresh-baked ideas.

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Carrot-Coconut Bread

Family Circle

Carrot may seem a surprising addition to a sweet bread, but it's actually a perfect fit it adds moisture and it's a sneaky way to add more veggies to your diet.

Curried Wheat Loaf for 16

Better Homes and Gardens

A blend of Indian spices, known as curry, is added to this whole grain bread. Peanuts, a traditional ingredient of curries, also are added.

Maple Oatmeal Bread

Diabetic Living

Coffee and maple syrup combine to give this bread a rich and distinctive flavor.

Reduced-Calorie Banana Bread

Better Homes and Gardens

Stick with this moist and tender variation of a favorite quick bread. It's lower in calories, fat, and cholesterol than the traditional version of banana bread.

Orange Rye Spirals

Diabetic Living

Carb Choices: 2 Orange and caraway make these yeast rolls a memorable addition to a special holiday brunch.

Cottage Cheese Bread

Better Homes and Gardens

Pick the pan you have on hand--a loaf pan, a round pan, or a casserole dish,to bake this easy batter bread.

Sourdough Bread

Better Homes and Gardens

This hearty textured bread looks and tastes delightful when cut into thick slices and served with soft butter. The starter gives it a nice tangy flavor.

Toasted Caraway & Rye Skillet Bread

Heart-Healthy Living

Serve this savory, low-calorie quick bread as a side dish for soup and salad meals.

Seven-Grain Bread

Diabetic Living

This loaf is full of robust wheat flavor with a touch of honey for sweetness and plenty of good-for-you grains.

Herb-Bran Muffins

Diabetic Living

Partner these custom muffins (pick your favorite herb) with a frittata or omelet.

Hearty Oat and Grain Bread

Diabetic Living

Cracked wheat, oats, and oat bran make this bread recipe high in fiber. Serve your favorite spreadable fruit or reduced-calorie preserves.

Granary Bread

Diabetic Living

This healthful high-fiber bread is loaded with whole grains, is suitable for diabetic meal plans, and makes a tasty side dish for anytime.

Brunch Loaf

Better Homes and Gardens

Perfect for breakfast or brunch, this moist whole wheat and bran loaf also makes a satisfying snack anytime of the day.

Perfect Water and Whole-Wheat Challah

Diabetic Living

Whether you use it for sandwiches, breakfast toast, or as a serve-along for soups, this whole wheat version of challah is delightful.

Harvest Breadsticks

Diabetic Living

Potatoes and buttermilk add richness to the dough recipe for these homemade breadsticks. Serve them with soups or salads.

Flaxseed Breadsticks

Heart-Healthy Living

The combination of rye flour and flaxseeds makes these crispy breadsticks very heart-friendly. Serve them with soups, salads or roast.

Wild Rice and Oat Bran Bread

Diabetic Living

Wild rice adds nutty flavor and chewy texture to this healthful bread-machine load of bread. Serve it as a side with soup or use it to make sandwiches.

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