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 fitit 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.

Lemon-Nutmeg Scones

Diabetic Living

Don't love the taste of lemon? Feel free to use any flavor of yogurt in these oat bran scones.

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.

Toasted Caraway & Rye Skillet Bread

Heart-Healthy Living

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

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.

Orange Rye Spirals

Diabetic Living

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

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.

Sweet Potato Bread

Better Homes and Gardens

Serve this sweet, spicy bread for a special breakfast treat. You also can use slices to make French toast.


Diabetic Living

Serve half rounds of this tender Scandinavian flatbread with dinner or as a snack.

Spicy Breadsticks with Bacon

Diabetic Living

Since everything is better with bacon, these twisted breadsticks pack bites of the salty pork product in each and every bite.

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.

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.

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.

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