Homemade Bread

 

 

Many people think that home made fresh bread is a luxury that it is hard, complicated and time consuming to make. In reality it is not. The piece is easy to follow and the ingredients are simple. Imagine how much you will shine at he next dinner party if you serve a home made bread.

The bread can be served as toast or French toast, garnished with fruits, butter, maple syrup, jam, eggs, bacon, cheese, used for a sandwich or combination of these suggestions. In terms of drinks that go well with this bread are milk, juice and even wine.

Having a fresh homemade bread is a very simple, nutritious and pleasant way to make your day more pleasant and delicious.

This recipe is a good choice because it does not include added preservatives, sugar, colors, milk and eggs. So, unless you have an allergic reaction to gluten this recipe is a must  for you.

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 1/4 cups of bread flour
  • 3/4 cups of whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of yeast
  • 1 1/3 cups of cool water

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Mix the dry ingredients together and stir well.
  2. Add the water and mix until everything becomes a homogeneous mass.
  3. Mixed, let the dough rise for 12 to 18 hours.
  4. Take the dough out and shape it so that it fits the form of bread pan to be used. In this case we chose to make our bread to be round, which is why the dough is folded into a ball.
  5. The dough can be left to rise in the bread pan for another 2 hours. (a similar sized container can also be used for this step and the dough can be moved to the bread pan for baking afterward).
  6. It is important to cover the dough with a towel during this rising period. Bake at 475°F with lid for 30 minutes.
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Yogurt Parfait

This yogurt parfait is an easy, healthy, and delicious option for breakfast.

Greek yogurt is a rich source of calcium and has enough proteins to keep you feeling full throughout the morning. However, make sure to choose a plain variety and not one with artificial flavour. Yogurt should only have two ingredients: milk and bacterial culture. To avoid the hidden ingredients and added sugars, opt for adding fruits instead. This is a great way to increase your daily intake of recommended fruit servings (roughly two cups) and to give your yogurt amazing flavour and extra nutrition.

Having a diet rich in whole grains reduces the risk of many chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and obesity. To keep this dish interesting, you have several options of grains to add to your yogurt. The choices are limitless: quinoa, chia seeds, oats, hemp seeds, flaxseeds, bulgur, barley and even brown rice. Top all your ingredients with a spoon of pure maple syrup or honey and enjoy!

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/2 cup Greek plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup blueberries, fresh
  • 1/2 cup strawberries, fresh
  • 1 1/2 tbsp honey or maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp walnuts
INSTRUCTIONS:
  1. Using a mason jar or a bowl, add chia seeds and yogurt.
  2. Layer greek yogurt and berries (or any other fruit you prefer).
  3. Top with honey and nuts.