Clean Whole Wheat Bread

If you thought baking your own bread was too difficult, this light and easy clean eating whole wheat bread recipe will make a convert of you. Eric Pater, our Success Story champ and chef at City Cafe in Rochester, Minnesota, created this recipe that you can store in your arsenal for years to come.

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This whole wheat bread is the perfect base for delicious sandwiches. Find sandwich recipes here. 

Serves: 9
Makes: approximately 18 slices



  1. Mix 1 3/4 cup warm water, flour and yeast in a small bowl. Let rise until mixture doubles in size, approximately 30 minutes.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients with dough and knead by hand or with bread maker until dough is sticky. Add additional warm water if needed. If kneading by hand, let rise for 30 minutes, knead again and let rise for 30 minutes. If using a bread maker, let rise once, then put it in standard bread loaf pan to rise for an additional 30 minutes until dough fills out loaf pan.
  3. Bake at 350°F for 40 minutes. Slice to desired width and serve.

Nutrients per 2 5/8-inch slices: Calories: 160, Total fat: 3.5 g, Sat. fat: 0.5 g, Carbs: 30 g, Fiber: 5 g, Sugars: 14 g, Protein: 3 g, Sodium: 55 mg, Cholesterol: 0 mg

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