Whole Grain Recipes



  • Shari Sacchi
    The blue cornmeal makes this a delight for the eyes and an oh-so-tasty addition to any meal!
  • Brown Rice Yeast Rolls
    Taste of Home magazine
    If you've ever wondered what to do with leftover brown rice, this recipe is for you! Although best when fresh right out of the oven, these rolls can make excellent additions to any meal for several days after baking. Have fun surprising your family with this novel new way to enjoy your leftover brown rice!
  • Irish Brown Bread
    King Arthur Flour Company
    A slightly sweet, craggy, "everyday" loaf, with inspiration from customer Fred B. Dugan.
  • Ancient Grains Bread
    King Arthur Flour Company
    The addition of orange juice to the dough enhances the earthy flavor of our new Ancient Grains Blend – a mix of amaranth, millet, sorghum and quinoa.
  • Banana Bread with Teff and Chocolate
    Kathryn Conrad
    Teff adds a special twist to this classic banana bread. You can substitute nuts for the chocolate bits if you prefer.
  • Breakfast Bread
    Linda Wilbert–Stewart
    This German bread recipe is my favorite. It makes excellent breakfast bread and tastes the best with butter and marmalade. The soft crumb tastes and feels almost like cake!
  • Whole Grain Corn Muffins
    Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods
    Tasty corn muffins are always crowd pleasers, and these muffins have everything you could want. Amazing corn taste, whole grain goodness, and muffins are a perfect on-the-go snack for busy days.
  • 100% Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread
    King Arthur Flour Company
    Moist, easy to slice, and 100% whole wheat? No, these are NOT contradictory phrases! This whole-wheat loaf is the ideal everyday bread, perfect for sandwiches, toast, and French toast or grilled cheese sandwiches. 
  • Sprouted Sandwich Bread and Rolls
    Janie Quinn
    Use this as your main, base recipe for making bread and rolls from sprouted wheat flour – then add poppy seeds, herbs, chopped sun-dried tomatoes, or chopped olives for variation. One recipe; many flavors.
  • Sorghum Bread
    Twin Valley Mills
    This basic gluten-free bread recipe will become a staple in your GF household!
  • Fleischmann's
    This bread is a great source of fiber and perfect for a hearty breakfast or quick snack!
  • Kamut Cranberry Walnut Scones
    Kamut International
    Whether for breakfast, tea-time or bedtime snack…scones are always a great choice!
  • 100% Whole Wheat Pain de Mie
    King Arthur Flour Company
    The best bread for thin-slicing is called pain de mie, a butter- and milk-rich loaf baked in a special lidded pan (often called a Pullman pan, just to make things confusing!) The lid ensures that the baking bread won't expand too much, keeping it very close-grained-and thus totally non-crumbly, and easy to slice.
  • Stout Wheat Bread with Cherries and Chocolate
    Kathryn Conrad
    If you're craving a bread that combines tart and sweet without overwhelming you with either, then look no further! The secret to maintaining this balance of flavors is the inclusion of a rich stout beer in the bread. Whether slicing and toasting simply, or getting fancy as French toast, this is one loaf that's sure to please!
  • Apple Barley Bread
    King Arthur Flour Company
    Cinnamon bits soften into delicious bursts of flavor in this tasty toasting bread.
  • Whole Wheat Zucchini-Nut Bread
    King Arthur Flour Company
    If you want to make a dent in your zucchini surplus, try this bread. It's moist, scented with cinnamon, and studded with golden raisins and walnuts. You can use brown sugar instead of white for a darker, richer loaf.
  • Fleischmann's
    This no-knead bread is full of dried fruits, seeds and nuts.  Good and good for you! Try it toasted for breakfast, or spread it with peanut butter for lunch.
  • Three Grain Pan Rolls
    Taste of Home magazine
    These tasty little dinner rolls get their name from the three whole grain ingredients - bulgur, oats, and whole wheat flour - and because they bake in round cake pans. They're easy to make and are out of the oven in almost no time at all. The seeds on top add flavor and fun crunch!
  • Wheat Bran Cranberry Quickbread
    Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods
    Not sure what to do with those frozen cranberries left over from the holidays? This quickbread is as tasty as it is easy to make - just mix, pour, and bake! The combination of cranberries and orange juice makes it a perfect bread to slice and eat for breakfast. 
  • Organic Wheat Pita
    King Arthur Flour Company
    Here’s a higher-fiber sandwich bread that’s just plain fun to eat: whole-wheat pita. Layer these with meat and cheese, stuff with chicken or tuna salad, or spread with peanut butter and jelly; this bread plays nicely with any ingredient you can think of!
  • Oat-y-licious Wheat Bread
    Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods
    If you're looking for a sandwich bread to stand up to your favorite fixings, look no further. From PB&J to BLTs, loaded with lettuce and tomato or layered in a club, the oat and wheat flours work together to give you the best tasting bread for any sandwich you can imagine.
  • Tricolor Braid Bread
    Taste of Home magazine
    This impressive loaf is wonderfully hearty and chewy, with not one, but two different whole grain flours adding their own flavors to every bite. The visual appeal of each multi-colored slice simply can't be beat. It takes some time to prepare, but the results are definitely worth the extra effort!
  • Apple-Oat Bread
    King Arthur Flour Company
    This lusty loaf is chewy and richly flavored, the apples adding a delightful sweet note.
  • Fleischmann's
    These make ahead rolls take the stress out of holiday dinners!  Make up to a month ahead, then bake fresh, hot rolls as needed!
  • Kamut Association
    If you like banana bread, you will love this quick bread!
  • Kelly Toups / Oldways
    Hearty whole wheat flour anchors these scones, but if you’re looking to experiment with a new ingredient, we also highly recommend whole grain spelt flour. Look for a grass fed Cheddar, or visit the Oldways Cheese Coalition for more cheese recommendations.
  • Accordion Rye Rolls
    Taste of Home magazine
    These rolls get their name from the way you fold the dough before cutting and baking, and are guaranteed to make anyone love rye bread. You can prepare the dough a day ahead, then bake them right before serving so they're hot and fresh.
  • Whole grain blueberry muffins
    Oldways Whole Grains Council
    These muffins are the essence of a New England summer, featuring blueberry muffins and maple syrup. A mix of whole wheat and oats makes them 100% whole grain.
  • Golden Malted Wheat Bread
    King Arthur Flour Company
    This hearty high-fiber, moist loaf features the delightfully nutty flavor of malted wheat.
  • King Arthur Flour Classic Pumpernickel
    King Arthur Flour Company
    Molasses and a tiny bit of cocoa powder give this bread its rich, dark color. Perfect sliced thinly as a based for canapes, or spread with sweet butter and served with cheese and fruit.
  • Honey Wheat Rolls
    King Arthur Flour Company
    You'd never know these tasty dinner rolls are made mainly with whole wheat flour. Soft and moist, honey gives them just a touch of natural sweetness.
  • Barley Breakfast Bread
    King Arthur Flour Company
    This delicious whole grain bread is perfect for toasting, and a tasty alternative to standard whole wheat bread.
  • Classic 100% Whole Wheat Bread
    King Arthur Flour Company
    Who says whole wheat bread has to be dense, dry, and tasteless? This 100% whole wheat recipe features the delightfully nutty taste of wheat in a fine-grained, moist loaf.
  • Whole Wheat Cornmeal Pizza Crust
    Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods
    Everyone loves a good pizza, and most of us agree that it's the crust that makes or breaks a pizza.  This recipe combines whole wheat flour and cornmeal, and the resulting crust is chewy but not doughy and firm but not dry. 
  • Holiday Pumpkin Bread
    King Arthur Flour Company
    Autumn is a great season to bake with pumpkin. Pumpkin’s mild yet distinctive flavor (and rich color) makes it a favorite ingredients in cake, muffins, cookies —pie, of course! —and pumpkin yeast bread. This mahogany-gold wreath is dense and moist, mildly spicy, and utterly tasty. The recipe makes two loaves; enjoy one, and give the other away!
  • Amaranth Banana Walnut Bread
    Judith Finlayson
    This rich, dense, wholesome quickbread is delicious for breakfast and makes a wonderful snack any time of the day. It’s also a great way to use up any leftover cooked amaranth – and those slightly too-ripe bananas!
  • Whole Wheat Flax Buns
    Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods
    These whole wheat buns are best fresh and hot from the oven any time of year.  The flaxseed meal and whole wheat flour combine to produce a rich nutty flavor that mellows wonderfully with a touch of butter and a drizzle of honey.

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