Gluten Free Vegan Pumpkin Muffin Recipe Organic Authority Gluten Free Vegan Pumpkin Muffin Recipe
There s No Big Mess to Clean Up. Making a single loaf of bread can require the use of several bowls pots pans and utensils... all of which needs to be washed and put away. It s also hard to make bread without ending up with flour all over your countertop and more often than not the floor. And that mess has to be cleaned up too. But you don t have to worry about cleaning a big mess when you use a bread machine. All of the stuff that can create a mess takes place inside of the machine. So aside from the bread maker itself all you ll have to clean is a measuring cup or two. Worry Less About Making Mistakes. There are so many things that can go wrong when you make bread completely by hand. You might not knead the dough enough. Or you might knead the dough too much. Or you could make a mistake with the yeast causing the dough not to rise properly.
Whole grains or refined grains? When cereal grains such as wheat are harvested they are surrounded by a tough protective coating called a husk. Before you can eat the grains the husk has to be removed. This is done by threshing (beating the grains) and winnowing (blowing away the chaff ie the broken off bits of husk). The grain without its husk is called a groat. It consists of three main parts: the endosperm germ and bran. The endosperm is the main tissue inside the grain and provides nutrition in the form of starch protein and oils. The germ is the embryo the reproductive part that germinates and grows into a plant. It is surrounded by the endosperm. The germ contains several essential nutrients. Wheat germ for example is a concentrated source of vitamin E folate phosphorus thiamine zinc and magnesium essential fatty acids and fatty alcohols. Bran is the hard outer layer of grain. It is rich in dietary fibre and essential fatty acids and contains starch protein vitamins and minerals.
All of the five varieties of bread from Food For Life do not use any oil while three varieties (Cracked Wheat Blues & Rockin Rye) of Dave s Killer Bread do use a small amount of organic expeller-pressed canola oil. This small amount of oil in those two breads add a negligible amount of fat to the bread. The final difference between the breads is the serving size. All breads from Food For Life have a standard serving size of 1 slice equal to 34 grams. All breads from Dave s Killer Breads have a standard serving size of 1 slice and the grams vary from 42 grams to 50 grams with the typical being 45 grams. With all of that great information at hand which bread are you going to choose? There is one more factor to take a look at and that is the cost to purchase a loaf of bread. On average most stores that carry either of these breads will charge you just under $6.00 for a loaf of bread. That is on the high side as far as breads go. For me this is the major factor in my choice.