Have you joined the ranks of those saying “No” to toast for fear it will make you doughy?
If so, take a deep breath and repeat the following:
“Bread does not make me fat. Too much food makes me fat.”
In fact, bread can be a terrific source of complex carbohydrates, the body’s preferred source of fuel.
But not just any bread will do.
The Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread?
The trick is to avoid the highly processed bread you find stacked on grocery store shelves. For the most part, these pre sliced loaves consist of simple carbs, which digest quickly and skimp on essential nutrients.
To ensure that your bread delivers the dense, desirable nutrition found in the original grain seed, follow these tips:
Loaves to Love
If you want to break the freshest, healthiest bread, your best bet is to follow your nose to the nearest bakery.
Below, a few local places that get our seal of approval.
To Top It Off
To spice up your slice, try Kathleen’s favorite go-to bread topper recipe: