The Diet Beast Feasts Upon Yeast

Article by Diet Bites

Delicious Breakfast Diet Breads for Your Morning Table Rise up in the morning!

This is one diet article that you really do knead. Kneading not only burns calories, it produces a well of light breakfast breads that will lighten your waistline as they lift your diet spirits.

Easy Peasant Bread Recipe, No Rising Time Required

Let's begin with our fantastically wonderful 'Peasant Bread' recipe. This is a very sturdy bread that is great for outdoor outings. It packs well in a backpack and stands up to physical abuse quite well. And it requires no rising time!

The entire recipe contains about 1,500 calories. The addition of hearty oats and honey add another layer of nutrition to this recipe.

You will need the following ingredients:

3 cups of all-purpose flour
1 packet of quick rising yeast
1 teaspoon of table salt
1 Tablespoon of white sugar - and you'll need to use the real sugar over sugar substitute for this recipe and it adds less than 50 calories to the recipe.

You'll also need 1 cups of water.

How to Prepare Easy Peasant Bread Recipe

Start by adding the flour to a deep bowl and make a well in the center; sprinkle the packet of dry yeast into the well. Add the sugar and the salt, and then the water. Stir to incorporate all of the ingredients.

Shape into a loaf and place on a baking sheet that has been treated with cooking spray to prevent sticking. Bake for about half an hour in a 350 degree oven.

When the peasant bread reaches a golden brown stage, it's done. Remove from the heat and allow to cool for about 15 minutes. Brush with local honey and sprinkle with whole dried oats.

Our light jam recipes are located here. And for our most popular bread, "Healthy Hunza Bread" click here.

And now for our featured Breakfast Breads, we'll begin the show with our yeasty Lofty Angel Biscuits.

To Knead or Not to Knead

Bread. Over the last few decades it has been the topic of successful diet plans. Dieters who embrace a daily diet restricted in carbohydrate grams are consuming bun-less burgers, bun-less hot dogs, naked burritos and we shall not even think about beans and cornbread in the same breath.

For other dieters, bread is part of their weight loss plan although consumed in restricted amounts and is generally in the form of whole grain goodness. For these dieters, bread is indeed - the Staff of Life.

So what's a dieter to do? Are all those carbohydrates the reason for a rounder body? For unwanted fat?

While carb-restricted diets tend to trigger a good amount of weight loss at the beginning of the plan, the weight that is lost is chiefly in the form of water as carbohydrates act much like a sponge in the body, absorbing water.

Typically, carbohydrate restricted dieters quickly regain those lost pounds once the diet ends, particularly if the plan wasn't long-lived.

Because low carbohydrate diets impact water distribution within the body they can pose significant health risks to individuals with certain health conditions, particularly heart, kidney, bladder and diabetic patients, including death.

These fad methods for losing pounds are plans that are typically extreme in protein content which again, effects the balance of water within the body as protein encourages the release of water.

Because of the significant health risks and excessively high failure rates associated with carb-restricted diets, the dieter would be better served by choosing their carbohydrate selections wisely.

Complex carbohydrates make the wisest choices.

Opting for whole grain bread over white, brown rice over white and whole grain pasta over white are great places to start and the whole grain factor will keep the body feeling more satisfied for longer spans of time.

But to cut bread totally out of a daily diet plan is frankly, too aggressive. Even white bread holds healthy benefits. It resides in the Grain Group of the American Food Pyramid - and this group is the foundation of the pyramid, requiring more daily servings than any other food group.


Related Articles

Your Height, Your Weight | Setting Goal Weight

Weight Gain Causes | Weight Loss Plan

Diet Bites  |  Site Disclaimers

Diet Bites is a Trademark