The best way to Make a Low Carb Bread at Home


by Anukriti Parsai


The sedentary approach to life of today's world has increased the requirement for low carbohydrate and fat free diets to maintain good health and avoid issues such as raised blood pressure, diabetes and body weight issues. Low carb diets are also known to help overcome fatigue caused due to increased insulin levels in the blood. If you make low carbohydrate diets a part of your life you will feel increased quantities of energy, smaller cravings for candy and improved dental cleanliness. Since bread machine recipes is the most staple part of any diet it is , therefore , necessary to substitute regular bread with locarb bread. The better news is you can prepare it at home in one or two straightforward steps. Here's a low carb bread machine recipe for you to try out.

What you'll need:

- Dry yeast (bread making machine) - 1 packet

- Sugar - 1/2 little spoon

- Warm water - 1 1/8 cups (at about 100F)

- Olive oil - 3 large spoons

- Baking powder - 1 1/2 spoons

- Salt - 1 little spoon

- Splenda - 1 tablespoon

- Gluten free wheat flour - 1 cup

- Oat flour - 1/4 cup

- Soy flour - 3/4 cup

- Flax seed meal - 1/4 cup

- Unprocessed wheat barn - 1/4 cup

Instructions:

- The recipe is for simple bread cycle but if your bread baking machine instructions call for a different setting for gluten free flour you need to use that cycle.

- Clean the bread machine pan and dry it totally before using.

- Open the packet of yeast and put the contents in the bread pan.

- Add the water and sugar and stir to mix.

- Let it rest for some time to let the yeast ferment.

- Meanwhile, mix the dry ingredients in a bowl.

- Pour the olive oil in the machine pan and add the dry ingredients on top of it.

- Set the machine to run on the basic cycle and let it cook for 3-4 hours.

- Cool in the pan for some time before removing from the pan and cooling on a wire rack.

- Cut in slices to serve.

Tips:

- You are able to add rye flour in the place of soy and oat flour if you like the taste.

- You can add sunflower seeds or sesame seeds in place of flax seeds.

- The little quantity of sugar does not add to any additional calories as it is only utilized for the activation of the yeast.

- This bread can be stored in the fridge for as much as 2 weeks.

- You can use it in any bread dishes as ordinary bread like a sandwich wrapper, toast, or easy bread and butter.

- This bread also makes a great base for home-made pizza.




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