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a bread recipe

Oops ... somehow this post did not upload.  So here we go a bit later than expected. :) 

Earlier this week, a work colleague gave me a slice of her homemade bread.  It was so tasty that I asked her for the recipe and then made it on Saturday.  It's a super easy one (once you find all the healthy ingredients, that took me a while, since things aren't always that easy to find over here).  It doesn't have to rise ... the annoying part was scratching the dough out of the mixing bowl and into a loaf pan.  Between two meals and a few snacks here and there, Felix and I ate over half of it in two days!  I think adding honey would make it really tasty, too.  It reminded me of the Honey Oat bread that Subway has, which I LOVE!  I may have to try that sometime...any ideas on how much honey I could add?

Irish Soda Bread

3 1/2 cups whole meal flour
4 tbsp oats
3 tbspwheat bran (or wheat germ)
1 tbsp flaxseed (I actually left this out)
2 tbsp brown sugar (or less, that's what my husband would prefer!)
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
A little less than 2 cups buttermilk (you can make butter milk by putting 2 tbsp of apple vinegar with a little less than 2 cups of milk together)

Mix the dry ingredients together, add the milk, bake at 400F/200C for about 40 minutes.

Enjoy!  Let me know if you like it and if you try it w/ honey!! :)


  1. Is this the recipe you sent us??

  2. ah! i think i figured out why my posts weren't being posted ... the screen i was taken to was small, so i didn't see that it asked me there to sign in to gmail, even though i am always signed in and in the past i didn't have to ... this time, i was more careful and read what it said under the box i had checked for google account ... strange ... but i think it's gonna work now!!


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