Chewy Oatmeal Cookies (Dairy-free, Gluten-free options)

These are the old-fashioned chewy oatmeal cookies that I remember from my childhood. Very sweet (you can use less sugar) and oatmeal-y. A favorite for dunking in milk or simply for late-night indulging. These DO call for a LOT of sugar, and if you wish to use less, please do! Be sure to replace the volume […]

Chocolate Cinnamon Whole Wheat Yeast Bread

Enjoy this lovely, rich, fragrant and delicious bread for Fall, or anytime! My recipe is featured on Baking Whole Grains!   Get the recipe    

Soft Whole Wheat Flatbreads

Flatbread can be leavened with yeast, sourdough, baking powder or soda, or be unleavened. Using yeast creates more depth of flavor and a more puffy, thick flatbread, different than a tortilla. These lovely, soft, delicious flatbreads can be used instead of pita bread for falafel sandwiches, as hamburger buns, as pizza crusts, for sandwiches or […]

Busy Morning Breakfasts

Whether you homeschool, get the children ready to go out to school, have company for breakfast or just have busy mornings, these ideas for quick, hearty and healthy breakfasts hit the mark! The added bonus is that most of these can be frozen ahead of time and baked off in the morning, OR baked ahead […]

Light Whole Grain Rye Bread

There’s something so deliciously earthy about a really good rye bread. Especially with a smattering of fragrant caraway seeds. Especially made with 100% whole grains, freshly-ground. However, rye bread can be a rather strong flavor and some people prefer a milder (kinder and gentler) rye bread that lends itself to sandwiches where the rye does […]

Light Whole Grain Rye Bread

My “Light Whole Grain Rye Bread” recipe is easy and delicious! And it’s featured on the Baking Whole Grains website. Come and check it out! Light Whole Grain Rye Bread  

Award-Winning 100% Whole Wheat Bread (2-loaf)

Award-Winning Bread (2-loaf) for Kitchen Aid or hand method  Vickilynn Haycraft  2 cups water (110 degrees) 1 Tablespoon SAF instant yeast 1 Tablespoon organic apple cider vinegar (optional) 5-6 cups whole wheat flour, freshly-ground, divided 1/4 cup vital wheat gluten 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup honey 1 teaspoon sea salt Place warm water, yeast, […]

Review: Whole Wheat Bread Making

Whole Wheat Bread Making Book Review by Vickilynn Haycraft   “Whole Wheat Bread Making” by Donna Miller of Miller’s Grain House is a delight to read. I have had the pleasure of hearing Donna Miller teach her whole wheat bread making class in person and I was drawn in by her warm, inviting and adept […]