Recipes and Tips

Below you will find some of our favorite recipes...

Almond & Maple Sandwich
Apple Bake
Pecan Granola Pie Crust
Garlic Croutons
Mediterranean Pocket
Spelt Cheesy or Chreesy Melt
Sunflower Toast with Fruit Spread
Cinnamon Raisin French Toast
Vegetable Sandwich

Almond & Maple Sandwich

Submitted by: Madelyn Mulvihill of Parsippany, NJ

Ingredients

  • Almond Butter
  • Maple Syrup
  • The Baker Whole Grain Flax Loaf

Directions
Spread Almond Butter on one slice of bread, pour approx. 1 tablespoon (or to taste) of Maple syrup over it and spread. Put another piece of bread on top.


Apple Bake

Ingredients

  • 6-8 apples (peeled and sliced)
  • 3 cups of The Baker Muesli
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 2 cups orange juice

Directions
Place apples in glass dish. In a separate bowl mix muesli, maple syrup and orange juice. Pour muesli mixture over apples and bake for 25 -35 minutes at 300.


Pecan Granola Pie Crust

Ingredients

  • 3 cups of The Baker Pecan Granola
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup apple or orange juice
  • Dash of cinnamon (optional)

Directions
Mix together all ingredients, soak for 3 minutes, and lay out granola mixture in pie dish and press. Bake as normal.


Garlic Croutons

Ingredients

  • Cubed dry bread
  • Crushed garlic
  • 5 - 6 favorite spices
  • Olive oil

Directions
Sauté garlic in pan for 1 minute on low to medium heat, add cubed bread, and coat cubes with garlic mixture. Sprinkle with your favorite spices. Spread cubes on baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes at 300.


Mediterranean Pocket

Ingredients

  • Sprouts
  • Crumbled Feta
  • Seedless Olives
  • Sliced Cucumbers

Directions
Cut pita in half and layer the sprouts, feta, olives, and cucumbers in each pocket and enjoy!


Spelt Cheesy or Chreesy Melt

Ingredients

  • Pesto
  • Brie
  • Spelt bread

Directions
Spread pesto over sliced Spelt, top with Brie. Bake at 275 3 to 4 minutes or until Brie melts

Vegan style: try Chreese, Cheese alternative which is Soy and dairy free. www.chreese.com


Sunflower Toast with Fruit Spread

Ingredients

  • Apricot spread
  • Butter or butter alternative
  • The Baker Sunflower Bread

Directions
Toast Sunflower bread, spread butter and top with apricot spread. So good in the morning!


Cinnamon Raisin French Toast

Ingredients

  • 3 cups of milk
  • 6 eggs
  • Cinnamon to taste
  • Real Maple Syrup to top

Directions
In a medium size bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, and cinnamon. While griddle is getting hot, slice the rolls and soak. Cook and drizzle with real maple syrup and enjoy!

Vegan: Replace milk with rice milk and replace eggs with 1/3 cup flaxseed oil.


Vegetable Sandwich

Submitted by: Wendy Morrison of Silver Spring, MD

Ingredients

  • Large baked yam
  • Sliced Large baked red onion
  • Sliced Raw baby spinach leaves (coarsely chopped)
  • Tomato paste
  • The Baker Whole Grain Flax Loaf

Directions
Prepare yam and onion: Wash and leave skin on yam, removing only hard fibrous portions. Rinse and leave skin on onion, removing only fibrous section of root end. Don't dry vegetables. Wrap together tightly in foil, place on baking sheet or oven-safe glass and bake at 325F-350F until soft -- about 1 to 1-1/2 hours. (Or microwave according to your oven's instructions). Chill in refrigerator. Remove from wrapping. Slide off tough outer portion of onion skin. Slice both vegetables in round sections, about 1/4 inch thick.

Spread tomato paste thinly on both slices of bread. Layer baked vegetables on one slice, top with spinach and second slice of bread. Cut in half if desired. Enjoy!