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Whole Grains Cookbook

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Cookbook author Christine Downs is the U.S. importer of the excellent Family Grain Mill. After years of baking, cooking and collecting favorite recipes, she's published her collection in a nice spiral-bound book.

For information on ordering this cookbook see our home page under the section for the Family Grain Mill.

More books on whole grain baking can be found on our main Cookbooks Page

Table of Contents: Cooking & Baking with Fresh Ground Flour


Cream of Wheat or Oatmeal 15

Spiced Hot Cereal 15

Orange N Raisin Hot Cereal 15

Hot Muesli 16

Homemade Cold Cereal 16

Cheese grits 16

Sesame Garlic or Plain Bagels 17

Onion and Poppy Seed Bagels 17

English Muffins 18

Simple Whole Wheat Waffles 18

Wheat & Oat Waffles 18

Honey Butter 19

Blueberry Pancakes 19

Cereal Pancakes with Strawberry Butter 19

French Pancakes 20

Buckwheat Pancakes 20

Whole wheat Blueberry Muffins 21

Blueberry Yogurt Muffins 21

Walnut Spelt Muffins 22

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins 22

Whole Wheat Zucchini Muffins 22

Cream Cheese Breakfast Pastries 23

Wheat N Oats Fruit Coffee Cake 23

Cinnamon Rolls 24




Multi Grain Granola 27

Fruit & Spice Granola 27

Fruit & Nut Granola 28

Nutty Garlic Granola 28

Maple Date Granola Bars 29

Coconut & Nut Granola 29

Banana Oat Bars 30

High Energy Bars 30

Trail Bars 31




Honey Whole Wheat Loaf 35

Apricot Nut Bread 35

Old Fashioned Zucchini Bread 36

Banana Nut Wheat Bread 37

Pumpkin Bread 37

Lemon Tea Bread 37

Christine's Whole Wheat Bread 38

Light Moist Whole Wheat Bread 38

Country French Bread 39

Wheat Egg Rope Bread 40

Rye Bread 41

Pumpernickel 41

Russian Black Bread 42

Oatmeal Bread 42

Whole Wheat & Oat Spice Bread 43

Whole Wheat Basil Bread 44

Old Fashioned Corn Bread 44

Corn Bread Stuffing 45

Mexican Cornbread 45

Spinach & Cheese Stuffed Rolls Ups 46

Turkey or Ham Roll Ups 47

Pizza Roll Ups 47

Turkey Sausage Roll Ups 47






Wonderfully Soft Brown Rolls 51

Butter Rolls 52

Whole Wheat Herb Rolls 52

Hard Rolls 53

Burger Rolls or Hot Dog Buns 53

Sandwich Buns 54

Buttermilk Biscuits 54

Cheese Water Biscuits 55

Hush Puppies 55




Sourdough Starter 59

Sourdough Honey Whole Wheat Bread 59

Roasted Onion Sourdough Bread 60

Oatmeal & Whole Wheat Sourdough Bread 60

Sourdough English Muffins 61




Manicotti Florentine 65

Italian Eggplant 65

Ground Beef Casserole 66

Sloppy Wheat Joes 66

Mushroom-Wheat-Broccoli Stroganoff 66

Pancake Filled Spiced Ground Beef 67

Meat Loaf 67

Mushroom Quiche 68

Quiche Lorraine 69

Spinach Cheese Crepes 69

Sausage, Mushroom and Cheese Polenta 70

Beef Polenta Casserole 70

Grilled Vegetable Polenta 70




Smoked Chicken Sun Dried Tomatoes 72

Sautéed Chicken Breast with Sage and Thyme 72

Lemon Herbed Baked Chicken 73

Spicy Tomato Chicken 73

Zucchini with Chicken-Wheat Stuffing 74

Baked Chicken Breast with Garlic-Lemon Marinade 74

Spicy Sautéed Chicken 75

Chili Spiced Baked Chicken 75

Easy Sautéed Chicken over Wheat 76




Crispy Lemon Fish Filet 76

Broiled Fish Roll-Ups 76

Mushroom Baked Fish Fillet with Wine 77

Crab Meat Casserole 78

Oven Fried Scallops 78

Fried Shrimp Tempura 78




Vegetable Beef Soup 81

Herbed Zucchini Bake 81

Cracked Wheat & Vegetables 82

Mushroom-Spring Onion Cracked Wheat Stuffing 82

Wheat-Nut Pilaf 83

Tangy Wheat Side Dish 83

Chinese Fried Wheat 83

Traditional Bulgur 84

Bulgur shortcut 84

Tabouli Salad 84

Bulgur Salad 85

Tossed Bulgur Salad 85

Greek Mixed Whole Grain Salad 86

Vinaigrette Dressing 86

Bulgur Casserole 86

Spicy Mexican Bulgur 87

Polenta - Italian Corn Casserole 86

Whole Wheat Noodles 87

Spicy Southwestern Zucchini Spears 87

Salsa Sauce 87

Broiled Tomatoes 88

Crispy New Potatoes 88




Whole Wheat Crackers 91

Whole Grain Crackers 91

Graham Crackers 91

Blue Cheese Walnut Crackers 92

Sesame Whole Wheat Wafers 92

Rosemary & Walnut Scones 92

Cheese Straws 93

Cheese Shortbread 93

Whole Wheat Pretzels 94

Italian Bread Sticks 95

Whole Wheat Zucchini Pizza 95




Lime-Melt-A-Ways 99

Zesty Lemon Cookies 99

Flaky Raisin N Nut Cookies 100

Oatmeal Lace Cookies 100

Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies 101

Applesauce Oatmeal Cookies 101

Benne Seed Wafers 102

Walnut Maple Drops 102

Black Walnut Brownies 102

Cookie Crust Bars 103

Maple Pecan Filling 103

Lemon Bar Filling 103

Classic Biscotti 104

Apple Crisp 105

Apple Pie 105

Pound Cake 106

Pina Colada Upside-Down Cake 106

Apple Crumb Cake 107

Vanilla Almond Roll 108

Christine's Whole Wheat Sponge Cake 108





Breakfast Millet Bread 111

Sandwich Millet Bread 111

Gluten Free Lemon & Poppy Seed Tea Bread 112

Blinis 112

Orange Millet Muffins 112

Carrot Spice Cookie 113

Chocolate Chip Cookies 113

Almond Butter Cookies 113

Sugar Cookies 114

Buckwheat Pancakes 114

Pie Crust 114

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