Here’s How Healthy Eating Can Be Super Quick and Easy—and Delightful, Too

Having the right foods on-hand can help us make nutritious choices.

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Today, in an (almost, hopefully) post-pandemic world, many of us are paying more attention to our health and rethinking what we put into our bodies. Artificial Preservatives, GMOs and artificial flavours? Pass. We’d rather have natural, nutritious and wholesome foods—foods that actually make us and our families feel good. An easy way to promote feel-good eating at home is by keeping a few healthy, versatile options on hand, like a loaf of nourishing bread.

Stonemill Bakehouse breads contain health-boosting ingredients and no artificial preservatives or artificial flavours, so we can feel good about making it one of our go-to foods for our family.

Stonemill has a wide selection of loaves to choose from (like Sprouted Rye, Flax or 3 Grains), all of which are naturally fermented—and that’s something we can all appreciate. Fermented foods have been shown in some studies to improve digestion, have anti-inflammatory benefits and can give food rich flavour. So, they may be a great choice for those with sensitive tummies (and well-honed tastebuds).

Many of Stonemill’s breads also contain naturally occurring zinc, an essential nutrient that supports our immune system. During the back-to-school season, when we all seem to be around more and more people, it’s especially important to look after our health. We can help our bodies fight off bacteria and viruses by making sure we meet our daily requirements for nutrients, like zinc.

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Some of Stonemill’s breads also include naturally-sprouted grains, which are a bit of a superfood in their own right. These unassuming grains may be easier to digest and may be more nutrient-packed than regular grains— they contribute essential nutrients like folate, iron, and magnesium.

And yet, Stonemill’s bread isn’t just about its healthy ingredients. Every loaf is beloved for its irresistible taste and spongy texture. Stonemill’s secret? They make their breads using a 100-year-old baking tradition featuring a unique sourdough starter that is flown in every month from Germany, straight to Stonemill’s bakeries.

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With eight bread options to choose from, Stonemill’s bread can be used to create a variety of tartines (open-faced sandwiches) with tasty flavour profiles. For breakfast, smother a slice of their Sprouted Flax bread in almond butter, and top with blueberry compote and a drizzle of honey. For lunch? Cover the Sprouted 3 Grain bread in avocado, drizzle on some olive oil, add a hard-boiled egg or two, and sprinkle on some Himalayan salt. And for dinner, load up a toasted slice of their Sprouted rye bread with herbed, marinated mushrooms.

Have kids who are picky eaters? That’s easy—do like Abby Sharp and turn a slice of Stonemill’s bread into a mini masterpiece. She takes a toasted slice and smears it with high-protein ricotta cheese and uses in-season fruits like strawberries, mangoes, kiwis, and blueberries to create a colourful meal. A drizzle of honey adds a sweet touch, and kids have a satiating start to their day.

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Get Abby’s Recipe for Healthy Rainbow Toast

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Smear ricotta onto Stonemill sprouted 3 gram bread.
  2. Add rainbow-like lines of strawberries, mango, kiwi and blueberries.
  3. Drizzle with honey and enjoy!

Choose Stonemill Bakery for bread you can believe in. Visit stonemillbakehouse.com to find a store near you.