Anyone who has ever tried to cook bread knows how hard it can be.
My foray into breadmaking began a couple of years ago after I read Michael Pollan's book Cooked (they also made a Netflix series worth checking out). Since then, I've experimented with all types of breads: gluten-free, whole grain, and the incredibly delicious sourdough (using a live sourdough starter, of course).
My first few attempts were laughable—but like any other skill, you get better as you go.
My most recent experiment was a huge success, and I'd like to share it with you.
For all prep novices, don't worry: This one's pretty foolproof. This one took only 15 minutes of prep and 45 minutes of cooking time (I've spent entire days making a loaf of bread).
Now, as someone who exercises every day and owns a small health-food business, I should mention that my definition of a "healthy" bread is pretty stringent (when I'm not splurging on sourdough). Here's what you'll get with this nutritious, high-protein bread recipe: