HBin5 Challenge – Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread

by jenjenk on February 1, 2010

I love sandwich bread.  Ok, that’s not exactly true.  I love grilled cheese sandwiches, which happens to use sandwich breads. I was really excited about this particular challenge because it was a win-win situation. I got to learn to make a whole wheat sandwich bread and got to eat a grilled cheese sandwich on top of it [yeah, yeah…i’m trying to eat healthier this year…but really, WHOLE WHEAT…and Dairy/Calcium.  That’s healthy, right? Don’t tell me otherwise, I’m not listening].
So since I am trying to pretend like I’m eating healthier, I opted to make a gruyere and turkey sandwich on the whole wheat bread. I threw in some cranberries and some arugula from my garden.  It made a great dinner!
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RJ Flamingo February 1, 2010 at 5:59 am

Sure looks good to me – and I think you've got all the food groups covered, so yeah! Healthy! Mmmm… grilled cheeeezzzze (in best "Homer" voice)… 😀


Michelle February 1, 2010 at 6:09 am

Your loaf is wonderful and being Grilled Cheese is one of my favorites, I bet it was delicious! Love the idea of arugula and cranberries and I think I might steal that idea! Oh yea!


Petra February 1, 2010 at 7:42 am

the spinach should count for some healthy points. Nice looking sandwich.


Joanne February 1, 2010 at 12:28 pm

Your bread looks so delicious! And grilled cheese sandwiches are definitely healthy…dairy, protein…all good stuff.


Kim February 1, 2010 at 1:30 pm

Grilled cheese is one of my favorite too, although your turkey with Gruyere sounds fabulous! Your loaf looks like it turned out great.


SavoringTime in the Kitchen February 1, 2010 at 4:54 pm

What a wonderful looking grilled cheese! Arugula from your garden? I'm so jealous! My garden is under snow right now.


Cristie February 1, 2010 at 5:51 pm

Your gruyere and turkey sandwich looks fabulous! I have half a loaf left, I may grill one up myself.


Fuji Mama February 1, 2010 at 10:50 pm

What a gorgeous loaf of bread! You go girl!!!!!!!!


Heather B February 2, 2010 at 12:11 am

mmmm…that sandwich looks amazing! Great job on the bread!


Cathy (breadexperience) February 2, 2010 at 2:30 am

Yummy! That looks delicious!


Elwood February 2, 2010 at 1:16 pm

Gruyere, turkey, cranberry and arugula? I'm getting hungry! Your loaf looks great, and what a sandwich.


Mama Peck February 2, 2010 at 5:23 pm

Your bread looks wonderful and that sandwich is making me salivate! YUM


Jenny February 2, 2010 at 6:53 pm

That is a great looking sandwich! I think the green part in it makes it healthy, right?


Judy's Bakery & Test Kitchen February 2, 2010 at 11:07 pm

Looks yummy!


Jen February 7, 2010 at 5:00 pm

awww! you guys are SO awesome!! thank you so much for the encouragement!! this bread braid definitely worked out better than my last attempt! :)


Natanya February 10, 2010 at 3:06 am

Mmm….grilled cheese. When the bread is healthy I feel a little less guility about the cheese part. What a classic flavor combination – just beautiful.


Active Foodie February 27, 2010 at 3:14 am

I tried to make whole wheat sandwich bread a couple weekends ago…didn't quite workout. Maybe I'll crack open my HB in 5 and give that recipe a try! Yours looks perfect!


Jen February 28, 2010 at 8:07 pm

S: this is a really easy recipe and SO good!!! give it a try!!


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