Healthy Bread, Muffin & Scone Recipes

Sweet and savory scones, rolls, muffins, and loaves all with different flavors and textures are here -- and all are heart-healthy, too.

Country-Style Semolina Loaves

Semolina is a coarsely ground durum wheat flour. While it's more likely to show up in pasta than in baked goods, here it brings a pleasantly rustic touch to the loaves.

Cranberry-Walnut Whole Wheat Rolls

These cranberry-studded walnut cloverleaf rolls make a colorful addition to any festive meal from a brunch to a company dinner to an open-house buffet.

Rosemary-Citrus Scones

A savory blend of oats, orange peel, and rosemary is used to create this tender, flaky, low-fat scone.

Pumpkin Muffins

The secret to these enticing muffins is a combination of moist, rich pumpkin, orange juice, and flavorful buckwheat.

Cranberry Whole Wheat Scones

Take your choice of ginger or cinnamon to flavor these tender, fruity wedges. A sprinkle of rolled oats decorates the tops and adds a little fiber.

Wild Rice and Oat Bran Bread

Wild rice, with its nutty flavor and chewy texture, speckles this wholesome oat loaf.

Four-Grain Bread

The fiber-rich four include oats, barley, whole wheat, and cornmeal.

Flaxseed and Rye Breadsticks

Flaxseeds contain both soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber helps to regulate blood glucose levels.

Apple-Pumpkin Muffins

Substituting applesauce for some of the butter or oil adds tenderness to these Apple-Pumpkin muffins while keeping them low in fat.

Orange-Date Pumpkin Bread

Stir some grated orange peel into soft-style reduced-fat cream cheese and serve with this enticing honey-sweetened bread.

Chocolate-Cherry Banana Bread

Miniature chocolate pieces scatter throughout this quick bread, making a little chocolate seem like a lot.

Three-B (Buckwheat, Blueberry, and Butternut) Muffins

Buckwheat flour gives these muffins a fiber boost while the blueberries and butternut squash crank up the vitamins and phytonutrients. Freeze the muffins and a warm snack is only a 1-minute microwave reheating away.

Parmesan Corn Bread

Bulgur brings crunchy goodness to this dramatic basil-flavored version of down-home corn bread.

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