See…I promised I wasn’t going to give you a recipe for the rolls above my jeans. WHO would want that? Not me.

 

 

Or my hubs. Hmmm…better do something about these rolls…

 

 

 

I got the idea for this recipe from Miss Martha, of course. I used whole wheat flour for the entire batch, making them super nutty and healthy.

 

 

 

 

First, I whisked the yeast with some raw honey and buttermilk.

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It has to sit until it gets foamy.

 

 

 

 

 

I used about 1/2 of this package.

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Any Michigan natives out there??

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My grandparents are from Michigan and we vacation there every summer – way up north on the lake. I have some of the BEST memories of my life there. A huge part of me would love to live there, or retire there…or…something there. Unfortunately, it is about 10 hours away from me in good ole’ Pittsburgh.

 

American Spoon has the most amazing jams, salsas, dried fruits, etc. Even better, you can sample EVERY product in their stores. Once when I was about 8, we got kicked out because one of the employees accused me of double dipping. 

 

I don’t think I did, but when it comes to food, you never know with me. My mind gets clouded. Oops.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out this incredible raw honey.

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It is so good. It tastes amazing on toast, fruit, even ice cream. I adore you, American Spoon honey.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I loved this part of making the rolls.

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Ground flaxseed and oatbran.

 

 

 

 

Pour some boiling water over it and let it absorb.

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Even oats go in the mix!

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Truly ‘multi-grain.’ 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When the yeast looks like this, it’s ready to go.

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Here is the oatbran/flax mixture. 

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I probably could have just eaten a spoonful of it like that.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Into the mixer the ingredients go.

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And once everything is combined, place in a large, well-oiled bowl.

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I took a peak at this up close and thought ‘this is going to be good…’

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It is supposed to be set in a warm, dark place to rise.

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This is about the darkest place in my house, and it certainly wasn’t warm because we didn’t turn on the heat until yesterday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Luckily I have all of this wine to keep me warm in the chilly house.

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Do you think we have enough wine? Especially when I’m the wine drinker in the family?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The secret spot behind the bar worked well – as you can see the dough doubled in bulk.

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I weighed out 3 oz portions and rolled them into balls.

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Set them in a round cake pan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And brush the tops with egg wash.

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My house smelled glorious with the scent of freshly baked bread.

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And this time, it wasn’t from a candle.

 

 

How incredible do these look?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I opted not to add any seeds on top, with the exception of some course sea salt.

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I like sesame seeds, and poppy seeds are ok, but place a fennel or caraway seed near me and I may stone you. Or just run away. Or just push it out of my face. Drama.

 

 

 

 

 

The up-close version.

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Guess who is using her macro setting??? :)

 

 

 

 

 

 

My hubby spread some butter and jam on these.

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I thought about how amazing they would be dipped in gravy. 

 

 

Does that defeat the purpose of whole wheat, multigrain?

 

Oh.

 

 

Well maybe I’ll make a vegetable gravy. I can count it as my daily vegetable intake, since you all know how much I love them.


 

 

 

 

Multigrain Rolls

adapted from Martha Stewart’s Baking Handbook

1/4 cup oat bran

1/4 cup ground flaxseeds

1/2 cup boiling water

1/2 cup warm buttermilk

1/2 envelope active dry yeast

1/4 cup honey

1 whole egg + 1 yolk

1/3 cup rolled oats

2 1/4 cups whole wheat flour

1 tablespoon sea salt

salt and pepper to taste

olive oil to coat bowl

mixed seeds (optional)

 

Combine oat bran and flaxseeds in bowl and cover with boiling water. Let sit until absorbed and completely cooled.

 

In the electric mixer bowl, whisk together warm milk, yeast and honey. Let sit until foamy, about 5-10 minutes.

 

Once foamy, add 1 whole egg, oats, 3/4 cups whole wheat flour, oat bran mixture, salt and pepper with electric mixer on low speed. Add more whole wheat flour, 1/2 cup at a time to make a soft, slightly sticky dough. Place dough in an oiled bowl and cover. Let rise in a warm place until it has doubled in size, about 2 hours.

 

Oil one 8-9 inch cake pan. Separate dough into 3 ounce sections, rolling each into a ball. Set in the round cake pan and cover. Let rise until doubled, about 30-45 minutes.

 

Preheat oven to 375. In a small bowl, whisk remaining egg yolk. Brush rolls with the egg wash, sprinkled with sea salt and add additional seeds if you would like. Bake until golden brown on top, about 20-25 minutes.

 

 

 

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And now…

 

 

A Glo Bar Giveaway!!

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(Source.)

I’m sure so many of you have been DYING to try Angela’s Glo Bars like I have.

 

 

I am so excited to give away a GLO BAR VARIETY PACK to one lucky reader! Glo bars are 100% certified organic!

 

Per GloBakery: in the variety pack you will receive a total of 10 bars in these varying flavors:

  • Classic (Chunky Peanut Butter)
  • Revive (Dark Chocolate Chunky Peanut Butter)
  • Renew (Post-workout, high protein hemp)
  • Endure (Cranberry Apricot Spelt)
  • Run (Pre-workout w/ energizing raw maca)

 

 

Is your mouth watering yet?

 

 

To enter, visit Angela’s bakey and tell me which flavor you can’t wait to try and why. The winner will randomly be chosen Friday (Oct 16th) at 8am EST.

You can also follow me on Twitter, tweet about the giveaway or add me to your blogroll, but that’s just if ya like me. :)

 

 

 

Have a great evening!

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281 Responses to “Multigrain Rolls and a 'Glo-ing' Giveaway!”

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    Carolyn — October 15, 2009 @ 11:17 am

    I really want to try Ange’s Run bars! Although Chi comes in at a VERY close second :)

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    Ryan @ Greens for Good — October 15, 2009 @ 11:18 am

    Chocolate Peppy-Mint is what I’m dying to try!!!

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    Jocelyn — October 15, 2009 @ 11:18 am

    Oh man, I have been wanting to try Glo bars for so long! I would love the Revive, chocolate and Peanut butter is the best combo!

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    Kate — October 15, 2009 @ 11:22 am

    I would love to try any of them, but the Buzz (coffee) one sounds awesome!

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    Noelle — October 15, 2009 @ 11:25 am

    I am singing this out loud “AWAKE!” I tsounds delightful and my kind of bar for morning grogginess. By the way, we just moved to Michigan and will be experiencing our first winter.

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    Nikki T — October 15, 2009 @ 11:27 am

    I’m DYING to try the little RUN globar!! I often have trouble decided what to eat before a workout to give me some energy, but not weigh me down…I think this little bar would be PERFECT!

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    prettyladycmu — October 15, 2009 @ 11:28 am

    the rolls look delicious!! i would LOVE to try the Refresh bars – i bet the fresh peppermint flavor is divine!

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    Lindsay — October 15, 2009 @ 11:28 am

    Chocolate Peanut Butter Crisp! They all look delicious!

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    Laura — October 15, 2009 @ 11:28 am

    Awake and Classic!!

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    susan — October 15, 2009 @ 11:28 am

    i am a new distance runner and have been looking for a good, not too filling pre run fuel…and I’ve been dying to try Run!

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    Lindsay — October 15, 2009 @ 11:29 am

    I want to order some awake (and glonola)!

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    melanie — October 15, 2009 @ 11:30 am

    Mmm!! I want to try Revive! I’m also going to make those multigrain rolls!

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    Jess — October 15, 2009 @ 11:30 am

    I’ve been wanting to try these for a long time. I really want to try the classic or the run bars..but who am I kidding? I’m sure I’d love them all!

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    jhocutt — October 15, 2009 @ 11:31 am

    peanut butter. please!

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    Jess — October 15, 2009 @ 11:35 am

    I really want to try the Revive because Dark Chocolate Chunky Peanut Butter is my favorite flavor combination. But really I would be happy trying any one of the bars!

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    Diana — October 15, 2009 @ 11:35 am

    I’d love to try the chocolate + peppy mint because I’ve heard it’s pretty awesome :)

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    Jen — October 15, 2009 @ 11:37 am

    I’d love to try Revive! can’t beat chocolate and PB!

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    Kaoru — October 15, 2009 @ 11:40 am

    I’d love to try the Run one- I’ve been trying to work out more often and I could use a little pick-me-up.

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    julie — October 15, 2009 @ 11:42 am

    I would totally want to try the dark chocolate peanut butter! Because well peanut butter and dark chocolate makes me drool haha

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    Grace — October 15, 2009 @ 11:42 am

    It would really be great to win this! I’ve been dying to try out some of her bars, but can’t really justify the buy right now because my house just took a major financial hit recently.

    I most want to try Run. :)

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    jennourish — October 15, 2009 @ 11:43 am

    They all sound delicious, but I think I am most excited to try the cranberry apricot spelt go bar!!

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    Jessica — October 15, 2009 @ 11:44 am

    mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm the Revive (Dark Chocolate Chunky Peanut Butter) makes my mouth water………… I would cherish each and every bite…. yum….! I have a dairy allergy, and don’t get the chance to savor chocolate very often, especially in baking/bars!! So it would be like Christmas in October to receive this priize!

    Also, do you have a dairy free substitute for buttermilk in this recipe?

    THANKS!!

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    Grace — October 15, 2009 @ 11:46 am

    I would love to try the Run bar!

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    Carrie H — October 15, 2009 @ 11:49 am

    dark chocolate peanut butter all the way, baby! thanks for the giveaway.

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    Becky — October 15, 2009 @ 11:50 am

    I would love to try the Run Glo Bar. My fiance and I are always looking for some energy boosters before a workout.

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    Katie — October 15, 2009 @ 11:50 am

    Definitely Revive!!

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    natasha — October 15, 2009 @ 11:50 am

    I would love to try Run (Pre-workout w/ energizing raw maca) sounds like it would be perfcect to fuel my skating practice! :)

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    Ellie — October 15, 2009 @ 11:56 am

    Those rolls look super yummy!! So do those bars, I’ve been dying to try them. Thanks for the recipe!

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    ashley — October 15, 2009 @ 11:56 am

    anything chocolate will do!

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    Michelle — October 15, 2009 @ 11:57 am

    I’ve had my eye on both the classic glo bar and the revive bar. You can never go wrong with chocolate and peanut butter!

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    Catherine — October 15, 2009 @ 11:58 am

    The revive bars sounds amazing!

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    SnowKat — October 15, 2009 @ 12:00 pm

    I’ve been eyeing the Chi bars for a long time now. I’ve never had chia seeds before, but I know how good they are for me and can’t wait until the Chi bars are avail again. Perfect for post work out fuel on the glo ;)

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    Linda — October 15, 2009 @ 12:01 pm

    I would love to try the Revive bar – I love chocolate and peanut butter together!!

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    Kristen (Friends With Salad) — October 15, 2009 @ 12:02 pm

    yay glo bars!
    like most have been saying, the revive (dark chocolate + peanut butter) would obviously be amaaaazing!

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    katie — October 15, 2009 @ 12:02 pm

    i’d love to try the awake bar – maybe that could help me cut down on my morning cup of coffee a bit ;)

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    Debbra — October 15, 2009 @ 12:05 pm

    I want to try the chocolate peppermint one!

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    jamie — October 15, 2009 @ 12:06 pm

    mmm im definitely another chocolate and peanut butter fan. but i really want to try the run bars! im still looking for the perfect preworkout snack

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    Holly — October 15, 2009 @ 12:07 pm

    Definitely the Dark Choc. + PB bar – my two faves!!

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    Jessie (Vegan-minded) — October 15, 2009 @ 12:10 pm

    Although they all sound delicious, I would like to try the Revive flavor that most. I just love the combination of peanut butter and chocolate!

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    Kristie Lynn — October 15, 2009 @ 12:12 pm

    Dark Chocolate PB baby! How could I ever pass that up? :-P

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    Katie W — October 15, 2009 @ 12:13 pm

    i really want to try endure!

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    Stacie — October 15, 2009 @ 12:18 pm

    Cranberry Apricot sounds great!

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    ravenastoria — October 15, 2009 @ 12:18 pm

    i would LOVE to try the AWAKE Dark Roast Coffee. i need all the help in the morning as i can get! :)

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    Annie — October 15, 2009 @ 12:20 pm

    I’m dying to get my hands on some of the Heaven – for obvious reasons! Chocolate brownie bomb sounds good to me! ;)

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    kaybug — October 15, 2009 @ 12:24 pm

    Those rolls are why I make drool puddles at night, LOL!

    Hmm. Renew or Revive are right up my alley. They sound so yummy and exactly what my body needs!

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    Jaclyn — October 15, 2009 @ 12:27 pm

    I’d love to try the Revive Glo Bar…chocolate and peanut butter is one of my favourite combinations in the world!

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    Barbara — October 15, 2009 @ 12:30 pm

    Yep, I’m a Michigander. Tranplanted, but raised and born there. And I’m also an American Spoon fanatic. I remember when they first opened in Petoskey- (the store is still there) and when you were a couple blocks away (if the wind was right) you could smell the delicious fragrances wafting out of that storefront! I still order tons of things- my favorite is their rhubarb marmalade.
    Your bread looks perfect for their honey! I love grain breads.

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    Lesley — October 15, 2009 @ 12:30 pm

    I can’t wait to try the Classic Glo bar! Looks amazing!!

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    jesstyler — October 15, 2009 @ 12:31 pm

    I’d love to try the pre-run w/ maca … I’m so intrigued by maca :)

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    CATIEDIDIT — October 15, 2009 @ 12:41 pm

    The chocolate peppy mint sounds delish!

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