BIONA ORGANIC RYE BREADS Wholegrain variety and goodness for every day of the week

1st Mar 2011

Apart from making a delicious and welcome change to wheat breads, the best rye breads offer the nutritional benefits of wholegrain cereal; a source of high quality fibre and carbohydrates.

Seven different organic rye breads from Biona Organic, made in a traditional German bakery using artisan methods, means you can enjoy a tasty and wholesome wheat-free bread packed with wholegrain goodness and health-giving seeds every day of the week.

Monday – Wholegrain Rye Bread   
Start the week with a plain but delicious organic rye bread.  Light and soft in texture compared to other rye breads on the market.  Breakfast suggestion: Add a smear of butter or your favourite spread and some tangy marmalade.

Tuesday - Wholegrain Omega 3 Golden Linseed Bread 
This rye bread studded with linseeds, from the flax plant, is an enjoyable way of giving your body Omega 3 essential fatty acids, which we need to add through diet.  Mid-morning snack:  Team a slice with a cool and creamy cheese spread.

Wednesday – Wholegrain Rye Sunflower Seed Bread       

Let the sunshine into your life with the goodness of sunflower seeds, which contain linoleic acid, Vitamin E, B vitamins, and minerals. Rich in cholesterol-lowering phytosterols, they are also an excellent source of dietary fibre.  Lunch break: Use to scoop up avocado dip or some hummus.

Thursday - Wholegrain Rye Pumpkin Seed Bread
The pumpkin seeds in this rye bread are a rich source of minerals particularly magnesium, protein, mono-unsaturated fat and cholesterol-lowering phytosterols.  Post lunch slump: Pick yourself up with a slice spread with honey for a sustaining boost.

Friday - Wholegrain Rye Hemp Seed Bread
You could hardy start the weekend more healthily – hemp seeds are packed with an amazing amount of nutrients and a slice of this bread is an enjoyable way to absorb that goodness.
Teatime top up:  Spread with a nut butter or a fruit-rich, low sugar jam. 

Saturday - Wholegrain Rye Amaranth/Quinoa Bread
Amaranth and quinoa are ancient cereals grown by the Aztecs and the Incas and now prized for there healthy properties.  For example, amaranth has three times as much fibre and three times as much iron as wheat so you can savour the exotic flavour while doing your body some good.
Super supper starter:  Try teaming a slice with a tomato or green salsa, or spread of tzatziki. 

Sunday – Wholegrain Pumpernickel Bread
The dark rye bread, made with coarse rye, has deep brown colour and earthy aroma.  The great lunch munch:  Danish open sandwiches are popular.  Experiment with your choice of topping.  Layer up with extras such salad leaves, sliced cucumber, olives, gherkins, oranges, grapes and perhaps a dash of dressing or some Quark.

Wheat-free, yeast-free:  Compared to the wheat-based and yeast-heavy bread that many of us eat, rye bread is much less likely to kick off symptoms and conditions associated with food intolerance such as abdominal bloating and fatigue.   Biona Organics high quality Wholegrain Rye Bread won the Wheat Free category of the Free From Awards 2008.