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By: Lauren McRae
Whether you’re gluten-free, on a low-carb/Keto-friendly diet or you’re simply cutting out grains, let’s face it, sometimes you smell a hot, fresh piece of bread and you miss it. We have some good news though — if you’re on any of these diets you don’t have to cut out bread completely.
That’s because there’s a low-carb, wonder bread that will give you the satisfaction of eating bread, minus the carbs. Made up almost entirely of protein, it is light and fluffy, but sturdy enough to be used for a sandwich or toast. And it only has 47 calories per slice.
Make these sandwich-sized rounds at the beginning of the week, put them in a bag and then use them throughout the week whenever you need them. Some cloud recipes involve ingredients that call for cream cheese. This version includes Greek yogurt, which contains more protein and is a healthier swap for cream cheese. These rounds will come out crisp, fluffy and have a cloud-like interior when torn apart. When you store them overnight, they become soft and chewy.
To add a little more flavor to your cloud bread, opt for a pinch of salt, include crushed herbs or sweeten the batter with a little honey. Check out the recipe below suggested by Vanessa Lennie, MS, RDN, LDN, Oncology Nutrition:
Ingredients (for 3 servings, 2 pieces each):
Nutrition information (per two pieces):
Calories: 94Total Fat: 6 gSaturated Fat: 2 gCholesterol: 184 mgSodium: 167 mgTotal Carbohydrates: 2 gProtein: 9 g
Recipe adapted from Openfit.