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It can be challenging to find bread during these trying times, so why not make your own loaf? There is truly nothing like a warm loaf of bread straight out of the oven. Check out these 15 recipes for sourdough bread below!

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1. Easy Sourdough Bread

Easy Sourdough Bread
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Make a loaf of this Easy Sourdough Bread by Raymud Macaalay and enjoy your new favorite bread recipe! Soft, delicious, with that classic sourdough flavor – what could be better?

2. Five Seed Sourdough

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Once you’ve tried making your own bread, there truly is nothing better than the delicious warming aroma of a home-baked loaf wafting out of your oven. You’ll find this Five Seed Sourdough by Buffy-Ellen Gill can easily fit into your busy week too, with only an evening needed to prep (15 minutes), then a few days later, a short burst in the oven, and you’re done! It lasts beautifully in the cupboard for up to five days and equally slices perfectly (no crumbly bits) to be stored in the freezer. Although truth be told, it probably won’t last that long!

3. Rye Sourdough Bread

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This Rye Sourdough Bread by Leno Regushadze is very popular in Russia and all around Europe. European rye bread tends to be dense, sour, somewhat moist, and earthy in flavor. This delicious homemade bread is perfect for any time of day — have it for breakfast with avocado, use it to make your sandwiches, grab a slice as a snack, or serve it as a side with dinner. Once you take a bite of this bread, you’ll never want to go back to storebought!

4. Whole Wheat Sourdough Boule

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This Whole Wheat Sourdough Boule from Travis Piper is a real winner! This will likely be your new go-to bread for our daily breakfasts and sandwiches. It’s a fine blend of whole wheat flour and enough stretchy gluten strands to yield a light, relatively airy loaf.

5. Sourdough Pita Bread

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How do you make any bread better? Make it sourdough! Adding sourdough starter to the pita bread dough in this Sourdough Pita Bread from Travis Piper results in fresh, tasty flatbread that has that tangy sourdough taste. This pairs perfectly with falafel, or it can be used to make sourdough pita pizzas.

6. Sourdough Pretzels

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Pretzels may or may not make you thirsty, but the idea of a twisted, chubby, salty cloud of dough baked to golden perfection is enough to make just about anyone hungry. Try these Sourdough Pretzels by Vaishali Honawar!

7. Whole Wheat Sourdough Pizza Crust

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We all know that a good crust makes or breaks a pie. This Whole Wheat Sourdough Pizza Crust by Travis Piper will not disappoint because it tastes just like the sourdough bread we all know and love! Top it with whatever toppings you enjoy and dig in. It’s so worth it.

8. Roasted Garlic Sourdough Knots with Pecorino

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Nothing beats a freshly-baked loaf of homemade bread—especially in autumn. Once you’ve experienced the flavor of homemade sourdough knots, with that exceptionally crusty exterior and the genuinely chewy inside, you’ll never want to eat the store-bought kind again. It’s not difficult to make, and the few extra steps are well worth your time. These Roasted Garlic Sourdough Knots with Pecorino by Adam Merrin and Ryan Alvarez are a bit different than normal sourdough bread knots: only mildly sour, with a comforting bold flavor and a chewy, crusty texture comparable to the best bakery. Filled with an entire head of roasted garlic and fresh thyme, brushed with melted vegan butter, chopped parsley, and topped with vegan cheese, these homemade garlic knots are truly life-changing. Crispy, golden, buttery, and delicious on the outside, with a soft center, these beauties are ideal for the holidays and the perfect side for your Thanksgiving dinner—or any day of the year for that matter.

9. Avocado and Tofu Ricotta Sourdough Toast

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Take your avocado toast game to the next level with this creamy and delicious ultimate brunch masterpiece, this Avocado and Tofu Ricotta Sourdough Toast by Ally McLaughlin.

10. Sourdough Cinnamon Roll Deep Dish Apple Tart

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Apple cinnamon rolls in a tart – need we say more? This Sourdough Cinnamon Roll Deep Dish Apple Tart from Travis Piper is a decadent combination of two of the best desserts of all time. The recipe takes a little bit of time but the result is worth it.

11. Sourdough English Muffins

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These beautiful Sourdough English Muffins by Agnes Potier-Murphy are super easy and satisfying to make. They’re the kind of thing that gives you this feeling of accomplishment, of having made something really special. They’re completely vegan and as low-waste as possible. And best of all, no oven is required, which is a plus with the return of warmer temperatures.

12. Seeded Spelt and Kamut Sourdough

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Ancient grains add so much character to this Seeded Spelt and Kamut Sourdough from Angie Li. It’s good for both savory or sweet toppings or you can just eat this plain. The seeds, spelt, and Kamut give this bread some nutty flavors you’re going to love!

13. Sourdough Cinnamon Buns With Dates

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Want a healthier take on cinnamon buns? These Sourdough Cinnamon Buns With Dates from Lisa Andersson and Erik Huss are sweetened naturally with dates and are made from a hearty sourdough spelt four that gives them a rich, full flavor. When you bake these, your home will fill with the aroma of sweet dates, cardamom, and cinnamon. Yum!

14. Chocolatey Sourdough Pancakes

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You’ll love these Chocolatey Sourdough Pancakes by Nele Liivaid. Besides being low-glycemic, dairy-free, and egg-free, they are also light and fluffy and so easy to make.

15. Sourdough Pizza With Homemade ‘Pepperoni’

Sourdough Pizza With Homemade ‘Pepperoni’

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This Sourdough Pizza With Homemade ‘Pepperoni’ by Travis Piper is so flavorful and perfect for when you’re craving comfort food! If you have the time to plot out some next-level pizza production in your own kitchen, consider this atypical yet delicious pie! The crust is sourdough, which adds plenty of flavor to the dish. Top it with homemade vegan pepperoni and you have a winner of a dinner. This vegan sourdough pizza is a show-stopper!

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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammationheart healthmental wellbeingfitness goalsnutritional needsallergiesgut health, and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acnehormonal imbalancecancerprostate cancer and has many side effects.

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