Slideshow: 8 Ways to Bake With Whole Wheat Flour

Blueberry Cereal Bars
Blueberry Cereal Bars

Why buy cereal bars when you can make a customized (and preservative free) version at home? We make our own filling out of dried fruit, but a thick fruit spread such as fig is a workable substitute.

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[Photograph: Molly Sheridan]

Peach Bran Muffins
Peach Bran Muffins

Buttermilk and applesauce give these muffins a moist crumb and a mix of bran and whole wheat flours give them a nutty flavor. If peaches aren't in season, try diced pear or frozen blueberries.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

No Knead Whole Wheat Buns With Honey Butter
No Knead Whole Wheat Buns With Honey Butter

These whole wheat buns are simple to make (and a good first recipe if you've never made yeasted bread before.) We like them paired with a sweet honey butter. Add a sprinkle of flour de sel if you like your breakfast salty-sweet.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Chocolate Covered Digestive Cookies
Chocolate Covered Digestive Cookies

Taking a cue from the popular English biscuit brand McVities, these not-too-sweet whole wheat digestive biscuits are covered on one side by dark chocolate.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Whole Wheat Carrot Cake Muffins
Whole Wheat Carrot Cake Muffins

This recipe yields moist little muffins full of carrot and distinctly scented with honey and spices.

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[Photograph: Robyn Lee]

Granola Bars
Granola Bars

Want a warm, sweet, 175-calorie snack halfway between a granola bar and an oatmeal cookie? Here's the recipe.

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[Photograph: Kristen Swensson Sturt]