I made this bread today Either I changed (probably I did, I dislike the subtle taste of gluten less than previously) or some tiny difference is important as I did something very similar before and I liked the texture but the taste was very bland. This one isn’t particularly tasty either but I don’t miss much, a tiny bit of walnut will help, I love walnuts.
It was nice, fluffy with a somewhat crunchy crust (that part is tough, even my normal bread doesn’t have a proper crust but my SO loves it just fine. but it’s important for me).
Rising in the moist microwave made no difference to my bread. And I can reshape it before baking, it still becomes just as fluffy! So the dough itself is the key, I can’t easily ruin it afterwards.
I had no xanthan gum so I substituted it with chia seed and water.
My bread was way smaller (half amount in 4 pieces) so it wasn’t that impressive but it was pretty enough.
Keto is eating in a way to be in ketosis, it’s (mostly) your choice how to do it. It can be done unwell but even healthy, ideal keto isn’t the same for everyone (or at different times of the journey). There are different circumstances, desires, hardships. Someone can do only meat + salad from the beginning and it’s just perfect? Good for them but let me skip both if I want and eat my own nutritious food including items bad for many people but okay for my own individual body. It’s natural we need different things, even physically.
I personally love baking bread (real bread, with yeast), little work and joy and beauty! I can do this without eating bread but it’s not always easy like that (despite I don’t like the normal bread I make) and I do like bread for certain things now. I lived without bread for many years but it’s nice to have some now, maybe just for a little while. Whatever. It’s our prerogative to change our diets as we see fit. Or let it change, it’s not always a conscious choice.