Mothers, keep the children from eating meat; and let them eat vegetables that are fully matured, not unripe, and bread that is well baked, not soft. Do not put your loaf into the oven with a fire hot enough to burn it before it is baked through, but with a slow heat, and let it remain until it is perfectly baked; and I would prefer, for my own eating, each and every loaf to be not thicker than my two hands – you tell how thick they are – and I would want the crust as thick as my hand. 
All grain is … to be the staff of life, not only for man, but for the beasts of the field, and the fowls of heaven, and all wild animals that creep on the earth; And these hath God made for the use of man only in times of famine and excess hunger.
All grain is good for the food of man, as also the fruit of the vine; that which yeildeth fruit, whether in the ground or above the ground;
- ↑ Brigham Young, Journal of Discourses, Vol. 19, p. 68 – p. 69, Brigham Young, July 19, 1877