Soft White Winter Wheat

Overview (Has Gluten)

Richer in complex carbohydrates than hard white winter wheat flour, soft white winter wheat is used to bake with a variety of goods.

In the United States, winter white wheat is planted in the fall and harvested in late spring or early summer. Soft wheat winter wheat flours tend to have the least gluten of all whole wheat flours, though no wheat flour is suitable for someone with celiac disease. Winter wheat is often higher in minerals than its spring counterpart. Winter wheat is also significantly more common, comprising somewhere around 75% of America’s annual harvest.

Soft white winter wheat berries make an excellent addition to any home flour miller’s arsenal. Assuming they are stored in a cool dry location (50 degrees Fahrenheit) they can last up to 20 years (the warmer the temperature, the shorter the shelf life). Consider using an airtight bucket for storage.

Explore & Learn


Nutrition information, recipes, and more.

American Made

The Royal Lee Mill

The Royal Lee Mil


Soft white winter wheat has high levels of protein and 50% of your daily value of Iron per 1 cup serving. High in fiber and other important minerals such as Phosphorus and Manganese, this type of wheat is excellent for use in bread and other baked goods. This type of wheat is also low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium levels.

Note: Weight of a cup (or partial cup) of flour varies depending upon whether it is lightly sprinkled into a measuring cup or compacted. Most recipe measurements are based on sifted flour as a way to arrive at more uniform measurement.

Gluten Content & Allergen Information

This product consists of both wheat and gluten. If you typically have an allergic reaction to wheat, or Celiac disease, you should avoid this particular kind of flour. People who are gluten sensitive should also be careful when eating or using a new flour. Allergic reactions can range from minor uncomfortableness to serious immune system problems. Anyone with an allergy to peanuts (or other nuts) needs to inspect each package to make sure they were not packaged in a facility where allergy-causing nuts were present.

Nutrition Facts
1 servings per container
Serving size 1 Cup

Amount per serving
Calories 571
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 3mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 127g 43%
Dietary Fiber 21g 70%
Total Sugars 1g
Includes g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 18g

Vitamin D mcg 0%
Calcium 57mg 5%
Iron 9mg 50%
Potassium mg 0%

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Diet Compatibility

Paleo Diet

The Paleo Diet seeks to emulate the hunter-gatherer diet of our stone-age ancestors. The emphasis is on wild plants and meats similar to what ancient man would have consumed. As such, dairy products, refined sugar and processed oils are off limits. While many Paleo Diet followers also avoid grains, there is ample archaeological evidence to show that grains were part of Paleolithic era man’s diet.

Compatibility with Soft White Winter Wheat Flour:
Not Compatible

Mediterranean Diet

This diet seeks to emulate the diets of those living along the Mediterranean coast, with an emphasis on fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood/fish at least twice a week, limited servings of poultry, and only occasional sweets and red meat.

Compatibility with Soft White Winter Wheat Flour:

Gluten-Free Diet

As the name suggests, the gluten-free diet eliminates all foods with gluten. Although most of those on a gluten-free diet are on it out of necessity—either due to severe wheat allergies or Celiac disease—many have embraced a gluten-free diet as being healthier.

Compatibility with Soft White Winter Wheat Flour:
Not Compatible

Macrobiotic Diet

Although there are many versions of macrobiotic diets, the common thread is that they emphasize natural, whole foods, grown locally and organically. Whole grains, vegetables, legumes, fruits, seeds and nuts, and occasional seafood are all integral to the diet. Red meats, dairy, poultry, eggs and processed foods are off the menu.

Compatibility with Soft White Winter Wheat Flour:

Acid Alkaline Diet

This diet aims to restore the slightly alkaline state of the body, which is believed to be ideal. By focusing on a diet high in vegetables, fruits, sprouted grains, lentils, almonds and soy products, the goal is to have a balance of 80% alkalizing foods and 20% acid forming foods.

Compatibility with Soft White Winter Wheat Flour:
Compatible – Soft White Winter Wheat Flour is considered to be highly acidic

Low-Carb Diet

As the name suggests, this diet focuses on reducing carbohydrates in the diet to lose weight. The theory is that by staying away from high-carb foods like pasta and bread and eating low carb, high fiber vegetables and fruits instead, your body will go into ketosis and you will lose weight. This diet is sometimes referred to as a ketogenic diet.

Compatibility with Soft White Winter Wheat Flour:
Barely Compatible or Compatible in Extremely Limited Quantities

Atkins Diet

The Atkins Diet is a historically popular low carb diet, instructing dieters not to worry about their calories but to monitor and minimize their intake of sugar and carbohydrates. According to Dr. Atkins, depriving the body of its primary energy sources causes the body to burn fat.

Compatibility with Soft White Winter Wheat Flour:
Barely Compatible or Compatible in Extremely Limited Quantities

“We love the mill! We use it every day for things from bread, to pastry and it is phenomenal. The biggest selling point for me was the fineness since that would mean we can really do some great pastry with it in addition to bread. It definitely has been great!"


Pin It on Pinterest

Share This