Gluten-free Bread Recipes: Flourless Flaxseed

There are many different gluten-free bread options on the market these days but many of them lack nutritional value. This flourless flaxseed bread recipe if high in all the super nutrients that flaxseeds offer such as protein, cancer-fighting lignans, vitamins and minerals and a perfect carb to fiber ratio of 1:1. You don’t get the Omega 3 once it’s cooked but you you can always add some pasture-raised cultured butter or pumpkin seed butter once it’s out of the oven - or put a little hummus and a sardine! This gluten-free bread recipe for flourless flaxseed bread is so delicious and takes only minutes to prepare. See the variations for making it savory or sweet.

Prepare: 10 Minutes

Cook: 30 Minutes

Number of Servings: 15

Ingredients

  • 2 cups organic Flax Seed meal or ground flax seed

  • 1 Tablespoon aluminum-free baking powder

  • 1 Teaspoon salt

  • 1-2 Tablespoon of coconut sugar or raw honey

  • 5 pastured eggs beaten (can use 

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 1/3 cup unsweetened apple sauce (Can use same amount of coconut oil or ghee instead)

Check out the awesome egg swaps from http://www.sheknows.com/food-and-recipes/articles/955371/baking-without-eggs

Flavor Suggestions:

  • Make it savory with 1/2 teaspoon of cumin or dill seeds (lightly toast stove top or in toaster oven)

  • Add a big pinch of cinnamon, ginger and drop of vanilla to it for a little sweeter palate. With the apple sauce instead of the oil, it’s a detox-friendly coffee cake.

Directions

• Preheat oven 350F

  • Choose a 8×5 loaf bread pan

  • Mix all dry ingredients

  • Mix all the wet ingredients, make sure the egg white egg mixed in

  • • Mix the wet and dry and let it set 2 or 3 minutes

  • Pour batter onto pan

  • Bake for 30 minutes or until knife show no much batter in it

  • Cool and cut loaf in 15 slices

    Serving Size: 1 slice Servings per recipe: 15

    Nutrition Facts Amount Per Serving

  • Calories: 130.3

  • Total Fat: 11.3 g

  • Cholesterol: 61.7 mg - the better quality your egg, the healthier the plate

  • Sodium: 276.1 mg

  • Total Carbs: 4.9 g

  • Dietary Fiber: 4.3 g

  • Protein: 5.3 g

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