Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Very low carb bread

I have very recently caught onto the trend of using almond flour, and there's no going back! It makes such a good substitute for so many grain-y things; flour, breadcrumbs and even oats... It's so versatile I've been buying a bag a week for the last few weeks.

My favourite use for it by far, though has to be in this amazing low carb bread. I call the bread amazing for several reasons; it is very low carb, it's absolutely delicious and also it requires no kneading so it is so quick and easy to make-if you do it right you only need to dirty two dishes while making it!

Even better than that, it's packed with flaxseeds/linseeds which are so so good for you, and it has less than 2g of carbs per slice (when the loaf is cut into 20 slices- which is can be easily).

You will need (makes one medium/large sized loaf):
  • 8 eggs 
  • 2 cups ground linseeds/flaxseeds- you can buy these in the supermarket already ground- sometimes called flax meal
  • 1 cup ground almonds- also sometimes called almond meal
  • 1/2 cup of water 
  • A small pinch of baking powder
Then to make it:
  • Beat the eggs with the water in a large bowl
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the bowl and beat together well- you can also do this all in a food processor; just make sure you add the eggs and water first, mix them then add everything else and mix again until it's all completely combined 
  • Pour into a baking tin- I lined mine with greaseproof paper first- and bake at 200 degrees C/400 degrees F for 20 minutes 
  • Remove from the oven and enjoy hot, with thick lashings of butter!

I hope you love it- sure you will! It keeps really well in the fridge and toasts really well. I enjoy mine with creamy avocado, pink Himalayan salt and chilli flakes nearly every morning- yum!



  1. This looks delicious! I'm definitely going to try to make this at some point in the future (hopefully some time this weekend). Thanks for sharing.

  2. Thanks so much! It really is good, think you'll love it! x

  3. This looks great , I am definitely going to try it , thanks xx

    1. Thanks so much- hope you like it, it's really nice! xx

  4. This sounds good, I am cutting all carbs out until new year so might have to try it- never made bread before though! Bit scared! :)


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