Back to 30 Recipes: Low Carb Coconut Bread
By Hannah Jones on February 15, 2017
While fruits and vegetables are great, let's be honest, who doesn’t love carbs? Pasta, potatoes, cookies, and popcorn are all a part of life’s delightful yet guilty pleasures. But what’s the crème de la crème of carbs, the cream of the crop? (pardon the food puns).
Of course…it’s bread.
To any carb lover, bread is the holy grail of foods. Sweet or savory, crunchy or soft, it’s the origin of all the best dishes, desserts, and snacks.
We want to be healthy and eat right, but how can we sacrifice our beloved dough?
Is there a way to have our cake and eat it too? (just can’t stop with the puns).
Back to 30 thinks you can, and we want to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle without giving up your favorite things.
This brings us to our latest Back to 30 recipe: Low Carb Coconut Bread
Coconut bread has become a popular healthy alternative to its bagel, croissant, and white bread counterparts. Celebrities love it and for good reason. It lives up to the hype!
Being high in fiber and low in carbohydrates, this less than 10 ingredient recipe is a guilt-free option for your all your bread cravings.
Whether served loaf style for sandwich slices or as a bagel alternative with different creams and spreads, this low carb coconut bread is perfect for any meal. Plus, it’s simple and easy to make! Who doesn’t love simple and easy!
• 1 tbsp coconut flour
• 1 tbsp almond milk
• 1/2 tbsp melted butter (not hot)
• pinch of salt
• 1 egg
• 1/4 tsp baking powder
• 1/8 tsp apple cider vinegar
*Need a ramekin, tart pan, or muffin top pan to bake in
**To store in freezer, slice in half & place in a Ziploc with a paper towel between the slices.
1: Place the coconut flour, almond milk, butter, salt, and egg in a bowl and whisk together for 1 minute.
2: Then in a separate bowl, mix the baking powder and apple cider vinegar together. After mixing, add it to the coconut flour mixture.
3: OPTIONAL: Add any specialty seasonings desired. (For instance, the image on the front is a deviation from the standard recipe with added rosemary, garlic, and curry.)
4: Bake at 325º for 18-20 minutes or until at desired consistency.
Alternative: Place in microwave safe dish / ramekin and cook on high in microwave for 1 minute.
Did we mention how versatile this bread is? Listed below are just a few yummy variations you can use to switch up your coconut bread flavors:
- Add 1 tsp for every 3 servings & 1 packet of Stevia per serving
- Serve with 1 tbsp of cream cheese, 1tsp of coconut oil, or 1 tsp of butter
- Add 1 tsp of cinnamon for every 3 servings & 1 packet of Stevia per serving
- Serve with 1 tbsp of cream cheese or 1 tbsp of nut butter (almond or peanut)
Parmesan Garlic Pepper:
- Add 1 tsp of parmesan cheese for each serving as well as pepper and garlic (fresh or powder) to taste
- Serve with 1 tsp of butter, 1 tbsp of cream cheese, or use as sandwich bread
Tomato Basil Garlic:
- Add chopped tomato (minus seeds which gives too much moisture), chopped or dried basil, and garlic to taste
- Add butter, cream cheese, or use as sandwich bread
Try it out for yourself, and let us know what you think! For more healthy, delicious recipes and assistance in your weight loss journey, we offer a fully comprehensive Weight Loss Program. Learn more about it here.
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