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Gluten-Free Chia Bread

The super hearty & delicious Gluten-Free Chia Bread will be your new favorite breakfast or snack! It is loaded with nutrition and totally scrumptious. It's vegan, grain-free, egg-free, dairy-free and sugar-free. Perfect to top with some sliced avocado or nut butter.

Course Breakfast, Snack
Keyword Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, Vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Rest Time 1 day
Servings 12 slices
Calories 154 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cup uncooked quinoa + enough water to cover it
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds  + 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 6 drops liquid stevia extract (optional)

Instructions

  1. Soak quinoa in cold water. Leave in the fridge overnight.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, add 1/2 cup of water to chia seeds and stir a few times. Place in fridge overnight.
  3. The next day, rinse quinoa thoroughly and drain.
  4. Preheat oven to 325F and line loaf pan with parchment paper.
  5. Combine all ingredients in blender or food processor. Process until mixture is batter-like, and not many whole quinoa seeds are left.
  6. Pour batter into loaf pan and bake for 1.5 hours or until it passes the toothpick test.
  7. Let cool completely before serving.

Recipe Notes

Note: This bread can be stored in the fridge for one week. Adapted from The Healthy Chef.