This is my version of an easy Paleo nut and Chia seed bread. It toasts really nicely too. I store mine in the freezer and just have once in a while as a treat. It goes really nice with your favourite nut butter or try smashed Avocado, poached eggs and Tomato.
Activating your own nuts and seeds is simple. Just soak in filtered water and some salt for 6-10 hours. (sunflower seeds only need about 4 hours)... Rinse and then you're done. Activating nuts releases the Phytic acid found in nuts and seeds, which can wreak havoc on your digestive system causing inflammation, bloating (ever felt bloated after having too many nuts this is probably the Phytic acid in them)... Activating them also releases the good nutrients in them too.
6 tbs sunflower seeds (activated if possible)
2 tbs Chia seeds
2 1/3 Cup chopped Almonds (activated if possible)
1 tsp bicarbonate of Soda
1/2 tsp salt
2 tbs Psyllium Husk
1 tbs honey (optional)
Sesame Seeds to sprinkle on top.
- Preheat oven 180c.
- Mix all ingredients together in a bowl. (Save aside some chopped almonds for the top of the loaf)Pour batter into a loaf tin. Sprinkle with remaining chopped almonds and sesame seeds.
- Bake for 20-30 minutes, or until an inserted skewer comes out clean and bread is nice and brown. Bread will feel quite solid and dense when cooked.
- Allow to cool in tin before turning out. Slice and serve as is or toast it in toaster. Top with your favourite topping, mine is avocado and poached eggs. Mmmmmmmm.
Store in fridge for up to 1 week, or 3 months in freezer.