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Flax Bread

on May 14, 2017

Sometimes I want toast, a substrate for smoked salmon, or other good foods. After trying many faux bread recipes, I found one that suits my hanker for a decent toast substitute, and it freezes well.  I don’t need to have this very often, but when the lox & bagel urge arises, I know I can use this bread to replace the unhealthy bagel, and truly enjoy the gustatory beauty that is smoked salmon, cream cheese, onion, & capers on a healthy slice of toasted flax bread.

My favorite breakfast is a slice of this bread toasted topped with butter, a couple thin slices of tomato, and a sprinkle of salt.  Enjoy!

Flax Bread   (adapted from Elana’s Pantry recipe)


2 cups golden or brown flax meal

1 tsp baking soda

½ teaspoon cream of tartar

1 tsp salt

5  large eggs

½ cup water

⅓ cup coconut or any good oil


In a large bowl combine flax meal, baking soda, cream of tartar, and salt

In a smaller bowl, mix together eggs, water, and olive oil

Stir wet ingredients into dry, mixing well

Allow batter to stand 2-3 minutes to thicken

Pour batter into a greased standard loaf pan (line bottom with parchment paper)

Bake at 350°F for 30 minutes or until a knife comes out clean

Cool on a rack for 30 minutes before slicing

Wrap in paper towel, keep in plastic bag in the fridge. Or, slice, & freeze 1-2 slices in sandwich bags; wrapped in paper towel or wax paper to easily separate.

For toast, use lower temp and toast longer to keep from burning the edges.

Makes 15 slices


Serving Size: 1 slices

Calories 132

Calories from Fat 107.6

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 11.96

Saturated Fat 1.22g

Cholesterol 62mg

Sodium 143.85mg

Total Carbohydrate 3.32g

Dietary Fiber 2.13g

Sugars 0.06g

Protein 5.29g



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