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Low Carb Bread Recipe

Updated on February 6, 2016

Low Carb Muffin

Delicious low carb muffin.  It tastes similar to  whole grain bread!
Delicious low carb muffin. It tastes similar to whole grain bread! | Source

Low Carb Diet

"Low carb" is not just a diet, it is a lifestyle. Low carb diet means less carbohydrates and more fat. This diet is most similar to the original human diet before the arrival of the industrial refined foods, and just as such, provides optimal conditions for good health and normal body weight. Low Carb Diet has other names such as Paleo or Primal, and actually represents an entire movement which has achieved last decade a great popularity and spread to the western countries. The basis of this diet is the real authentic foods like fish, meat, eggs, plenty of different vegetables and healthy natural fats. You can eat full-fat dairy products, nuts and fruit. One should avoid foods high in sugar and starch, such as bread, pasta, various pastries and refined vegetable oils and margarines. It is best to use foods closest to its original form, preferably from organic or homegrown, and avoid the industrial products that are nutritionally poor and contain many artificial additives and harmful chemicals. Only if you use the right food in its original form, you will be healthy, strong, resistant and slim.

The main problem with Low carb diet is that you should not eat bread. For those who cannot imagine life without bread and without sandwiches, here's a great flourless bread recipe.

Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 30 min
Ready in: 40 min
Yields: Serves six people

Ingredients

  • 7 oz flaxseeds, finely grounded
  • 2 oz sesame seeds, finely grounded
  • 2 oz hazelnuts, finely grounded
  • 2 oz almond, finely grounded
  • 2 oz coconut flour
  • 2 oz oat bran, gluten free
  • 2 oz butter, melted
  • 3.5 oz sour cream
  • 9 oz cottage cheese
  • 6 pcs eggs
  • 1/2 cup sparkling water
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 3 tsp cumin seeds, whole
  • 1/2 tsp ginger, powder
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom, powder

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Prepare muffin pan.
  2. Mix all dry ingredients together (grind flax, sesame, hazelnuts, almonds, coconut or use, if you have flax and coconut meal instead)
  3. Add wet ingredients, melted butter, eggs, sour cream, cheese and sparkling water. Combine well and stir untill moist.
  4. Spray a mini muffin tin with non-stick spray.
  5. Pour the mixture into each mini muffin cup.
  6. Bake for about 25-30 minutes, until it springs back when you touch them (or until toothpick comes out clean).
  7. Remove from the oven. Let cool 5-10 minutes, then remove gently from the pan.

Step by Step

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All ingredients are easy to find.Mix grounded flax, hazelnut, almond, sesame seeds, coconut flour and oat bran.Add some baking powder, ginger powder and cardamom.Cumin seeds provide a special flavor.Add 1 teaspoon of salt or up to taste.Pour sour cream.Add cottage cheese or your favorite cheese.Combine with melted butter.And finally add 6 eggs.Combine well. Add some sparkling untill moist.Coat the pan with oil.Scoop 2 tablespoons of prepared mixture into each mini muffin cup.Leave for 2-3 minutes.Remove from the oven and let cool 5-10 minutes.Muffin is ready to be served.Moist muffin.Tastes better than it looksEnjoy!
All ingredients are easy to find.
All ingredients are easy to find. | Source
Mix grounded flax, hazelnut, almond, sesame seeds, coconut flour and oat bran.
Mix grounded flax, hazelnut, almond, sesame seeds, coconut flour and oat bran. | Source
Add some baking powder, ginger powder and cardamom.
Add some baking powder, ginger powder and cardamom. | Source
Cumin seeds provide a special flavor.
Cumin seeds provide a special flavor. | Source
Add 1 teaspoon of salt or up to taste.
Add 1 teaspoon of salt or up to taste. | Source
Pour sour cream.
Pour sour cream. | Source
Add cottage cheese or your favorite cheese.
Add cottage cheese or your favorite cheese. | Source
Combine with melted butter.
Combine with melted butter. | Source
And finally add 6 eggs.
And finally add 6 eggs. | Source
Combine well. Add some sparkling untill moist.
Combine well. Add some sparkling untill moist. | Source
Coat the pan with oil.
Coat the pan with oil. | Source
Scoop 2 tablespoons of prepared mixture into each mini muffin cup.
Scoop 2 tablespoons of prepared mixture into each mini muffin cup. | Source
Leave for 2-3 minutes.
Leave for 2-3 minutes. | Source
Remove from the oven and let cool 5-10 minutes.
Remove from the oven and let cool 5-10 minutes. | Source
Muffin is ready to be served.
Muffin is ready to be served. | Source
Moist muffin.
Moist muffin. | Source
Tastes better than it looks
Tastes better than it looks | Source
Enjoy!
Enjoy! | Source

Low Carb Muffins - Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 100 gr. / 1 Muffin
Calories 290
Calories from Fat207
% Daily Value *
Fat 23 g35%
Saturated fat 7 g35%
Carbohydrates 15 g5%
Sugar 2 g
Fiber 9 g36%
Protein 13 g26%
Cholesterol 127 mg42%
Sodium 320 mg13%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

Tips

  • I recommend using unground flax (linseed) rather than ground flax meal. Grinding flax seeds just before cooking improves the taste, plus it’s much easier to store whole seeds.
  • Sparkling mineral water adds moisture to the mix and make the texture a bit lighter.
  • Using loaf tin instead muffin pan is a good idea.
  • You can use some Italian herbs and a bit of parmesan cheese too or try to find your ideal combination.
  • As an alternative, try to put some thinly sliced cheddar cheese on top.

Nutrition Facts

When you follow the Low Carb Diet, you actually count Net Carbs, which means the total carbohydrate content of the food minus the fiber content. The Net Carb number reflects the grams of carbohydrate that significantly impact your blood sugar level.

Practically, here you have 15 grams total carbohydrates, minus 9 from fiber, that means, one muffin contains 6 grams of net carbs.


Fibre is very important for your healthy digestion. It is very difficult to get enough of it on a low-carb diet, when you cut out the grains.


This bread (muffin) recipe includes ingredients high in fiber, to help ensure you get enough.

Please rate my favorite Low Carb Bread

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      Dianna Mendez 3 years ago

      Looks like this recipe is one I would truly enjoy. THanks for the healthy look at low card bread ideas.

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      Nikolic Predrag 3 years ago from Serbia, Belgrade

      Thanks for taking the time to read it and sharing. I'm so glad you liked it!

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      Mona Sabalones Gonzalez 3 years ago from Philippines

      As a certified bread lover, this sounds really yummy and it's something I'd like to bake. Will be adding this to my pinterest page.

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      Nikolic Predrag 3 years ago from Serbia, Belgrade

      @MsDora Thank you MsDora for the nice comment. Investment in health is the best investment. Your comments inspire me to write further and better.

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      Dora Weithers 3 years ago from The Caribbean

      Such healthy ingredients--and gluten free too. Thanks for the recipe and you counsel on healthy eating.

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      Nikolic Predrag 3 years ago from Serbia, Belgrade

      @DDE Thank you Devika for the comment. This is really very good combination of ingredients and very, very healthy. The texture is not exactly the same as bread, it's a bit like a cross between brown bread and a moist cake.

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      Nikolic Predrag 3 years ago from Serbia, Belgrade

      @Vvitta The flavour is quite nutty and I now far prefer it to normal bread, especially as it leaves you feeling much lighter and without the "oooff" heavy feeling of wheat. Thank you for the comment.

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      Nikolic Predrag 3 years ago from Serbia, Belgrade

      @travmaj Thank you for the nice comment. This is great tasting low carb bread that is full of fiber and gluten free too.

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      Nikolic Predrag 3 years ago from Serbia, Belgrade

      @FlourishAnyway Main ingredient, flax seed provides 3 incredible benefits. First, flax is a great source of fiber. Second, flax is a plant source of omega-3. Third, flax contains lignans, which reduce the risk of breast cancer in women and prostate cancer in men. Other ingredients are very healthy too. Thank you for your kind comment Flourish.

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      Devika Primić 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      A great combination of ingredients and the photo tops the presentation. The muffins sounds a lovely treat.

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      Kalai 3 years ago from Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

      great advice and recipe. just wondering thought how it would taste. Bet is is delicious.

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      travmaj 3 years ago from australia

      What an interesting recipe, I'm impressed by the ingredients. And they look delicious. Thanks for this.

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      FlourishAnyway 3 years ago from USA

      I didn't think it was possible to make muffins without flour, but you did it! Impressive.

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      Nikolic Predrag 3 years ago from Serbia, Belgrade

      Thank you for your kind comment. Those muffins are very tasty, healthy and very easy to prepare. Right thing for people on Low Carb, Atkins or similar diets.

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      Nadine May 3 years ago from Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

      Thank you for this great recipe, just what i needed. Great hub and inspiring for someone who never does any baking.

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      Nikolic Predrag 3 years ago from Serbia, Belgrade

      Pedja Nikolic Thanks for stopping by and kind comment.

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      Nikolic Predrag 3 years ago from Serbia, Belgrade

      @always exploring Thank you Ruby for the nice comment.

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      Ruby Jean Richert 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Looks really good. Thanks o sharing...

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      Darko Milenkovic 3 years ago from Novi Sad

      Even though I'm not on a Low Carb diet, I'll try this great recipe. Thanks for sharing. Voted up!

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