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Flax Meal Bread Loaf (Low Carb and Gluten Free)

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A healthy low carb bread baked from ground flaxseed that is also high in fibre.  It’s an easy healthy recipe to enjoy sliced and toasted.

This is just an amazing bread…easy to make, low in carbs and gluten free!  As well as full of nutrients, it is tasty and great toasted.   Compared with the “traditional yeasty” bread, this is just a matter of mixing in a bowl, no dough kneading required!   Just so easy to make!  No waiting for it to rise malarky either!  Another great way to get flax into your daily diet too!


You could add herbs and other flavourings to this bread too!  Change it to your own tastes.  Alone, it tastes like a wholemeal bread (well to me anyway!).  Some olives and sun dried tomatoes would be yummy….but your choice…your bread!

flaxseed loaf

Flaxseed Loaf

A healthy low carb bread
5 from 1 vote
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Servings: 10 Slices
Calories: 228kcal
Author: Angela Coleby


  • 2 Cups Flaxseed ground
  • 5 Eggs
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 1/3 Cup Butter Melted, unsalted
  • 1 Tablespoon Baking powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt


  • Pre-heat the oven to 200C/400F degrees.
  • Grease a 1lb bread tin with butter and line the bottom with parchment paper.
  • Whisk the eggs until light and frothy.
  • Add the butter and water and mix well.
  • Add the flax and salt and mix well.
  • Put the mixture into the loaf tin and bake for 40-50 mins until firm.
  • Eat and enjoy!


Makes 10 Slices
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Serving: 1Slice | Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 16g | Fiber: 10g
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    August 7, 2018 at 1:20 pm

    Hi, just wondering if you could please list the macros, Protein, Carbs, Net Carbs and Fat and how many servings this would make. looks great btw.



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      Angela Coleby
      August 7, 2018 at 2:35 pm

      Hi Jess, I’ve updated the recipe with the recipe card so it now shows all of the macros, as well as being printer friendly!

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    September 30, 2014 at 10:06 pm

    Has anyone tried adding oat fiber to lower the carb counts if so how much did it change the consistency of the bread

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    April 20, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    Thanks for the recipe! I’ve made this a few times now and love it. I can’t eat dairy so I substitute coconut oil or olive oil. For a touch of savoury, I add a splash of tamari. Looking forward to trying a sweeter version it with cinnamon and raisins!

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      April 21, 2014 at 3:35 pm

      Thanks Maz. So glad you enjoy it! I like the idea of the coconut oil and will definitely try that!

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      December 31, 2016 at 5:04 pm

      Love this bread. I also make a sweet version and add pumpkin, bananas, zucchini or just stevia and spices

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        Angela Coleby
        January 1, 2017 at 11:44 am

        That’s a great idea!!

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    March 27, 2014 at 6:26 pm

    Approximate serving? happen to know what the breakdown is of things like carbs per serving or

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      April 1, 2014 at 11:34 am

      Hi Jessica, I would estimate about 3 net carbs per serving. Hope you enjoy it!

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    January 11, 2014 at 2:46 am

    I’ve been making this for a while now, it my go to bread for soup, but I couldn’t find the website I first found it. I just want to say thank you so much!

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    Sheila Stephenson
    February 17, 2013 at 9:36 pm

    Just came across this bread recipe—-it came out delish! I did add a few pinches of stevia powder and shook some cinnamon into it! it was a very faint taste of cinnamon so next time i’ll add more of both and maybe raisins! This recipe DOES seem very versatile! And so simple to whip up and bake, mine sliced beautifully, going to toast and eat with cream cheese/strawberries for breakfast! thank you!

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      February 18, 2013 at 8:00 pm

      Glad you liked it Sheila and just LOVE your ideas of cinnamon! Will have to try that out as it sounds delicious!!

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    October 2, 2012 at 4:44 am

    This is in the oven right now! Looking forward to trying it. BTW, loved you chicken/Thai red curry sauce skewers, too.

    Thanks for this wonderful blog!

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      October 2, 2012 at 9:49 am

      So glad you are enjoying the recipes!

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    Angie C
    May 14, 2012 at 8:42 pm

    Thanks for the likes and Reblogs Diva’s! So sweet of you all! xx

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    Becca's Kitchen
    May 14, 2012 at 6:25 pm

    Yum! Thanks for sharing! I love flax in just about anything. So glad I stumbled across your blog – love it! 🙂

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      Angie C
      May 14, 2012 at 8:40 pm

      Hi Becca! Thanks for stopping by! So glad you found my blog and dropped in! Am a lover of Flax too..!

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    May 14, 2012 at 8:00 am

    Reblogged this on Dare2beher's Blog and commented:
    A great and easy recipe for a healthy bread!

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      Angie C
      May 14, 2012 at 8:43 pm

      Thanks for the reblog! Hope you like this bread! x

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    May 14, 2012 at 7:25 am

    Great recipe..and seems fairly simple to put together…I would like experimenting with gluten free cooking…since I think I may be gluten intolerant….I have some gluten free rye flour at home…Do you think I could follow this recipe for a Rye loaf?

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      Angie C
      May 14, 2012 at 8:44 pm

      Shyzie, it is so easy and great not to have to make bread with all that kneading too! Am intrigued about the use of Rye flour…my instincts are to say “Give it a go”…hope it works out. Please let me know how it went!

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        May 15, 2012 at 1:03 pm

        Thanks Angie…will certainly let you know:))

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