The vast majority of us truly love bread, and limiting its consumption or avoiding it is a thing we wouldn’t really like at all. Be that as it may, we have some good news, as a cardiologist shared a recipe that will enable you to make homemade bread, which is healthy and that everybody loves.
The bread suggested by the cardiologist Steven Gandry from Nebraska, distributed in his book The Plant Paradox, can be eaten without feeling guilty, as it doesn’t contain cereals. As per Dr. Gandry, it is “almost bread”, and contains no yeast, wheat or gluten.
One slice of the bread contains just 90 calories, 3 grams of protein and 5 grams of fiber, compared to the whole-wheat bread that contains 128calories in one slice, 3 grams of protein and 3 grams of fiber.
The primary fixings are sweet potato flour, almonds, hazelnut flour, egg whites, coconut flour, coconut oil and a couple of others.
As per Dr. Gundry, it’s about the gluten and the carbs, yet additionally the abnormal level of lectins -- otherwise known as carbohydrate-binding proteins which are highly toxic in abnormal levels -- that make the traditional bread very unhealthy.
As indicated by Independent:
“Steven Gundry recommends avoiding lectins. While numerous individuals go gluten-free because of a paranoid fear of inflammation and bloating, Gundry says gluten is only one type of a lectin – a very toxic, plant-based protein which is found in many gluten-free products and mostly in wheat.
He says that once lectins, which are likewise found in many veggies and fruits, are ingested, they impel a sort of chemical fighting on our bodies, which can cause some complications, like inflammatory reactions that might lead to weight gain or some other more serious conditions.”
One of the healthiest recipes is the recipe for Barley Bread, it is 100% lectin-free, therefore your bases are fully covered.
How to prepare this bread at home?
- 4 eggs
- 6 tablespoons of butter
- 1/2 cup of Greek yogurt
- A tablespoon of Apple Cider Vinegar
- 1/2 cup of cornstarch
- A tablespoon of whole flaxseed
- A tablespoon of baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon of salt
- 1/3 cups + 1 tablespoon of ground flax seed
- 2 cups of almond flour
Mix the dry ingredients at first in a larger bowl, and then add the flax seeds. Melt the butter on medium heat, then let it cool down for a couple of minutes and then mix the wet and dry ingredients all together. Keep mixing until the mixture becomes dough-like, and use a spatula.
Then add it to a baking pan, and use baking powder to cover it. Then sprinkle some flaxseed, and bake it on 175 degrees for about 20 minutes. You can use a toothpick, to see when it’s ready. Let the bread to cool down for a while, but wrap it in a towel first. Keep it in a Ziplock back, if you want to maintain the freshness of the bread.
Enjoy the amazing taste!