Mixed Nut and Chia Seed GF Bread

Preparation time: 25 mins

Cooking time: 45 mins

Serves: 1 loaf


  • 350g quinoa
  • 75g chia seeds
  • 100ml extra virgin olive oil
  • finely grated zest and juice of 2 lemons
  • 1 tsp sea salt flakes
  • 75g lentil flour
  • 1½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • ½ cup toasted almonds, chopped
  • ½ cup toasted walnuts, chopped
  • 1 cup mixed sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds


1 Preheat oven to 170°C. Soak the quinoa in cold water overnight, then drain well.

Mix the chia with 150ml water, stir thoroughly, then set aside for 20 minutes.

2 Combine the quinoa, chia seeds, oil, zest, juice, lentil flour and remaining water in a food processor and pulse until the quinoa begins to break up. Add the bicarbonate of soda and nuts and pulse a dozen times.

3 For into a rough log, then roll in the seed mixture. Allow to stand for 20 minutes, then bake for 40-45 minutes, until a skewer can be inserted and removed cleanly.