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High Protein Flax Bread


Love bread but don’t love the gluten, sugar or carbs? This high protein flax bread is gluten-free, filled with fiber, omega-3s, minerals and zero net carbs.

It can be struggle to get enough protein intake throughout the day but this flax bread is filled with protein (making it 0 net carbs for those who are looking for a keto bread). One slice can add 8-10 grams of protein to your meal.

If you are practicing seed cycling eating this bread can also be an easier alternative to consuming flax seeds.

Golden Flax Seeds
Golden Flax Seeds

I prefer to use golden flax seeds for baking as it has a milder taste but you can use brown flax seeds if you prefer. You can buy the golden flax seeds ground or you can ground whole golden flax seeds in a blender or food processor.

High Protein Flax Bread
High Protein Flax Bread

Adding toppings are completely optional but I enjoy adding seeds and nuts. Hemp, pumpkin and chia seeds and/or walnuts and pecans are great options.

High protein flax bread

High Protein Flax Bread

This high protein flax bread is gluten-free, full of fiber, omega-3's and zero net carbs.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Cuisine American
Servings 10
Calories 180 kcal


  • 2 cups Ground golden flax seeds
  • 5 Eggs To make egg-free substitute for 6 cups of water
  • 1/3 cup Avocado Oil
  • 1 tbsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1 tbsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Maple syrup optional for added sweetness (will not make recipe keto)
  • 1 tbsp Pumpkin seeds optional for topping
  • 1 tbsp Walnuts optional for topping


  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • Mix all ingredients and pour into 9x5 or 8x4 lined pan.
  • Top with crushed walnuts and pumpkin seeds.
  • Bake for 35-45 minutes at 375.
  • Let cool then slice.
  • Refrigerate and enjoy for up to 5 days!


Serving: 1gCalories: 180kcalProtein: 10gFat: 12gFiber: 5g
Keyword bread, gluten free bread, high protein bread
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High protein flax bread

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