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Apricot Quinoa Hippie Loaf

TIME

Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 1  hr

SERVES
Makes 2 loaves
CREATED BY

Conscious Grounds Kitchen / Diana Gonzalez

Apricot Quinoa Hippie Loaf

Suits: GF, DF, Nightshade free,
Contains Eggs*

Ingredients:

Method:

  • Soak the buckwheat and the quinoa together overnight
  • Preheat oven at 200°c / 392°f
  • Drain & rinse the grains, blend with the psyllium husk and water. Once the grains have combined add in the coconut sugar, coconut oil, bananas, spices and salt
  • Blend until smooth
  • Add sifted baking powder and bicarb soda, apple cider vinegar and blend quickly
  • Whisk eggs in a separate bowl and then add into the batter
  • Place the batter in a bowl, add in chopped apricots and sunflower seeds, give it a quick gentle stir and then pour into lined baking tins
  • Garnish the top of your loaves as you like with some sliced banana or dried apricots
  • Bake at 200°c , after 15 minutes check on the loaves and turn the oven down to 180°c, leave the loaves in for another 40 minutes
  • Remove from the oven, let cool and enjoy!

History & Benefits of Soaking Whole Grains:

When using soaked whole grains for cooking, you get so many more nutritional benefits from the grain than when they are in the form of flour. This is commonly known as activated grains.

This is because flour usually goes through more processes to achieve the finely milled form and put under high heat when milling. By using the grain form you are more likely to benefit from all the nutrients that the grain has to offer such as the fiber and nutrients in the germ and bran which are still present and are so beneficial to consume.

Soaking the grains overnight in warm water activates an enzyme called Phytase which breaks down phytic acid in the whole grains that binds together the minerals we need in the grain. The activation of phytase makes it easier for the body to absorb these minerals

Santos Organics is proud to partner with Conscious Grounds Kitchen

This recipe was developed in collaboration with Conscious Grounds Kitchen expert team of chefs and nutritionists. Conscious Ground Organics is a certified organic farm and earth education centre in Byron Bay. Their philosophy is to bring compassion, love and healing through the food they grow, while the affiliated Conscious Ground Kitchen is dedicated to providing the most delicious, nutrient-rich food products for your home, because great nutrition is vital for a healthy lifestyle.