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Hearty Quinoa Bread

This Hearty Quinoa Bread will blow you away!   Quite simply one of the best gluten free bread recipes you will ever try!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Gluten Free, Quinoa
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 135kcal
Author Wendy Polisi


  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup
  • ¼ cup warm water 105 to 110 degrees
  • 2 ¼ teaspoons yeast
  • ¾ cup sorghum flour
  • ½ cup toasted quinoa flour
  • ½ cup potato starch
  • ¼ cup tapioca starch
  • 1 tablespoon xanthan gum
  • 1 ½ teaspoons sea salt
  • 1 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup quinoa rinsed
  • ¼ cup chia seeds
  • 3 eggs OR flax eggs 3 tablespoons ground flax seeds PLUS 9 tablespoons warm water
  • ½ cup milk of choice
  • ¼ cup melted coconut oil cooled slightly
  • ¼ cup organic molasses
  • 1 ½ tablespoons apple cider vinegar


  • Prepare a 9 x 5 loaf pan by spraying with cooking spray.
  • In a small bowl combine honey and water. Sprinkle yeast on top and set aside for about 10 minutes, or until frothy.
  • If using flax eggs, combine 3 tablespoons ground flax seeds plus 9 tablespoons warm water in a small bowl. Stir well and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl mix together sorghum flour, quinoa flour, potato starch, tapioca starch, xanthan gum and sea salt. Add in sunflower seeds, quinoa and chia seeds and stir until well combined. In a large bowl or the bowl to your stand mixer combine (flax) eggs, milk, coconut oil, molasses and vinegar. Add the flour mixture to the egg mixture and beat on low for about 1 ½ minutes. Add yeast and beat for 3 minutes at medium high. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan. Place in a warm location and cover with a moist towel. Allow to rise for 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bake loaf for 45 to 55 minutes, until the crust is a dark brown. Cool for 10 minutes in the pan and then turn out onto a cutting board.


Servings 16, Calories 164, Fat 7.9g, Carbohydrates 20.2g, Protein 4.6g, Cholesterol 31mg, Sodium 196mg, Fiber 2.9g, Sugars 4.3g


Calories: 135kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 31mg | Potassium: 167mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 35IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1.1mg