If you’ve given up carb-laden baked goods since embracing a paleo or low-carb diet, your taste buds and hard-to-kick craving for homemade bread are going to go wild for this no-grain keto bread recipe made with cauliflower.
It’s true! You can make a scrumptious grain-free bread with cauliflower and love every bite of it without derailing your diet. Best yet, this paleo bread is easy to bake and made with delicious, nutritious ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen.
Cauliflower is undoubtedly the best low-carb vegetable ever. In addition to being low in calories (only 29 calories per cup) and low in carbohydrates, cauliflower is exceedingly versatile for the paleo chef. You can transform this cruciferous vegetable into lower-carb versions of many carb-heavy classics — including bread.
Almond flour and psyllium husk are two essential ingredients in a satisfying low-carb bread recipe. Unlike refined wheat flours, neither cause spikes in blood sugar levels. These invaluable ingredients also give this paleo bread a hearty taste and toothsome texture.
Yes, it’s easy
This is a one-bowl batter mix. You’ll just whisk together the dry ingredients, combine them with the wet ones, and pop it all in the oven.
You’ll rice the cauliflower before adding; just follow our directions. Riced cauliflower is useful in so many recipes (or just with a little salt and butter!), so it’s a great technique to learn.
You’ll notice that this recipe calls for lining the loaf pan with strips of parchment paper. You might be tempted to skip this step and just spray the pan — but don’t. Once your bread is baked, the strips will help you lift your low-carb loaf out of the pan without disturbing the decorative seeds scattered on top.
Little nibbles of nutrition
The pumpkin, sesame and sunflower seeds are a tasty trio that give this bread a lovely crunch and a delicious dose of healthy fats, protein and fiber. They also give the keto bread an artisan bakery appeal.
Keto bread: Worth the wait
This keto bread takes about an hour to bake, and needs to be cooled before you slice it. In the meantime, the smell of baked bread will test your patience, but you’ll be able to slice the bread more cleanly if you wait.