Gluten-Free Sourdough Quinoa Buckwheat Bread

Ingredients (non-GMO): Organic Quinoa, Organic Buckwheat, Mountain Well Water, Walnuts or mix of Sunflower and Pumpkin Seeds, Organic Himalaya salt, Organic Olive Oil, Sourdough Starter.

This super healthy bread is crafted from two of the most nutritious grains available Quinoa and Buckwheat. The flour is freshly ground just minutes before preparing the batch for the first fermentation. The bread is made using traditional fermentation, and each batch rises more than 10 hours! The health benefits are further intensified by adding walnuts, olive oil and a bit of Himalayan pink salt.

Gluten Free Quinoa and Buckwheat bread

Quinoa

A plant-based source of protein that is highly nutritious, has very high fiber content and is gluten-free. Webmd.com defines it as a superfood!

Nutrient content in 1 cup (185 grams):
Protein: 8 grams.
Fiber: 5 grams.
Manganese: 58% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA).
Magnesium: 30% of the RDA.
Phosphorus: 28% of the RDA.
Folate: 19% of the RDA.
Copper: 18% of the RDA.
Iron: 15% of the RDA.
Zinc: 13% of the RDA.
Potassium 9% of the RDA.
Over 10% of the RDA for vitamins B1, B2, and B6.
Small amounts of calcium, B3 (niacin) and vitamin E.

Buckwheat

Buckwheat is a highly nutritious whole grain that many people consider to be a superfood. Among its health benefits, buckwheat may improve heart health, promote weight loss, and help manage diabetes.

One cup or 168 grams (g) contains:
Protein: 5.68 grams
Fat: 1.04 grams
Carbohydrate: 33.5 grams
Fiber: 4.5 grams
Potassium: 148 milligrams (mg)
Phosphorus: 118 mg
Magnesium: 86 mg
Calcium: 12 mg
Iron: 1.34 mg

Also contains vitamins, including:
Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folate, Vitamin K, Vitamin B-6

Walnuts

The health benefits of Walnuts are scientifically proven and this is one of the most recommended nuts. Walnuts have vast Cardiovascular benefits, helps reduce problems in Metabolic Syndrome, benefit in the treatment of type 2 Diabetes and have anti-Cancer benefits.

  • We also offer nut free bread with Sunflower and Pumpkin Seeds instead.

Article from Harvard
World Healthiest Foods page on Walnuts

Olive Oil

We use Organic matters great olive oil. Everybody is well aware of the benefits of Olive oil…

Himalayan Pink salt

Pink Himalayan salt is harvested by hand from the Khewra Salt Mine in Pakistan. It’s minimally processed to provide a natural alternative to regular table salt.