Sunflower seeds are an excellent source of phosphorus, manganese, copper, and vitamins E and B5. All essential for good health. Make changes and try this delicious bread!

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Difficulty: Moderately easy


80 g (1/2 cup) quinoa flour
160 g (1 cup) all purpose gluten free flour
4 g (3/4 teaspoon) baking powder
5 g (1 teaspoon) xanthan gum
35 g (1/4 cup) sunflower seed
1 egg
60 ml (1/4 cup) agave nectar
60 ml (1/4 cup) oil
125 ml (1/2 cup) apple juice
10 g (1 tablespoon) chia seeds
125 ml (1/2 cup) water, as needed


  1. Grease a loaf pan.
  2. In a small bowl, using a hand mixer, mix all dry ingredients except baking powder and chia seeds. Add sunflower seed.
  3. In a large bowl, always with the drummer, whisk the egg, agave nectar, oil and apple juice until the mixture foams. Add chia seeds.
  4. Add baking powder to the dry ingredients and mix.
  5. While stirring, add the dry ingredients to the liquid mixture until it becomes smooth.
  6. Pour into the mold. Place on top rack of turned off oven.
  7. Place a large bowl filled with hot water on bottom rack. Close the door and let rise about 45 minutes.
  8. Then bake 30 minutes then at 180 C (350 F).
  9. Upon exiting the oven, place the bread on a wire rack to cool.