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Gluten and Grain Free Apple Walnut Bread

Slightly adapted from The Wheat Belly Diet, by William Davis.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Author: Cynthia


  • 2 cups ground almonds you can find almond meal in most health food or grocery stores, Trader Joe's sells it too
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons ground flaxseeds
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 cup walnut oil coconut oil or melted butter
  • 1/4 cup sour cream or coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup raisins


  • Preheat the oven to 325*F. Coat a 9 X 5 inch loaf pan liberally with oil.
  • Combine the ground almonds, walnuts, ground flaxseeds, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt into a bowl and stir.
  • Combine eggs, applesauce, oil and sour cream or coconut milk in a measuring cup.
  • Pour the mixture into the dry ingredients and raisins and stir just until incorporated. If the mixture is too stiff, add 1 to 2 tablespoons of coconut milk. Press the dough into the pan and bake until a toothpick comes out dry, about 45-55 minutes depending on your oven.
  • (Mine took closer to 1 hour)