Need a hand getting more fibre into your daily diet?
Well, look no further than this delicious crusty bread – full of fibre and gut-healthy goodness 🙂
Ground flaxseeds (1 TBSP) provide 2 grams of fibre,1.3 grams of protein and 3 grams of healthy fats as well as numerous vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients.
Ingredients (makes a medium-sized loaf for use in a bread-maker)
- 1.5 TSP fast-acting yeast
- 475 g bread flour (I use Wessex Mill cobber) mixed with:
- 1 1/2 TSP sugar
- 25g of butter
- 1 1/4 TSP salt
- 320ml filtered water
Add the ingredients to your bread-maker pan (in the order listed above) and follow the instructions for your machine.
I use a ‘rapid bake’ setting for a medium-sized loaf which takes around 2 hours.
For a tasty spread, you could add nut butter or avocado and eggs.
Remember to drink plenty of water and other fluids alongside fibre to avoid constipation and if you are currently on a low-fibre diet, introduce fibre slowly to avoid digestive upset such as flatulence and bloating.
Before starting any new supplement, please check with your GP or pharmacist regarding any contraindications with your current medication or health conditions.
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