This moist, dense quick bread is naturally gluten-free, low in carbohydrates and calories, and high in protein thanks to the use of protein powder and black bean flour.
Psyllium adds rise, elasticity and strength to gluten free baking. Not only is psyllium great for gluten free bread it is also very good for you. The soluble fiber found in psyllium husks improves digestion and cleanses the system, making it an excellent choice for healthy dieting. Psyllium can provide the fiber that is missing on low carbohydrate diets.
- Preheat the oven to 160C/320F. In a large mixing bowl, add in ground black beans, whey protein powder, rice protein, psyllium husks, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Whisk all ingredients until well combined.
- Make a well in the center and add in applesauce, cauliflower puree, buttermilk and sparkling water. Mix with a wooden spoon until well blended.
- Pour into a standard loaf pan lined with baking paper. Bake in the center of hot oven for about an hour. Test for doneness by inserting a wood skewer in the center, if it comes clean it's done. Turn out the bread on a wire rack and cool completely before slicing.