Quinoa Brown Bread
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- Ready In:
- 1 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 1⁄2 cups whole wheat flour
- 1⁄2 cup quick-cooking oats
- 1⁄2 cup quinoa, cooked
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups low-fat buttermilk
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
- Grease and flour a standard loaf pan.
- Place oats in a food processor and blend to about the same size as the quinoa seeds (not necessary, but I think it makes for a better texture).
- Combine all ingredients except the buttermilk in a large bowl, making sure to break up any clumps of quinoa with your fingers.
- Add half the buttermilk to the dry ingredients, then slowly add the rest until a sticky but firm dough is formed (you may not need to use all of the buttermilk).
- Place the dough in the prepared loaf pan and spread it out evenly.
- Bake around 40 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. If the top starts to get too dark, tent it with aluminum foil while it finishes baking.
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