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The Best of The Paleo Bread Recipes

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One of the more frequent requests we get from readers and Facebook followers is for a paleo bread recipe.  So we’ve been collecting nice looking, paleo friendly bread recipes from our favourite bloggers and food sites.

Before you put on your baking shoes and start jumping with joy, let me play the fun police card for a second. Even though these recipes are grain, gluten and dairy free, a lot of them are made with high carbohydrate starches and nut meals high in Omega-6 fatty acids, which puts them in the ‘in moderation’ or ‘pleasure food’ category. Sandwich breads and wraps are great for a quick and convenient lunch and they make the transition into paleo much easier but just remember not to rely on them as your staple.

The list is in no particular order of preference, although we kept the more regular slice bread recipes in the first half and put all the wacky, crazy, interesting wraps, rolls and tortillas in the second half.

Paleo bread from Elana’s Pantry (version 1 with coconut flour)

Key ingredients: almond meal, coconut flour, flaxseed meal, baking soda, honey and eggs.

Paleo Bread 2.0 from Elana’s Pantry (without coconut flour)

Key ingredients:  almond meal, arrowroot, flax meal, eggs, baking soda.

Sandwich bread from Paleo Effects

Key ingredients: arrowroot, flaxseed meal, eggs, walnut oil,baking powder. I would switch to ghee or virgin olive oil or macadamia oil from walnut oil if you want to reduce the amount of Omega-6 fatty acids.

Jalapeño coconut bread with chipotle butter from Eat Drink Paleo (nut-free)

Key ingredients: carrot, eggs, coconut flour, tapioca flour, spices, coconut oil (nut-free).

Paleo savoury bread from the The MerryMaker Sisters

Key ingredients: eggs, carrot, butter (ghee could be used), chia or flaxseed meal flour/meal, coconut flour, mixed seeds, onion flakes, baking powder, herbs. Nut-free.

Slice/sandwich paleo bread from Living Healthy With Chocolate

Key ingredients: almond meal, flax seeds and flax meal, arrowroot, butter, eggs.

Grain free sandwich bread from Against All Grain

Key ingredients:cashew butter, eggs, almond milk, cider vinegar, coconut flour, baking soda.

Yeast based paleo bread from the Paleo Mom (revisited version)

Key ingredients: eggs, almond meal, almond flour, tapioca, arrowroot, dry yeast, coconut oil.

Nut free yeast based paleo bread from the Paleo Mum

Key ingredients: eggs, flaxseed meal, tapioca, arrowroot, coconut flour, coconut oil, pepitas, dry yeast, cider vinegar, honey. Nut-free.

Basic paleo bread with chestnut flour from 17 Recipes
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Key ingredients: almond meal, tapioca, chestnut flour, eggs,  coconut oil, coconut or almond milk.

Paleo cashew sourdough bread from the amazing The Urban Poser

Key ingredients: cashews, probiotic capsules, eggs, water, baking soda, salt.

Paleo corn bread from A Girl Worth Saving

Key ingredients: eggs, coconut flour, apple cider vinegar, garlic powder, coconut oil, caraway seeds, baking soda.

Paleo banana bread from Eat Drink Paleo

Key ingredients: bananas, eggs, almond meal, tapioca, dried fruit and nuts, baking powder, coconut oil.

Paleo savoury coconut zucchini bread from Empowered Sustenance

Key ingredients: coconut flour, zucchini, eggs, butter or coconut oil, salt, thyme, baking soda, cider vinegar.

Paleo garlic bread from A Girl Worth Saving

Key ingredients: olive oil or palm shortening, tapioca, coconut flour, egg, Italian herbs, garlic.

Paleo herb bread from Multiply Delicious

Key ingredients: almond flour, coconut flour, flaxseed meal, eggs, mixed herbs, baking soda, coconut oil, apple cider vinegar.

Paleo panini from Maria Mind Body Health

Key ingredients: almond flour/meal, psyllium husk powder, baking powder, apple cider vinegar, egg whites.

Paleo dinner rolls form Paleo Spirit

Key ingredients: tapioca, coconut flour, egg, olive oil, water, salt.

(Primal) Low carb cloud bread with chives & pepper from Happy Body Formula
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Key ingredients: eggs, cream cheese, chives, pepper.

Paleo seed & nut bread rolls from Green Kitchen stories

Key ingredients: bunch of nuts and seeds, psyllium husk powder, coconut oil.

Paleo wraps from A Girl Worth Saving

Key ingredients: eggs, sesame seeds, salt, tapioca, garlic powder,creme of tarter, coconut oil. Nut-free.

Paleo cauliflower tortillas from Slim Palate

Key ingredients: cauliflower, eggs, salt, pepper. Nut-free, low-carb.

Paleo Chinese pancakes from Eat Drink Paleo
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Key ingredients: eggs, tapioca, coconut flour, garlic powder. Nut-free.

Paleo Indian pancakes from My Heart Beats
Key ingredients: almond meal, tapioca, coconut milk, onion, coriander, ginger, turmeric, spices. Egg-free.

Paleo tahini & wholegrain mustard crackers from Eat Drink Paleo

Key ingredients: egg, coconut flour, tahini, sesame seeds, wholegrain mustard. Nut-free.

Paleo everything rolls from Health Starts In The Kitchen

Key ingredients: tapioca, coconut flour, arrowroot, butter or coconut oil, honey, mixed seeds, egg.

Paleo bagels from Feed The Clan

Key ingredients: butter, tapioca, egg, coconut flour, arrowroot, baking powder, poppy seeds.


Do you have a favourite paleo bread and bread lie dish recipe? Share in the comments or send me the link to add to the list.

42 Comments
  1. These recipes look great however my son is allergic to egg, has anyone made any of the breads with something instead of eggs? thanks

    1. Hey Abbey, I haven’t tried these with the flax egg but I am sure a few people have. The thing about paleo baking is that because the flours/nut meals used don’t really have the right protein to provide the same bread texture you’d get from wheat, having the eggs really helps to bind the ingredients and to provide some protein. I would experiment with one of the recipes and make a small batch to see which one works the best.

  2. Many thanks for all the inspiring recipes – my Paleo regime made all the more easy by wonderful blogs and sites like yours…

    This bread is an absolute winner.

    1. Mary there is a recipe for pasta dough in the book Make it Paleo 2 by Hayley Mason and Bill Staley. Although all the paleo pasta recipes i’ve found do contain Xanthan gum, don’t know what its like but it looks good, havn’t found a link on the web to the recipe but am waiting for my books to arrive (just moved overseas so their in a shipping container) so if you want i can share the recipe when i get it. they also have a dumpling dough that i can’t wait to try. Although have just found these recipes one with and one without xanthan gum let me know if either are any good :)
      http://thejoyfulfoodie.com/recipe-homemade-almond-flour-pasta/
      http://nurturemygut.com/gluten-free-pasta.html

  3. I love bread and I’ve been baking my own bread for 2 reasons – health and taste. But when it comes to paleo, I have to confess that I’m a complete noob. Your recipes look great but I’ve got a question. Can these paleo recipes be kept frozen and used for baking at a later time?

    1. Do you meant to freeze the batter? I know people often freeze the actual baked bread, pre-sliced, and then defrost and quickly toast and grill the slices.

  4. I’m new to the paleo life so forgive me but which ingredients/breads were high in omega6? I didn’t read each recipe but it seems like most people use tapioca, arrow root, coconut or almond flour in many different recipes. Are these high in omega 6?

    Thanks

    1. Hi Linda, you have to click on that recipe’s link and go to the website it’s on or the page on my site that it’s on, if it’s one of mine. Then you just choose to printe from the File in the Browser menu.

  5. Hey

    Love your recipes and yours is my go-to site whenever I want to find a paleo recipe or version of a loved recipe.

    Two things though – the images all link to another image rather than the recipes! Confusing. Secondly I would love love love to see a vote feature for these types of recipes where theres so many versions. It’d be great to see a poll or two especially for things like breads and cakes, to find your readers faves! I can only try to many recipes myself :D :D

    Loving your work again,
    Jon

    1. Ah that’s an easy fix! We’ll get that updated. Voting is a little harder to implement but a great idea :-)

  6. This is a great collection of recipes. I will be saving it as a reference. Can I point out that #6 has been described as nut-free but the key ingredients list includes cashew butter.

  7. They all look delicious.

    There is an error though – #6 is NOT nut free. The first ingredient is cashew butter. While cashew nuts are technically seeds, most people consider them nuts and many people with nut allergies are allergic to cashews also.

  8. I love that you put the key ingredients right under each recipe! That made it really easy to navigate only to the recipes that didn’t have almonds in them. Excellent compilation.

    Also, the Against All Grain sandwich bread is made with cashew butter, and therefore is not nut-free.

  9. Well… we don’t now how we are going to eat our paleo bread in moderation now. We want to make EVERY SINGLE RECIPE! Ahhh! Hehe. Thanks for a great paleo bread round up and thank you so much for including our recipe! #grateful

    Lots of love, Emma + Carla xox

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