Orange Apple Pumpkin Bread + Chia & flax Seed

Imagine a delectable apple pumpkin bread, a culinary masterpiece that tantalizes the taste buds and ignites a symphony of flavors. As you take in the aroma, the warm and comforting scent of cinnamon and nutmeg fills the air, creating a sensory anticipation that heightens your culinary journey.

The bread itself is a perfect balance of moistness and density, with a golden-brown crust that promises a satisfying crunch. As you take a generous slice, the exterior gives way to a tender interior, revealing a mosaic of vibrant orange pumpkin and succulent apple pieces.

But it doesn’t stop there—this apple pumpkin bread is elevated to a new level of nutrition and texture with the addition of chia and flax seeds. These tiny powerhouses are scattered throughout the bread, imparting a delightful crunch and a wealth of health benefits. The chia seeds add a subtle pop, while the flax seeds contribute a nutty undertone, creating a harmonious blend that keeps your taste buds dancing.

The sweetness is just right, with the natural sugars from the apples and pumpkin complemented by a touch of honey or maple syrup, enhancing the overall richness. Each bite is a journey through layers of autumnal flavors—sweet and spiced, with a hint of earthiness from the seeds.

As you savor this apple pumpkin bread, your taste buds are treated to a symphony of textures and flavors that spark joy and delight. The combination of seasonal ingredients, wholesome seeds, and expertly balanced sweetness makes this bread not only a culinary masterpiece but also a wholesome and satisfying treat that leaves you yearning for just one more slice. It’s a mouthwatering experience that captures the essence of fall in every bite.

Ingredients

  • 1  ½ t chia seeds (balance blood sugar)
  • 1 ½ t flax seed (omega 3)
  • 1 ½ c gluten flour
  • 1 t baking soda
  • 2 t baking powder (gluten-free)
  • 2 t Celtic sea salt
  • 2 eggs beaten (cage-free, range-free)
  • 1 c apple sauce (unsweetened)
  • 1 c pumpkin
  • ½ c honey (orange, raw)
  • 2 T orange juice concentrate
  • 1 t orange zest
  • 1 T vanilla
  • 1  c walnuts chopped (inflammation omega-3

Instructions

  • – PROCEDURE –
  •  Sift all dry ingredients together in a bowl large
    enough to hold all the ingredients.
  • In a large bowl beat eggs together.
  • Stir in unsweetened apple sauce.
  • Stir in honey and orange juice.
  • Mix in pumpkin sauce.
  • Add orange orange zest and pure vanilla flavoring.
  • optional: orange and vanilla glaze topping
  • Servings: 25              Yield: 51
  • Nutrition Facts
  • Serving size: 1/25 of a recipe (2 ounces).
  • Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000-calorie diet. Nutrition information is calculated from recipe ingredients.

Author

  • Mama Vega

    Charmène Vega, widely known as Mama Vega, is a multifaceted individual with a diverse background that has shaped her into a dynamic author, nutrition expert, and PR professional. Before establishing Mama Vega Enterprises, she dedicated her time to education, having taught High School English. Her passion for empowering individuals to lead healthier lives led her to contribute nutrition articles for The Loop Newspaper in Tehachapi. Charmène's literary journey includes being a contributing author in two notable books: "Overcomer Redeemed Masterpiece," an international bestseller, and "Mental Wealth Tool-Kit: Tools to Achieve Mental Wellness." Her impact extends beyond collaboration, with six authored books available on Amazon. Among her published works are titles such as "I Don't Want the Neighbors to Know," "Now Chew On This...The Food Mood Poop Journal," "Now Chew On This... Boost Immunity = Eat Seasonally," "Now Chew On This...A Breath of Fresh Air," and "Now Chew On This...Harness Your Hormones to Optimize Your Health." Charmène Vega's influence extends to the realm of lifestyle and culture, as she writes for the prestigious Rogee of Beverly Hills magazine Charmène Vega's commitment to community service and leadership is exemplified by her recent addition to the Board of the Bakersfield Breakfast Rotary. In this role, she serves as their Public Relations (PR) person, contributing her skills and expertise to enhance the organization's outreach and communication efforts. Beyond her involvement with the Rotary, Charmène actively participates in the Bakersfield Blue Zone Project. Here, she takes on the role of a nutrition educator, conducting classes that delve into the intricacies of nutrition. Her classes go beyond the basics, incorporating detailed information about the nutritional benefits of each ingredient. Charmène’s approach includes sharing recipes along with the associated health benefits, providing a comprehensive understanding of the connection between food and well-being. Additionally, Charmène is recognized as a guest nutrition expert on the Blue Zone Project Wednesday Wellness sessions. This involvement underscores her dedication to promoting healthy living within the community. By sharing her knowledge and expertise, she contributes to the overall well-being of individuals involved in the Blue Zone Project, fostering a culture of health and wellness. Charmène Vega's multifaceted contributions to community organizations like the Bakersfield Breakfast Rotary and the Blue Zone Project showcase her passion for making a positive impact on the lives of others through education, nutrition, and overall well-being. Charmène's dedication to education, health, and community shines through her various roles, making her a true inspiration for those seeking a holistic approach to life.

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