Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Grain Free Focaccia Bread

My journey to find health and healing through food has actually been fun!
I love to cook, but more than that I love eat. When I found AIP (autoimmune protocol) and read story after story of people finding healing by changing their diet, I was convinced. Starting this meant I had to give lots of delicious foods. However, it also meant that I now had to experiment and try new foods and new ways of cooking!

My husband is my gauge as to how good things actually are. If it passes his test, its a keeper. This has been much harder in the baking department. No wheat flour. No refined sugars. And for a period of time I couldn't do eggs or nuts either. Finding a muffin that had no grains or refined sugars that tasted like it did is hard. I have yet to figure that one out!


I found a recipe for grain free focaccia bread yesterday.  I had all of the ingredients at home already. I thought I'd give it a try for dinner. Expecting it to taste ok, I gave husband a bite. And he LOVED it!

From Savory Lotus 
I read through the comment to find out what works and doesnt work and based on that changed the first two ingredients
  • 1 cup tapioca flour (I used 3/4 cup)
  • ¼ cup coconut flour, sifted (I used 1/2 cup Almond flour)
  • 1 TBS nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp unrefined salt
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 3 eggs
  • ¼ cup full fat coconut milk
  • ¼ cup ghee, melted
  • 2 TBS finely chopped fresh herbs (rosemary, thyme, oregano, basil, etc.)
  • 1 TBS ghee for skillet
  • olive oil and salt for garnish
  1. Directions:
  2. Place 10" cast iron skillet in to oven and preheat to 400' F.
  3. Combine tapioca flour, coconut flour, nutritional yeast, salt, and baking soda in a large bowl. Set aside.
  4. Whisk together eggs, coconut milk, and melted ghee. Add chopped herbs and mix again. Pour wet into dry and mix until well incorporated.
  5. CAREFULLY remove skillet from oven and drop 1 TBS of ghee into hot bottom of pan and swirl to cover. Pour bread mixture into pan and give pan a little shake to level it out.
  6. Bake 11-13 minutes, until top of bread is golden and bread is pulling away from sides of skillet.
  7. Drizzle liberally with olive oil and unrefined salt before serving. Enjoy!