Baking Gluten-Free Breakfast Lemon Chia Seed Bread

June 16, 2023

Abstract: Start your morning with a baked breakfast treat that aids good gut health, gluten-free, and packed with nutrients. Try this recipe for lemon chia seed bread that’s perfect for breakfast.

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Breakfast is the most important meal that kick starts your day and having a good breakfast can also help with your gut health. We review a recipe for baked lemon chia seed bread that is a tasty and healthy breakfast option that you can create yourself. This versatile recipe is gluten-free for anyone with diet restrictions.



  • Flour Sifter
  • Zester
  • Parchment Paper
  • 8-inch Bread Loaf Pan
  • Cooking Spray or Neutral Oil (like vegetable or canola oil)
  • 1 Small Mixing Bowl
  • 2 Medium Mixing Bowls
  • Whisk
  • Baking Rack


Components and Ingredients

Bread Ingredients:

  • 2-3 tbsp. Chia Seeds
  • 1 ¾ cup Gluten-Free 1:1 Flour (sifted)
  • 2/3 cup Olive Oil
  • 1 ½ tsp. Baking Powder
  • 3 Eggs
  • ¼ tsp. Baking Soda
  • 3 tbsp. Lemon Juice
  • 3 Lemons (zested)
  • ¼ tsp. Fine Sea Salt
  • 1/3 cup Oat Milk
  • 1 cup Cane Sugar
  • 1/3 cup Cashew Yogurt


Glaze Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup Powdered Sugar (sifted)
  • 2 tbsp. Lemon Juice



  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F.
  2. Using parchment paper, line the loaf pan then coat with cooking spray or neutral oil of choice.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients including sea salt, flour, baking soda, and baking powder sifting the ingredients evenly.
  4. In another medium mixing bowl, mix sugar and lemon zest until evenly combined for a texture of wet sand.
  5. Add eggs, yogurt, lemon juice, and milk with the sugar/zest mixture whisking to evenly combine for the wet ingredient mixture.
  6. Add chia seeds and olive oil to the wet ingredient mixture, then evenly combine.
  7. Gently combine the dry and wet ingredients together in one mixing bowl.
  8. Place the bread mixture in the lined bread loaf pan.
  9. Bake for approximately 1 hour or until the center of the loaf is completely set.
  10. Prepare the glaze while the bread is baking by whisking the sifted powdered sugar and lemon juice together in a small mixing bowl. Whisk until a thick glaze forms.
  11. Once the bread loaf is completely set, remove it from the oven.
  12. Remove the loaf from the pan and transfer it onto a baking rack to cool.
  13. While the bread loaf is still warm, drizzle the glaze over the loaf.
  14. Allow for the bread loaf to completely cool before slicing.
  15. Slice, serve, and enjoy.


This simple recipe is packed with nutrients using a gluten-free enriched flour alternative and chia seeds. You can also sprinkle more chia seeds on the glaze that will add a unique quality for texture and more nutrients.

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