Contributed by Nikki & David Goldbeck, Healthy Highways
A tender, sweet bread containing no eggs or dairy.
1 cup whole wheat organic flour
1⁄3cup soy flour
1⁄4 cup sunflower or pumpkin seeds, ground into meal (about 1⁄3 cup)
2 teaspoons baking powder
1⁄8teaspoon baking soda
11⁄2 teaspoons cinnamon
1⁄2 teaspoon nutmeg
1⁄4 cup honey
2 tablespoons molasses
1 cup organic pumpkin puree
pumpkin or sunflower seeds
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl. Mix wet ingredients in a small bowl. Add wet to dry ingredients and mix gently but thoroughly. Batter will be very thick.
Spread batter into an oiled, floured 81⁄2x 4-inch loaf pan. Decorate the top with some pumpkin or sunflower seeds.
Bake for 45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes in the pan, then transfer to a rack to cool completely before cutting.
Yield: 1 loaf