The healthiest (and most delicious!) pumpkin bread you’ll ever make 43



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Yes, it’s a little different to a regular loaf of bread… it ain’t fluffy is what we’re saying! But this pumpkin bread is delicious and it’s grain free, gluten free, nut free and even low carb! It makes for delicious sandwiches and it’s perfect to dip in to warming soups and stews!

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Prep Time: 10 min

Cook Time: 45 min

Total Time: 55 min

Serves: 12



  • 8 eggs
  • 1 cup roast pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup butter melted (or ghee or coconut oil)
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. turmeric
  • salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F) and line a 20 x 10cm (8 x 6 inch) loaf tin with baking paper.
  2. In a high power food processor or blender mix the eggs and butter on high speed for about 2 minutes.
  3. Add the chia seeds, coconut flour, spices, salt and pepper.
  4. Mix again on medium speed until combined.
  5. Add the pumpkin and pumpkin seeds and mix again until just combined.
  6. Transfer the mixture in to the prepared loaf tin and top with extra seeds.
  7. Place in to the oven for 45 minutes or until golden brown on top.
  8. Allow to cool for 10 minutes before slicing in to desired sized pieces.

Merrymaker tip:

You can slice this bread and then freeze separately! Being prepared is super duper easy with this bread!

Carla and Emma Papas

Known as The Merrymaker Sisters, Emma and Carla Papas are well known authors, holistic health coaches, recipe developers and avid social media contributors. They founded The Merrymaker Sisters in February 2013 based upon a shared interest in the Paleo lifestyle and general health and wellbeing. Their passion is to educate their followers about the benefits of a Paleo lifestyle and diet, share original recipes, nutritional information and wellbeing tips through their website, blog and e-books. Emma and Carla believe that each and every person is here to make a positive difference, they love to inspire others to find their bliss and follow it!

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