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Nutritarian Cornbread

Source:, recipe by Mary Decker --- sent in by Linda

This tasty cornbread is high in protein and free of sugar and oil.


1/4 c.chopped dates, soaked in 1 c. unsweetened non-dairy milk
15 ml1 T. chia seeds
5 ml1 tsp. apple cider vinegar
240 ml1 c. garbanzo beans
180 ml3/4 c. cornmeal
22 ml1 & 1/2 T. nutritional yeast
15 ml1 T. baking powder


Heat oven to 350 F.
Soak chopped dates in milk about 30 minutes. Add chia seeds and vinegar and let stand 10 minutes.

In a blender or food processor, blend garbanzo beans, cornmeal, nutritional yeast and baking powder. Place in a bowl.

Put the milk, chia, date mixture in the blender and blend until smooth. Add to the bowl with the beans and cornmeal and mix thoroughly.

Transfer to an 8-inch square baking pan.

Bake 25-30 minutes. Cool on a cooling rack.

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