5 tablespoons chia seeds

15 tablespoons water

1 teaspoon olive oil

1/2 red onion, chopped finely

1 cup wholemeal self-raising flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

4 tablespoons of nutritional yeast

2-3 zucchini, grated

1 teaspoon dried Italian herbs



  1. Combine the chia seeds and water in a jar/jug & set aside for 15 minutes.
  2. Pre-heat the oven to 180C.
  3. Choose a 20 x 20cm pan, line it with baking paper.
  4. Sauté the onion in oil for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Combine the flour, baking powder, nutritional yeast, grated zucchini and onion together.
  6. Add the chia seed mixture & mix until well combined.
  7. Pour into your chosen lined baking tray & bake for 40 minutes until golden on top.
  8. Serve as is or with a zesty green salad or better yet keep in the fridge or up to a week for a quick snack or on the go lunch.


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Author: MD Health

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