Grain-Free Coffee Cake

Ali Segersten Dec 02, 2010 203 comments

This scrumptious gluten-free, grain-free, sugar-free, and dairy-free coffee cake recipe comes from Kelly Brozyna's new cookbook, Grain-Free Baked Goods and Desserts! It is one of those recipes that is nutritious enough to stand alone at breakfast time, though I prefer to serve it with a green smoothie! It is filled with cooked white beans, coconut flour, eggs, and a little honey and stevia! My children love this recipe and as the neighbor girl who was visiting today said, "I can't believe this is gluten-free, it is so good!"

As a kick-off to the giving season, I have one signed copy of her book that I am giving away today! In fact, every post in the next three weeks will have a book or product being given away to one of you! All you need to do is leave a comment below to enter.

Last year I reviewed Kelly's first book, The Spunky Coconut Cookbook. A year later, I am back with more praise for her second book! I love how nutritious and kid-friendly all of Kelly's recipes are. As the title describes, this book is grain-free, but also completely casein-free, soy-free, and refined sugar-free. Many of the recipes are also egg-free. If you are vegan or are sensitive to eating eggs then you will still find plenty of recipes in this book to suit your needs. This book also works well for diabetics and others with blood sugar metabolism issues.

Both of Kelly's books are filled with beautiful, color photos. My children like to sit down with the new book and page through it picking out all of the recipes they want me to make! They also think it's pretty neat that I wrote the foreword for her book. Below is one of our favorite recipes from her book, enjoy!


About the Author

Ali Segersten

Alissa Segersten holds a Bachelor's of Science in Nutrition from Bastyr University and a Master’s of Science in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine from the University of Western States. She is a Functional Nutritionist, the mother of five children, a whole foods cooking instructor, professional recipe developer, and cookbook author. She is passionate about helping others find a diet that will truly nourish them. Alissa is the author of two very popular gluten-free, whole foods cookbooks and guidebooks: The Whole Life Nutrition Cookbook and Nourishing Meals. She is also the co-author of The Elimination Diet book. Alissa is the founder and owner of Nourishing Meals®.

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I'll pick this up no matter what - but would sure love to win it!

It looks great. Do you think I can substitute de eggs for something else like chia seeds...we are allergic to eggs :(

Tried your pumpkin cheesecake recipe.. made with millet.... AWESOME! Always enjoy trying new recipes.

i tend to shy away from gluten-free baking because it often involves a lot of sugar. this gives me hope!

So grateful for all the recipes! SUch a gift to be able to not feel left out of eating delicious AND nutritious baked goods. and also to feel like I can share them freely with non gluten free folks and not have to worry about a bad reaction. Everyone loves em.

This looks so yummy! Would love to win her book! Shared on FB as well!

Yummy -- looks so good!

Great looking recipe....I think I may try making it later today!

Ohhhhh stop! just posted on Fcaebook :)

It so is refreshing to find such healthy wonderful foods on your sight. I love your book and cannot wait for the next one. Your book has even inspired my partner to cook :) I will have to check out Kelly's book.
Thank you!

looks great! could always use a fabulous new cookbook

I shared on Facebook.
Sheila Fishel

My GF/DF vegan family would use this book a lot! Sheila Fishel

Love to win this book! Must try this recipe (it suits my gluten-free, dairy-free, cane sugar-free lifestyle)
Mandy Davis

shared on FB. i might try this one.. beans in batter freaks me out a bit


Can't wait to try this!

I am looking forward to making this cake. I am looking for nutritious foods for breakfast and treats. Thank you.

I've been wanting to try more of Kelly's recipes for a while now. This is a great reminder! Not sure how I would react to all the beanness of this recipe.

I am definitely going to buy this cookbook, I can always count on your site and Kelly's site to provide me with a recipe that will fit all my families' food intolerances/issues ;-) --so thank you!

That looks great! I made a successful (by MY tastebud's standards, anyway) batch of black bean brownies just before I left home for my kitchenless dorm, so I'm looking forward to trying a cake recipe with white beans or chickpeas.

Just posted to FB!

Woo hoo! This cookbook looks wonderful!

Glad to discover another grain, dairy and soy free treat! Looking forward to baking this one for the Holidays! Tx for sharing! Michelle

Love your blog. I've made so many of your recipes. Although I'm vegan, I am able to easily adapt your recipes to fit my diet.

I also starting to read more of the Spunky Coconut blog too!

I have not posted before, but I have used a number of your recipes and am never disappointed. I look forward to trying this one.

Yum! This recipe and cookbook look great!

Every single recipe of yours that I've tried is delicious!

This no grain recipe is soooo creative. I'll try it soon. Many thanks. Phyllis

I really need to try this recipe! I love baking with coconut flour and it looks delicious! Would love to have this cookbook!

I would LOVE to have this cookbook so I can expand my GF and Dairy free base. I am a big fan of your blog!

Gretchen T.

Looks great. Her cookbook just arrived and I can't wait to get baking.

Its in the oven! My girls happily helped out. They tasted all the ingredients along the way and the batter. So nice that it does not have eggs. Thanks so much for sharing this recipe.

This recipe looks heavenly. I've been GF for 9 years now and I'm always inspired by your posts. I'd love a copy of this cookbook ;)

I owe a friend a big hug for referring me to your blog! Gluten has so damaged my gut that I have malabsorption issues. I started my GF diet a few years ago, but recently started cheating... and suffering for it. Yummy recipes make staying on track, and healthy, much easier. Thank you!

My daughter and I have been gluten free since this past spring. She is dairy free too, which has been more of a challenge for me. Would love to win a new cookbook!

I would love to be a winner! This cookbook sounds fabulous!


i shared this on Twitter!/ellen1214/status/10559789213941761

I am really looking forward to trying this recipe!

I can't wait to try this.
keenerfamily at gmail dot com

Looks so yummy! Can't wait to make it.

this looks so good! can't wait to try this recipe :)

Posted to Facebook!

I was introduced to your site today. This will be made by the end of the weekend!!

That looks yummy! I tried your great sandwich bread. I sure would like to have her book. I am new to gluten free and am enjoying trying different things. I know I feel better eating gluten free.

Great giveaway! I love her blog :).

Looks yummy! Can't wait to try it.

A douplicate ?? I was having trouble posting a comment so this may be a double

Yum that looks lovely I can't wait to try it. Erron Anderson

Posted to twitter, I really would love a copy of that book. If I'm not picked I'm off to the store :)

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