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Pumpkin bread with seeds

This pumpkin bread recipe is made by using one mixing bowl! When enjoying the bread, combine it with yogurt as that way the yogurt health benefits are boosted (more on the topic in one of our next blogs!). Seeds interact favorably with  yogurt and aid nutrients’ absorption as well, so we usually grind all sorts of seeds and put them into the pumpkin bread such as golden and brown flax seeds, sesame seeds, chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, and sunflower seeds. Hemp seeds are another great addition if you have it handy. There is NO processed sugar in this recipe. We use honey as a sweetener. If you need more sweetness to the bread, you can substitute honey with agave nectar. We try to cook light on sugar for optimal health.

Why Use Seeds

We use seeds to boost the nutritional value of the bread. Seeds are a great source of Vitamins, Minerals, Antioxidants, Healthy Fats, Fiber, Protein just to name a few. They act as part of the flour for the recipes.

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Pumpkin bread with seeds

Healthy pumpkin bread with no white/brown sugar. Ready to eat in an hour.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time50 minutes
Active Time10 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Course: Bread, Breakfast, Dessert, Kids, Party Dish, Picnic, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade pumpkin bread with variaty of seeds recipe, how to make pumpking bread, Thanksgiving recipe
Skill Level: Beginner
Vegetarian: Vegetarian
Nut-Free: Nut Free
Dairy-Free: Dairy Free
Special Tools: Bread loaf pan, Coffee grinder, Mixer, Whisk
Active Time: 10 min
Total Time: 1h
Servings: 12 slices
Calories: 282kcal


Wet ingredients

Dry ingredients

1/3 cup of variety ground seeds

Grease pan



  • Wash hands with soap and water. Check out our article about how to wash hands properly
  • Gather all ingredients together.
    Pumpkin bread ingredients for a tasty and delicious pumpkin bread recipe made at home with honey and seeds
  • Grind all seeds of your choice with a coffee grinder or any tool you have available in the kitchen. You can also buy already ground seeds. You will need 1/3 cup of ground seeds to put into the batter.
    Ground seeds - sesame seeds, chia seeds, brown flax seeds, golden flax seeds, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds to be used for a delicious banana bread recipe with chocolate chips
  • Grind the 3/4 cup raw Pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
  • Melt 1/2 cup of coconut oil
  • Grease the bread loaf pan with 1 tbsp avocado oil. I also add some flour.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit (175 Celsius)

Make batter

  • Add all wet ingredients together: 1 eggs, ¾ cup pumpkin puree, ½ cup honey, ¼ cup almond milk, and ½ cup melted coconut oil
  • Mix well with a mixer or a whisk
    Prepare the wet ingredients for a healthy, delicious, tasty, and amazing pumpkin bread recipe made at home
  • Add all dry ingredients: 1 cup whole wheat flour, 1/3 cup ground seeds, ground Pepitas, 1 tsp baking soda, 1 tsp baking powder, 1 ½ tsp ground cinnamon, 1 tsp ground ginger, ¼ tsp ground nutmeg, ¼ tsp ground cloves, and ¼ pink Himalayan salt
    Dry ingredients are added to the wet ingredients for the healthy pumpkin bread recipe made with pumpkin puree
  • Mix well with a mixer or a whisk


  • Pour batter in greased bread loaf pan
  • Bake in the preheated 350 degrees Fahrenheit oven for about 50 minutes
    healthy pumpkin bread is ready to enjoy with pumpkin puree and whole wheat flour ingredients
  • Check with wooden toothpick if the bread is done. Poke the bread with a toothpick and if there is nothing sticking to the toothpick (the toothpick is clean) then the bread is all done!
  • Enjoy!


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  • I grind all types of seeds ahead of time and store in air tight container for several days. I use the seeds in many recipes such as breads, pancakes, muffins, etc. It is easier and quicker to grind more seeds at one time versus every time I need them for a recipe.
  • You can buy already ground seeds at the store too if you don't have a tool to grind them yourself or want to save time.
  • I don't grind the hemp seeds.
  • Sometimes I will also rotate the batter midway of the baking (around 20-30 minutes into the baking) to ensure the bread is baked evenly.
  • I sprinkle the bottom of the greased pan with some flour prior pouring the batter. It is easier to separate from the pan once the bread is ready.
  • 1 tbsp pumpkin pie spice can be substituted for the ground cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves
  • Pumpkin puree is different from pumpkin pie filling
  • I sometimes use regular milk instead of the almond milk. Coconut milk is also a great milk to use in this recipe.
  • The ½ coconut oil is measured in liquid as opposed to when it is in hard condition
  • If you don’t have 1/3 cups of ground seeds, you can substitute with 1/3 cup of whole wheat flour
  • We are extremely excited to announce we are now using the guidelines to make our recipe safe-friendly. We will slowly be incorporating the safe recipe guidelines into our recipe instructions!


Calories: 282kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 215mg | Potassium: 62mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 2300IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 2.2mg

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