1/3cuppaleo friendly chocolate chipsor for low carb use chopped low carb chocolate bar, I used these low carb chips * optional., soy & dairy free
1/4cuppecanschopped *optional, can omit for nut free.
Preheat oven to 375 F, and grease a 9x5x2 inch loaf pan.
In a large mixing bowl combine: 3 eggs, maple syrup, milk of choice, melted butter or coconut oil, vanilla extract, lemon or orange zest, apple sauce, minced cranberries, and baking soda-apple cider vinegar mixture. Stir together thoroughly.
Add to mixture in bowl: coconut flour, golden flax meal. Stir in thoroughly.
Add to batter the optional pecans and chocolate chips. Mix in well.
Spoon batter into loaf pan and spread evenly in pan.
Bake at 375 F for about 28 to 32 minutes, or until tooth pick comes out of center clean.
Cool, slice and serve. Store any left-over portions in fridge.
Nutritional Data for Low Carb Version: Servings: 8, Serving size: 1 slice, Cal: 176, Carbs: 10.8 g / Net Carbs: 6.6 g, Fiber: 4.2 g, Fat: 13 g, Protein: 5 g, Sugar: 2 gNutritional Data for Paleo Version: Servings: 8, Serving size: 1 slice, Cal: 225, Carbs: 23 g / Net Carbs: 19.8, Fiber: 4.2, Protein: 5 g, Sugar: 14 g*All nutritional data are estimates based on the products I used*