Low Carb diets are extremely popular in this day and age, whether you’re trying to shake off a few pounds or it is doctor advised. Traditionally, bread is very high in carbohydrates and quite starchy, which makes it pretty bad for a diet of this nature, fortunately you don’t have to use your bread machine to make a carb-packed loaf, you can suit your eating habits with the best low carb bread machine recipes as discussed in this article.

2 lb low carb bread recipe

This has been designed for those of us making larger loaves (2 lb) but can be adapted to the smaller settings on your bread machine too.


1 cup water
2 medium sized eggs
2 tablespoons margarine
4 tablespoons of sweetener (not sugar, this will not help low carb diets!)
1/2 cup ground Flax seeds
1.5 Cups gluten wheat flour (Bran and Starch removed)
2 tablespoons dried yeast
salt to taste

Preparation Instructions:

Depending largely on your bread machine, simply choose the most suitable setting, combine the ingredients and hit go! If you have one of the better bread makers this will be a really simple process. If you have a crust setting I’d suggest putting it on light for the best taste, though this is of course down to preference. Cooking outside of a bread machine? Add the ingredients in the following order;¬†Water – Eggs – Marge – Sweetener – Flax Seeds – Vital Wheat Gluten and don’t forget to make a well for your yeast before adding it.

A Little Variation?

As with a lot of breads there is a lot you can do to add variation, try adding some granary seeds for an interesting flavor and texture or go more adventurous with some jalapenos for a bit of spice.

Recommended Bread Machine

The make of Bread machine I recommend for this particular type of bread is the Zojirushi, they’re so versatile and have a couple of settings that will bake this bread perfectly, plus a lot of their models have those really clever “fruit and nut compartments” so you can add interesting extras to your bread.

Benefits of this Recipe?

Well it wont send your blood sugars through the roof for one, which is good not only for diabetics or people with other ailments but for everyone. Many people have also had great success with low carb diets so this can be a way to aid your weight loss without having to give up the bread we all crave!