SCI Healthy Diet Choice

A spinal cord injury (SCI) healthy diet choice – carrot, pistachio and coconut bread. Drop me a line if you don’t love this easy SCI healthy diet choice…

As a time poor carer I love to cook healthy food so easy recipes are always welcome. Here is a tasty choice that doesn’t induce any guilt! Great to eat fresh but also great toasted. Enjoy…

SCI healthy diet choice – Carrot, Pistachio, and Coconut Bread

Total time: 40 minutes / Serves 12


¾ cup all-purpose flour
¾ cup wholemeal flour
1¼ tsp cardamom
1 tsp baking powder
½ tsp baking soda
Spice – 1 tsp cinnamon, 1/3 tsp of nutmeg, ginger and ground cloves
½ tsp black pepper
¼ tsp kosher salt
½ cup coconut oil, melted
⅓ cup honey
3 lg eggs
¼ cup buttermilk
1½ cup grated carrots (about 3 med)
½ cup chopped pistachios
½ cup unsweetened coconut flakes


1. HEAT oven to 350°F. Lightly coat 8″ springform pan with cooking spray.
2. WHISK first 8 ingredients in a large bowl. In another medium bowl, stir oil, honey, eggs, and buttermilk until combined. Gently pour the wet mixture into flour mixture. Fold in carrots, pistachios, and coconut.

A SCI Healthy Diet Choice








A SCI Healthy Diet Choice

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Pour into pan. Bake until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean, about 30 minutes.

3. REMOVE from oven; cool for 20 minutes. Remove from pan, cool completely. Eat!

A SCI Healthy Diet Choice

SCI healthy diet choice – carrot, pistachio and coconut bread

NUTRITION (per serving) 238 cal, 5 g pro, 23 g carb, 3 g fiber, 9 g sugars, 15 g fat, 10.5 g sat fat, 168 mg sodium

KHALIL HYMORE  –  altered here by Everyday Caring.