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French Meadow Bakery
2610 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55408

1-877-No Yeast
FAX: 612-870-0907

Thank you for your interest in French Meadow Bakery's Award-Winning, Organic, Internationally Distributed Yeast-Free Bread. We are very proud of our fine handcrafted breads and the customers who so appreciate our baking efforts. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to call or write.

The French Meadow Story

Since 1985 French Meadow Bakery has produced the most pure, organic and artfully crafted yeast free breads that cater to our customers’ special dietary needs, allergies and concerns for the healthiest foods for their bodies.

Lynn Gordon, the founder of French Meadow, is a certified macrobiotic teacher, and for many years prior to her baking bread, taught cooking and lifestyle classes at the Traditional Center for Macrobiotics in St. Paul. Lynn consulted with individuals with cancer and severe illnesses, with a teaching emphasis on healing with whole foods. French Meadow was a natural evolution, and needed bread in the marketplace because of Lynn’s concern with healthy lifestyle, nutrition, and environmental issues. There were many healthy all sprouted, yeasty, and sweetened breads available…..but only two small bakeries in the entire country were baking the coveted yeast free, hence, phytic acid free, naturally leavened breads. These breads are even tolerated by those with wheat sensitivities, due to the increased absorption and digestion of nutrients and lack of phytic & trypsin inhibitors…the bread acts similarly to an acidophilus culture, increasing the health of the flora in the intestines.

Composed simply of organic stoneground grains, sprouted grains, unrefined sea salt, and purified water, our goal is to bake the most natural and exceptionally nutritious breads available anywhere. French Meadow is the longest continuously certified organic bakery in the country and is committed to using only non-GMO ingredients to create breads that complement a healthy lifestyle. All of our breads are yeast free, dairy free, oil free, and contain absolutely no sweeteners of any kind…..not even barley malt!
Not merely a healthy product, French Meadow breads are renowned for their excellent taste and texture, and have been twice named by Bon Appetite magazine as one of the TEN BEST bread bakeries in the USA.
Recently DR Susan Love, author of The Breast Book and many other books on women’s health, appeared on Good Morning America, and to our surprise, recommended our sprouted Woman’s Bread with soy Isoflavones for women of all ages to prevent osteoporosis, breast cancer, and for overall support and balance of the endocrine system. She had purchased the loaf at a store in Manhattan, and we have been receiving inquiries since then. DR Andrew Weil has also recommended our 100% rye breads in his newsletter.

French Meadow Bakery Products


Our goal is to bake the most natural and nutritious, best tasting breads available, while educating our customers about the health benefits of baking without yeast and the importance of supporting organic farming.


All of our products are Kosher Parve with the exception of the 100% Rye Breads, Healthseed Rye Bread and Spelt Wild Rice Bread.

Click here for a full list of our products and ingredients

French Meadow Cafe

Wholesome Breakfasts


European Breakfast - three slices of organic sourdough toast with strawberry jam - 2.50

French Meadow’s Famous Fruit & Nut Pancakes - Single 4.50 - Double 7.50

Country Waffles - with fresh homemade sauces 6.95

Omelet Du Jour - Served with organic sourdough toast (egg whites available) 7.50

- add hashbrowns and bacon additional $2.00

Breakfast Burrito - with hashbrowns, eggs, cheddar, scallions topped with black bean chili, chipotle, sourcream, and cilantro. Served with salsa and organic sourdough bread 7.95

Organic Oatmeal - - Plain with steamed milk & two pieces of toast 3.95

- Or with fresh fruit, nuts, raisins & two pieces of toast 4.95

Organic French Toast - two thick slices of sourdough french toast 6.95


Deep Dish Quiche

Asparagus with spinach, goat cheese- served with mixed field greens & baguette 8.50, or

Ham, Swiss & mushroom - served with mixed field greens & baguette 8.50


Hashbrown Platters

Plain 3.50

Cheese & scallions 4.50

Cheese & scallions & one poached egg 5.75

Cajun Style Hashbrowns

Spicy hash browns with onion, red, green & Anaheim Peppers, crispy bacon, tomato & cheese. 5.95 - Add an egg 1.25


Organic Poached Eggs

Two poached eggs on sourdough toast 4.95

- or served over sauteed vegetables 7.95


Breakfast Country Style

Omelet Du Jour, side of hashbrowns, bacon, organic sourdough toast and homemade salsa - 7.50


Seasonal Fresh Fruit Bowl

Bowl of fresh fruit with two pieces of toast 5.50

Bowl of fresh fruit with yogurt & two pieces of toast 6.25

Sweet Goods


Blueberry, Strawberry Rhubarb, Low fat Peach, Lemon Poppyseed, Bran with Cream Cheese, Lemon Cheesecake, a daily special, & two varieties of vegan Muffins. Minnesota Wild Rice, Raspberry & Apple Caramel Cakes - 1.75


Blueberry-Raspberry, Buttermilk, Cinnamon Currant, Cheddar Scallion, Cranberry White Chocolate, Low Fat Berry, & two varieties of vegan 1.75

Bars & Brownies

Real Lemon, Rhubarb, Pumpkin, Vegan Brown Rice Crispy, Vegan Raspberry Chocolate, Blonde Brownies, Peanut Butter Brownies, & Nanaimo bars - 2.50

Deep Dish Cookies

White & Dark Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter, Frosted Ginger, Frosted Oatmeal Raisin, Snickerdoodle, & two varieties of vegan Cookies - 1.25


White chocolate raspberry, new york, turtle (chocolate, caramel, pecan), butterfinger and seasonal fresh fruit - 3.95

Moist & Tall Layer Cakes

Traditional carrot, West Indies spice with caramel buttercream, Aunt Rose's banana with mocha buttercream. - 3.75

Cappuccino Torte

A favorite at the Cafe for years. Vanilla infused layers of chocolate ganache, chocolate mousse and mocha cream.- 4.25

Killer Chocolate Cake

A dense, rich and moist dark chocolate cake that tastes like a decadent chocolate truffle. For the chocolate "purist". - 3.95

Creamy Spoonfulls

Creme Brulee Chocolate Pots de Creme or bread pudding - 3.50

Rustic Tarts

A sweet pastry shell filled with a variety of fresh fruits, nuts, meringues and custards. Key lime, lemon meringue, silky chocolate creme rum maple pecan, fudgy peanut - 3.95

From Our Grill

Roasted Vegetable Sandwich

with organic Portabello mushrooms, roasted eggplant, roma tomatoes, goat cheese, mixed greens & basil pesto on a rustic ciabotta - 8.50

Incredible Grilled Cheese Sandwich

with white cheddar, Swiss cheese, red & green peppers, tomato and dijon mustart on white sourdough bread 6.50

Tempeh Reuben

Grilled marinated organic Tempe, sauerkraut, & zesty dressing on rustic rye bread 7.95

Grilled Rachel

Turkey, sauerkraut, zesty homemade dressing and swiss cheese on rustic rye bread - 7.95

Turkey & Smoked Gouda

Turkey, gouda cheese, dried cranberries, romaine lettuce, red onions and pain levain sourdough - 7.95

Grilled Tuna Sandwich

Tunafish salad ( albacore tuna, basil, celery, red onion, green onion, mayonaise), with tomato, Swiss, lettuce-caper aioli on Summer whole wheat bread 7.95


All wraps are served with tortilla chips & a pickle

Chicken Caesar Wrap

Grilled Chicken, roasted red peppers, Parmesan cheese, & our outstanding Caesar dressing & romaine, on a spinach tortilla. 7.50

BLT smoked bacon, lemon caper aioli, tomato & lettuce in a spinach tortilla - $7.50

BBQ Chicken

with brown rice, grilled peppers & onions, guacamole and lettuce in a spinach tortilla 7.95

Middle Eastern

Hummus, babaganoush, tabouli, olives and lettuce in a flour tortilla 7.95

California Wrap

Smoked turkey, guacamole, alfalfa sprouts, romaine lettuce & red onion on a spinach tortilla 7.50

Asian Wrap

grilled marinated tofu, brown rice, stir fried vegies and Asian slaw on a flour tortilla 7.50



Sandwiches can be served on any variety of bread, and are served with tortilla chips, and a pickle

Smoked Turkey

Turkey, Gouda, dried cranberries, lettuce & red onions, and honey mustard on Rustic White bread 7.95




Portabello Quesadilla - goat jack & white cheddar cheese, organic spinach, red onions & organic portabello mushrooms with a spicy organic tomato chipolte salsa. $7.95

Chicken Quesadilla - Grilled chicken, goat jack and white cheddar cheeses, organic spinach and sun-dried tomatoes served with a spicy tomato-chipotle salsa $8.95

Middle East Sampler - hummus, babaganoush & tabouli served with kalamata olives & baguette $7.50

Le Trois- choise any three pasta, vegetable or bean salads from our deli served with organic sourdough bread - $7.95



Organic Rustic Breads

French Meadow Breads contain no yeast or dairy, and are made with only organic ingredients. We offer over 30 varieties of authentic European style breads, rolls, bagels, baguettes and pizza crusts.

Please see our bread guide for varieties call our café for a menu.


Garden Fresh Deli - all salads & soups are served with sourdough bread

Tofu Sesame Salad- grilled tofu tossed with organic mixed field greens, carrots, cabbage, cucumbers& scallions in sesame vinaigrette - 8.95

Cobb Salad- grilled chicken, hardboiled eggs, roasted tomatoes, green bans bacon over organic mixed field greens, in an avocado lime dressing - 10.95

Sesame Chicken Salad- grilled chicken tossed with organic mixed field greens, carrots, cabbage, cucumbers& scallions in sesame vinaigrette - 9.95

Southwestern Chicken Salad- grilled chicken, black beans, sour cream, salsa, tomato, red onion, goat & cheddar cheeses, romaine & a grilled tortilla with an avocado lime dressing - 10.95

Caesar Salad or Organic Mixed Greens Salad - 5.95 - Add Chicken 1.50



Award Winning Vegan Black Bean Chili, Creamy Tomato Basil, and two daily specials

Cup 3.25 Bowl 4.95 - All soups & salads served with sourdough bread





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Gourmet Arabica Brewed Coffees, Espresso Drinks, Teas, Hot Cocoa, Chai with Steamed Milk, Chaulaits


Now serving Wine & Beer (see our dinner menu)


2610 Lyndale Ave South, Minneapolis, Minnesota


Café (612) 870 - 7855 - Fax (612) 870 - 0907

Office (612) 870 - 4740 Fax (612) 870 - 0907


Café Hours

Sunday - Thursday 6:30 am to 9:00 pm - Summer Hours to 10:00 pm

Friday & Saturday 6:30 am to 11:00 pm


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