V/GF Banana Bread!

It’s here! My most favorite recipe for the beloved morning treat. :)

Enjoy this healthy indulgence.

Hot Tip: I love keeping a slice in my bag for after a workout. The protein helps your muscles grow & the whole grains will give you lasting energy.

RECIPE

Ingredients

Wet:

  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed

  • 1 Tbsp flax seed, mixed with 3 Tbsp water

  • 3 Tbsp coconut oil, melted

  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1/3 cup honey

Dry:

  • 3 1/2 tsp baking powder

  • 3/4 tsp sea salt

  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon or ginger (or a combo of both!)

  • 1 1/4 cup almond meal

  • 2 1/2 cup quinoa flour (or other GF flour blend of choice)

  • 3/4 cup unsweetened almond, oat, or coconut milk

  • Optional: 1 extra banana, sliced

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease a loaf pan with coconut oil.


  2. Add all ingredients wet ingredients together (except almond milk) & stir until combined.

  3. Add in baking powder, salt, & spices. Stir until combined.

  4. Add in flour, a little bit at a time. Alternate with milk to reach desired consistency - should look like a smooth & wet batter, but not too drippy.

  5. Pour combined ingredients into loaf pan. Add sliced banana on top (if using.)

  6. Bake for ~60 minutes until a knife comes out clean out of the center of the loaf.

  7. Let cool completely, serve with nut butter or enjoy alone!

Melanie Thomas