Grain-Free Almond Flour Protein Banana Bread

Grain-Free Almond Flour Protein Banana Bread

This is gonna be LIT!

You guys don’t even know how good my kitchen smelled when I baked up this storm, but you’re about to find out in a few minutes when I give you all the deets on how to whip this baby up!

While we all DIE over how delish it looks, let me tell (tease) you a few things about it:

  • you can have your cake & YOUR PROTEIN too because it’s loaded with plant-based protein
  • it’s full of healthy fats from almond flour (which also makes it completely grain-free); almond flour adds a delicate, tender light & airy texture to baked goods that’s incomparable to any other flour IMO!
  • it contains just ONE TABLESPOON of raw organic creamed honey so it’s basically added sugar free (& of course, it’s refined sugar-free… but you knew that!)
  • it’s full of gut-healing fibre & it makes for a great snack because the combo of fibre & protein will keep you full, satisfied & full of energy!
  • it tastes like CHOCOLATE BANANA HEAVEN
  • it’s light, fluffy, airy, feels like you’re biting into a chocolate banana cloud, full of flavour, naturally sweet but not too sweet, moist, decadent & you’d never believe me if I told you it was THIS healthy. It’s almost too good to be true but I swear… it’s REAL LIFE!

Without further ado, I won’t make you wait much longer! Here’s the recipe & PSA: you might want to warm it up & smother it in almond or peanut butter… JUSS SAYIN!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 mashed ripe bananas
  • 1 & 1/3 cup almond flour
  • 2/3 cup vegan protein of choice (or sub for 2/3 cup more almond flour if you don’t want the protein)
  • 2 tsp. pure organic vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp. raw organic creamed honey
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup creamy almond butter or peanut butter
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/3 cup vegan mini dark chocolate chips
  • 1 tbsp. plant-based milk
  • 2 flax eggs (mix 2 tbsp. ground flaxseed with 6 tbsp. warm water & let sit for 5-7 min.) OR 2 eggs for non-vegan version
  • Pinch sea salt
  • FOR TOPPING: 1/2 banana, sliced

HOW?

  • Prepare the flax eggs.
  • Preheat oven to 350F & line a loaf pan with parchment paper.
  • Mash the bananas & add the other ingredients (except chocolate chips) to the bowl & mix until a batter is formed.
  • Once the batter is uniform, fold in the chocolate chips.

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  • Press the batter into the lined loaf pan, making sure to flatten the top & fill the corners & top with the banana slices.

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  • Bake for 43-45 minutes until your kitch smells like heaven & tops are browned & bananas are caramelized! I always like to do a knife test to make sure it comes out clean!

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  • Let cool completely before slicing, slice & enjoy!

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