Paleo Banana Bread Recipe

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Happy Almost Valentine's Day!

I baked a new grain free, gluten free, paleo banana bread recipe the other day. It was quick, easy, and sweet. (Kinda like me - haha!) I don't necessarily do a ton of paleo or grain free baking, but after baking with a new gluten-free flour blend that I wasn't too impressed with last week, I decided to try a banana bread sans flour.

You can choose to include the chocolate chips or leave them out. I have a few bags of Lily's Chocolate Chips leftover from when they were on sale at Whole Foods over the holidays. Because this recipe is not too sweet, I think the chocolate chips as a nice touch.

I didn't want to make a huge loaf, so this one is actually half size. Feel free to double the recipe and adjust the cooking time to cook for closer to 45-50 minutes. You could also bake it in a mini loaf pan instead of the usual 8" or 9" loaf pan.

Also, it's worth noting that I purchased all of these ingredients at Trader Joe's. I love that store! I get everything from avocados to my face lotion to flowers there. 

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Paleo Banana Bread Recipe

Makes one small loaf

  • 2 rotten bananas
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup melted extra virgin coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/3 cup coconut flour
  • 1/3 cup almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon basking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon basking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 cup Lily's Chocolate Chips (or your favorite brand of mini chocolate chips)
  • 1/2 ripe banana, sliced
  1. Preheat oven to 350f degrees.
  2. In a blend, blend together the rotten bananas, and oil. Once combined add the coconut sugar and vanilla.
  3. In a medium size bowl, stir together the coconut flour, almond flour, flaxseed, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. 
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the mixing bowl. Stir until just combined. Add in the chocolate chips.
  5. Grease the baking pan. Pour the batter into the pan. Top with sliced banana.
  6. Bake for approximately 20-25 minutes. Until a toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Allow to cool in pan for about an hour. Slice and enjoy!

Please let me know if you try out the banana bread. Enjoy!

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