Paleo. Banana Bread.

When you have ripe bananas lying around (or you avoid eating bananas all week in order to have ripe bananas) this is the recipe to use them for.

If you’re like me and you’re still trying to keep your 2019 ‘fitness goals’ going strong, this paleo banana bread will taste like a slice of heaven, without all of the guilt of a sugar-filled treat. This is a recipe by Rachl Mansfield, tested and approved.

Wet Ingredients:

– 3 Large Ripe Bananas

– 1/2 Cup Nut Butter

– 3 Room Temperature Eggs

–  3 Tbsp 100% Real Maple Syrup

– 1 Tbsp Coconut Oil

– 1 Tbsp Vanilla Extract

Dry Ingredients:

– 1/3 Cup + 2 Tbsp Coconut Flour

– 1 Tsp Baking Powder

– 1 Tsp Cinnamon or Nutmeg

Toppings:

– 1 Tbsp Nut Butter

– Chopped up Cacao (or sub dark chocolate if you’re not on a strict paleo diet)

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350°

Line a 8x8 or bread loaf pan with parchment paper

Mix the dry ingredients and set aside

Mash or use a hand mixer to blend the wet ingredients. Then add in the dry ingredients.

Pour batter into pan and then dollop the nut butter in small amounts around the batter. Use a chopstick or toothpick to swirl the nut butter around the top layer. 

Add cacao or chocolate and then place the pan in the center of the oven.

Bake for 40-45 minutes or until edges have turned slightly brown.

Let cool (if you’re one of those), slice and enjoy!

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