Healthy banana bread recipe

Healthy Banana Bread Recipe

I am thrilled about this featured fit mom post written by Ali, certified nutrition and wellness consultant. Ali is a former elementary teacher and current group fitness instructor, personal trainer, and healthy personal chef. Read more about Ali and subscribe to her blog updates. You can also follow Ali on Twitter for healthy recipe ideas.

Healthy banana bread recipe

Healthy banana bread recipe that the kids will love.

Do you have some extra bananas that are brown and need to be pitched soon? Or do you have 2 cups of spinach left in your Costco sized container that you are ready to get rid of your fridge? Or maybe you need a way to get your kids to eat green veggies? Or do you need to come up with a dish to take to a kid’s party? Or are you looking for a fabulous vegan banana bread recipe? Or maybe you just need a reason to bake something?

What ever you need, this banana bread will take care of it. You can call it Shrek bread, or Monster bread or St.Patrick’s Day Lucky Leprechaun bread. You could call it Hulk bread or Slime bread. You can call it anything because you kids will love it.

Other good news for those who prefer, it’s vegan. No eggs. No milk. No butter.

daughter helping with healthy banana bread recipe

Ali’s 2 year old daughter, Anna, helping make the healthy banana bread.

Ingredients (1 loaf)

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar (loosely packed)
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 2/3 c. almond milk
  • 1.5 c. spinach
  • 3-4 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 T. chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups Trader Joe’s mulitgrain baking mix

Instructions

  1. Blend spinach and almond milk in a blender.
  2. Add sugar, coconut oil, bananas, chia seeds and vanilla.
  3. Stir to combine until mixed.
  4. Add in baking mix and mix together.
  5. Bake in a greased loaf pan at 350 for 40-50 minutes.
  6. Serve!
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