Better-For-You Banana Bread

Recipes

I’m always on a mission to make┬átraditional baked goods better for you so I can continue to indulge- guilt-free. Here’s a version of banana bread that will leave your taste buds and body feeling oh-so-happy.

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Ingredients:
1 cup coconut flour
2 ripe bananas
2 large eggs
1/3 cup almond butter
1 cup almond milk
1 tsp vanilla and/or almond extract
3 Tbsp honey
3/4 cup old fashioned oats
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
nuts, fruit, chocolate chips optional

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Directions:
Preheat oven to 375. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together. Spray bread pan with olive oil or rub with butter. The mix will fill about 2-3 inches. Cook for about an hour or until golden brown. Enjoy!

Pro Tip:
Enjoy warm with almond butter as a spread ­čÖé

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No Sugar, No Flour Pumpkin Protein Muffins

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Happy First Day of Fall! I don’t know about you, but I’m having pumpkin fever. One of my favorite parts of baking is creating new recipes or modifying existing ones to make my favorite concoctions. I’m not great at following recipes, so it’s fun to experiment with what will actually cook in the oven.

Here’s my latest.

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Protein Pumpkin Muffins (No sugar, No flour, Gluten-Free)

What you’ll need:
2 cups old fashioned oats
2 large eggs
1/2 can pure pumpkin
1/4 cup almond milk
1/3 cup coconut oil
1 tsp vanilla extract
1tsp almond extract
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1/3 cup honey
cinnamon
pumpkin pie spice
1/3 cup raw pecans, chopped
1/2 cup Kashi Harvest cereal (totally optional!)

Directions:
Preheat oven to 375. In a large mixing bowl, mix all ingredients together. Spray muffin pan with olive oil. Fill each cup full (they don’t really expand). Bake for about 15-20 minutes. Makes 9 muffins.

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