So it’s not “What’s For Dinner Wednesday” but I’m bringing you a yummy recipe nonetheless. I think I’m going to mix things up a bit on the blog and starting next week will post recipes in my weekly Tasty Tuesday series (catchy, I know). I hope you’ll come back each week and find a delicious recipe to add to your collection. Now on to this delicious Banana Bread!
I can remember eating my Grandma’s homemade banana bread (slathered in butter) when I was a kid. When I became a Mom, I used to make it for my boys, though it was from a box and not scratch. When we went gluten-free due to our daughter’s allergy, however; that meant no more Trader Joe’s boxed banana bread. So, like any Mom, I went to the Internet to find a recipe for a gluten-free banana bread that we could all enjoy. That’s when I stumbled on The Civilized Caveman website and this recipe for Paleo Banana Bread. There’s a reason this banana bread is the most popular recipe on the website. Not only is it delicious and moist, it’s actually good for you! P.S. If you’ve never heard of George or his website, definitely hop over there and check it out. His story is inspiring and the website offers free weekly meal plans complete with shopping lists. He is also the New York Times Best-Selling author of The Paleo Kitchen.
What You’ll Need:
- 4 bananas
- 1/2 cup almond butter (or coconut, sunflower seed, macadamia nut, etc butter)
- 4 tablespoons grass-fed butter, melted (I substitute coconut oil)
- 1/2 cup coconut flour (or almond flour, macadamia nut meal, etc)
- 1 tablespoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon gluten-free baking powder
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- pinch of sea salt
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit
- Combine wet ingredients (bananas, eggs, and nut butter, and grass-fed butter in a Blendtec, blender, food processor, or mixing bowl and mix well (I mash the bananas first, then mix all wet ingredients in my Blendtec)
- Once all of your wet ingredients are blended, add in your dry ingredients (coconut flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, vanilla, and sea salt) and mix well
- Pour your batter into a greased loaf pan and spread it
- Place in preheated oven and bake for 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean
- Remove from oven and allow bread to cool on a cooling rack
- Slice and serve
Please don’t let the label of Gluten Free discourage you from giving this recipe a try. It’s full of protein, good fats and fiber and a much healthier, yet still tasty bread. We enjoy having this for breakfast all warmed up and yes, slathered in butter and even as a late night treat. I would love to hear if you give this recipe a try and if you like it, please share via the buttons below. Sharing is Caring! Enjoy!