Ok I don’t know about you, but I have not met anyone who does love a warm delicious slice of banana bread! Growing up my mom made it all the time usually including oil, flour and sugar. Well this banana bread not only does not include white flour, sugar or oil, but it’s low carb and high protein to boot! Not to mention absolutely scrumptious!
Since bananas are higher in sugar than most fruit (30g per medium banana) you need very little sweetener in this recipe. Bananas are also full of fiber, potassium, manganese and vitamin B-6. The potassium in bananas have been shown to aid in leg cramping and lowers blood pressure.Manganese can aid menstrual cramping, prevent osteoporosis and has been used to treat anemia. Vitamin B-6 aids in healthy metabolism function as well as strengthens hairs, nails and promotes skin health. Fiber keeps you full in between meals and lowers cholesterol.
The national weight loss regisrty as well as several studies have found that people who consume fruit in addition to their weight loss plan not only are successful in weight loss, but keep the weight off more so than their non fruit consuming counter parts. So please do not be afraid on consuming fruit while trying to take off those unwanted pounds!
This banana bread is high in protein, which makes it perfect for breakfast or and afternoon snack. So, even though it may not be your mama’s banana bread it is hella good! Here’s the recipe:
2 ripe bananas
1 Tbsp. Stevia
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1 cup almond flour
2 Tbsp. ground flax seeds
1 teaspoon organic vanilla extract
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Farenheit
2. Mash ripe bananas in mixing bowl
3. Add additional wet ingredients
4. Mix in dry ingredients until incorporated
5. Spray baking dish with cooking spray and pour in the delicious batter
6. Bake banana bread for 32-35 minutes until middle is cooked through
7. Realize your house smells like delicious banana bread
8. Enjoy! 🙂
Makes 8 servings
Nutrition per slice: 150 calories, 8g fat, 12.5g protein, 10g carbohydrates, 2.6g fiber, 8mg cholesterol.