This banana bread is fluffy, moist, and so easy to make. As long as your bananas are properly ripe, you shouldn’t have any trouble with this recipe.
- BANANAS. I try to incorporate as many starches into my diet as possible – Dr. John McDougall’s THE STARCH SOLUTION is an extremely informative book that explains the benefits to eating a starch based diet. Bananas are a staple in this diet as they can improve digestion, cure heartburn, increase our energy levels, and keep us satiated for hours.
- CARROTS. Like bananas, carrots are great for digestion. They also boost our immune system, regulate blood sugar levels, improve eyesight, and prevent disease.
- WALNUTS. Rich in antioxidants and omega-3s, walnuts are one of my favorite nuts as just a handful keeps me satiated for a long time. They give this bread a nice crunch, but can be omitted if you don’t eat nuts.
Breakfast or Dessert
This can easily be a dessert and is amazing paired with vanilla nice cream, but I prefer a slice in the morning with my coffee as breakfast. It’s very filling, but I like to eat it with fruit for extra energy. Post workout it’s an amazing treat!
- If you don’t count macros, this doesn’t apply to you! I’m only counting macros right now because I’m working out 5-6x a week and am trying to gain muscle/lose fat. Other than that I don’t care too much about macros!
- Macros are per slice – this bread has around 8 slices
Banana Carrot Bread
- 3 ripe bananas
- 1/2 cup plant-based milk
- 1.5 cups shredded carrots
- 1/2 cup walnuts
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp sea salt
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 cup golden monkfruit
- 2 tsp nutmeg or cinnamon
- 3 tbsp coconut oil
- set oven to 350 degrees
- combine flours, baking powder, baking soda, salt, golden monkfruit, and nutmeg in a bowl
- in a separate bowl, mash the bananas. add in the coconut milk, carrots, walnuts, and coconut oil. once evenly mixed, combine both bowls
- mixture will be very gooey and sticky - make sure to mix everything through so there’s no loose powder
- lightly grease the pan you’re using before adding in mixture - keep it as even as possible. I didn’t do this in mine, but feel free to add additional toppings before baking - more walnuts or a banana sliced down the middle would be great
- bake for 50 min switching halfway through. let cool for 20 min before popping it out - I sprinkled vegan powdered sugar and more walnuts on top