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Healthy & Easy Banana Bread

A few whole-foods swaps on a classic recipe
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Servings 12


  • bowl
  • parchment paper
  • pan


  • 3 small very ripe bananas, mashed about 1 1/3 cup
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup or whatever sweetener you love
  • 2 medium eggs or use 2 flax eggs
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil (melted) You can use butter, ghee, or coconut butter here
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt dairy-free coconut or cashew yogurt can work great too
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 1/3 tsp baking soda
  • 2 1/2 cups almond flour or gluten-free flour
  • 1/2 cup optional add-in's see add-in ideas above


  • preheat oven to 375 degrees and grease or line a baking tin with parchment (9"x4" bread tin works great)
  • In a large bowl mix together mix all the wet ingredients (banana, eggs, yogurt, sweetener, oil, lemon juice, and vanilla) until well combined.
  • Next, mix all the dry ingredients in another bowl and then slowly add the mixed dry ingredients to the wet ingredients above. Gentle mixing, do not overmix.
  • Fold in your add-in ingredients of choice. Then pour into your pan.
  • Bake for 55-60min or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Allow to cool then serve.


Store in a cool place for 5-days sealed. Will freeze in an air-tight container or Ziploc bag for 2 months.