Superfood PB Banana Bread (Vegan + Gluten Free, Protein-Rich)
All the gooey goodness of the most decadent sweet and salty peanut butter banana bread without the dairy, gluten, or added cups of sugar. This recipe is enriched with protein powder and chia seeds, elevating it to superfood status. Indulge without guilt my friends!
- 4 Ripe Bananas
- 1 tbsp Coconut Oil
- 2 tbsp Chia Seeds mixed with 6 tbsp water
- 2 tbsp Peanut Butter
- 1 tsp Grade A Maple Syrup optional
- 1/2 cup GF all purpose Flour
- 1 serving Vegan Protein Powder ex. 44g of Garden of Life Sport
- 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
- 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
- 1 tsp Cinnamon
- 1 tbsp Cacao Nibs
- 1 tbsp Walnut Pieces
Mix chia seeds with 6 tbsp of water in a small bowl. Stir and let sit for 15+ minutes.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease bread tin with coconut oil.
With a standing or hand mixer, beat bananas in a large bowl on med/high.
Gently add coconut oil, chia seed mixture, vanilla extract and peanut butter. Add maple syrup if using.
Reduce speed to low and gently add flour, protein powder, baking soda, baking powder, and cinnamon. Continue to beat on low until well mixed.
Pour mixture evenly into greased bread pan.
Evenly sprinkle cacao nibs and walnuts on top.
Bake for 35-40 minutes, remove from oven and let cool in pan.