Skinny Strawberry-Banana Bread

Banana bread made with gluten-free flour is nice, but stir in strawberries and suddenly you’ve got a treat that’ll make everyone smile for a month! This delicious banana bread is so simple to make, sweetened with a bit of coconut sugar (or pure maple syrup, if you please), then baked into two-bite mini loaves. You can also cook this recipe into regular-sized mini loaves, standard-sized muffins, or mini muffins. The batter works perfectly for every kind of baking pan!

Skinny-Strawberry-Banana-Bread

Yield :

  • 24 mini loaves
  • Serving Size: 1 mini loaf
  • SmartPoints value : 4

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup mashed over-ripe bananas
  • 1 1/4 cup gluten-free flour (Pamela’s was used for this recipe) *recipe is Paleo if paleo-friendly grain-free,
  • gluten-free flour is used
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons arrowroot powder
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup or coconut sugar
  • 2/3 cup coconut milk (lite or whole will work)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 cup finely-chopped fresh strawberries

Preparation :

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a blender or food processor, beat together the bananas,gluten-free flour, arrowroot powder, sweetener, vanilla, baking powder, coconut milk, coconut oil, and cinnamon together.
  • Stir in chia seeds. Allow to sit for 5 minutes while the chia seeds thicken the batter. Add the finely chopped berries to the batter and stir them in gently.
  • Spray a 24-count mini loaf tin (or 36-count mini muffin tin) with nonstick olive oil spray. Spoon batter into baking tin.
  • Bake for 8-12 minutes, or just until the center of each muffin springs back when touched lightly.
  • Remove and cool.
  • If desired, drizzle more coconut cream & chia seeds over cooked loaves. Serve and enjoy!

Nutritional Info :

  •  24 mini loaves
  • Serving Size: 1 mini loaf
  • Calories: 87
  • Total Fat: 3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 55 mg
  • Carbohydrates: 15 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1 g
  • Sugars: 7 g
  • Protein: 1 g
  • SmartPoints value : 4

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