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Best Banana Nut Bread Recipe Ever

Oh gosh, this one takes the cake–ok, the bread? But it does, it’s the most incredible and by far the best Banana Nut Bread Recipe ever! And it has no refined sugar either. It’s also perfect for a gluten free diet, grain free diet, chemical free diet, soy free diet, paleo diet, Southbeach diet, and on and on. But most of all, we think you’ll love it as you go through your transformation of improved health and beauty. Please comment, share, indulge! (btw, we reply to every comment!) We can’t wait to hear what you think of this recipe! xo 

Best Banana Nut Bread Recipe Ever - grain-free, sugar-free, paleo, dairy-free watch out!

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Ok, are you ready for the best banana bread recipe ever? Ok, of course there is a catch…actually I think we need to add that this is the best banana nut bread, whether you’re grain (or gluten) intolerant or not! Paleo, Southbeach, Gaps dieters are about to fall in LOVE all over again! 🙂

I really love banana nut bread.  I remember my mom used to make it and I loved the savory smell that filled the house and then the taste–yumm!  I used to slather it with butter, but don’t recommend that anymore.  But the beautiful truth is that you don’t really even need it to have additional oil because this is going to be one of the moistest banana (nut or not) bread you’ve sunk your teeth into.

It’s seriously amazing. It really is the Best Grain free Banana Bread Recipe I’ve tasted. And the texture gives no hint that it’s healthy either.  It looks, feels and tastes as good, if not better than any of the traditional banana bread recipes, but this one happens to be gluten free, and refined sugar-free, dairy-free and soy-free.  I guess we might as well add peanut free and unhealthy fat free too.  It almost sounds like we’ve got nothing left, right? Wrong. lol, we actually have a very amazing loaf of the best grain-free banana bread around.

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Okay, a little word of warning before you look at the list of ingredients and start hyperventilating.  It only looks like a long list, but it’s really not bad at all.  If there are new ingredients that look a little different, just know that they will soon become some of your new best cooking friends.  So breathe…and jot down the few things you don’t have, then add them to your eternal pantry.

The one little note I’ll share is make sure to only use green powder stevia, which is the pure form it comes in.  I don’t recommend any trademarked brands because they’ve been chemically altered. We believe that it makes a big difference, especially if you’re struggling with your health at all. You’ll notice coconut milk in the recipe below, HOWEVER, it’s super easy and fun to make. If you’d like to save some $$$, just head across to our sidebar and SUBSCRIBE and we’ll hook you up with a recipe that will change your world (for the better of course!)

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Now go whip this delicious treat together, and if you have anything left, be sure to keep it in the fridge.  And, btw, it freezes really nicely too.

Best Banana Nut Bread Recipe Ever

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 40-45 minutes
  • Yield: 2 loaves

WET INGREDIENTS
6 ripe bananas
1 cup coconut oil (cold pressed, non-refined)
2/3 cup organic coconut milk
3 eggs, hormone free, omega 3 enriched
2 tablespoons lemon juice
DRY INGREDIENTS
1 cup coconut sugar
2 teaspoons raw organic stevia (green powder)
1 3/4 cups organic almond flour (this is cheaper when purchased in bulk)
1 3/4 cups organic tapioca starch
1 1/2 teaspoons organic baking powder- gluten & aluminum free
1 teaspoon natural baking soda
1 teaspoon Pink Himalayan sea salt 
1 cup chopped Raw Live Walnuts (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F or 175 C
  2. Grease 2 loaf pans with coconut oil.
  3. Mix the WET ingredients together in a large bowl, using a hand mixer.
  4. In a separate bowl, stir all of the DRY ingredients together, then pour them into the bowl with the WET ingredients.
  5. Pour the batter into the greased pans, pouring equally between both pans.
  6. Place in oven and cook 40-45 minutes.
  7. Allow to cool and serve

Store anything that’s left (if any 🙂 in the refrigerator.

Let us know how you like it!! 

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Healthy snack ideas for beautiful skin

Frozen Grapes, a quick healthy snack

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I almost feel guilty posting this because it’s sooo easy!  But on the other hand I don’t because I’ve shared it with so many people that stop and say, “Why didn’t I think of that?” And I have a feeling that once you try them yourself, you’ll be happy that we took the time to post such a simple easy trick…healthy snack ideas for beautiful skin!  If not, just keep it to yourself, lol 🙂

While we’re at it though, we probably would do this entire post complete injustice if we didn’t share why grapes make such an amazing snack anyway.  So let’s just look at some of the reported health benefits of grapes….

Here are some of the ailments that can benefit by eating more grapes:

  • athsma
  • allergies
  • constipation
  • heart disease
  • migraine headaches
  • indigestion
  • fatigue
  • cancer
  • auto-immune disease
  • kidney disorders
  • macular degeneration
  • Alzheimer’s
  • cataracts…

need I go on??

So basically, grapes are nutrient dense and loaded with antioxidants which we embrace because they keep us healthy and our bodies beautiful at the same time.  So what’s not to love?

Maybe it’s time to head right over to the grocery store and pick up some grapes.

While you’re at it..

The red ones contain the most nutrients

and you’ll want to buy them organic.

And ps.. Freezing helps maintain a lot of the nutrients!  We knew you’d like that 🙂

Hope that helps and enjoy your new favorite little quick snack!

Please share your thoughts and ideas, we love hearing from you ALWAYS!

xox

Laurie & Tiffany

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