Hearty Banana Bread

Hearty Banana Bread

This recipe for Hearty Banana Bread is vegan-friendly and a healthy way to get your sweet tooth satiated without sacrifice!


Hearty Banana Bread

  • 1 Tbsp ground flaxseed + 2.5 Tbsp water, combined
  • 3 medium ripe bananas 
  • 1/4 heaping cup almond butter or peanut butter 
  • 3 Tbsp vegetable oil or melted vegan butter
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2-3 Tbsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 3/4 cup dairy-free milk
  • 1/2 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cup flour 
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup chopped raw walnuts (optional) 


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF 
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine flaxseed, water, nut butter, vegetable oil, sea salt, honey, and brown sugar. Mix well with a whisk. Peel and add bananas, mash them with a fork and mix them into the other ingredients. 
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, oatmeal, and baking powder. Fold dry ingredients into wet ingredients with a rubber spatula. 
  4. Add dairy-free milk and thoroughly combine the ingredients. 
  5. Once mixed, fold in ¼ cup of the chopped walnuts if desired.
  6. Pour batter into a bread pan, top with remaining walnuts 
  7. Bake for 1 hour to 1 hour and 15 minutes. The loaf should be firm and golden brown at the top. Stick with a toothpick or knife, if it comes out clean, it is done. 
  8. Remove from the oven and let cool before cutting. Store in the refrigerator for up to 4-5 days. 
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