Grain Free Ginger-Banana Bread

So, I’ve been reading a new book series lately and I’ve been totally absorbed in it.  Any spare moment I have, I’m reading.  My blog has taken a back seat simply because I just want to read!  I’ve never been a huge reader, but when I get into a good book it’s really all I can think about.  That being said, I’m not one to stay awake all night to finish a book.  No, I have other priorities that are higher on my list than reading, such as: giving time to my children, feeding myself and my family, sleeping, getting outside while we still have some sun, posting my meals on Instagram…  You get the idea 😉  Basically, it’s just my blog that’s been suffering a bit…okay, and maybe some of the household chores 😉

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But not today!  Today, I’m taking the time to write up this post and to give my mind a bit of a mental break from the fantasy, war, drama, love and wonder of these books.  Today I’m sharing this nut-free Paleo banana bread recipe that has been sitting in draft form for a little over a month.  No, it’s not Whole 30 (as baked goods aren’t supposed to be) but I tested it before starting my Whole 30 😉  It’s husband and son approved too!

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This Grain Free Ginger-Banana Bread combines the sweet flavor of ripe banana, cinnamon and vanilla with an earthy ginger and nutmeg taste.  It is Paleo, grain-free, nut-free, only sweetened with bananas and has the best texture!

Grain Free Ginger-Banana Bread

Ingredients

  • 2 large, ripe bananas (250 g)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 Cup water
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 Cup + 1 Tbsp cassava flour
  • 1/4 Cup coconut flour
  • 2 Tbsp arrowroot flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp pink salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In medium-sized mixing bowl, mash banana.
  3. Add eggs, water and vanilla, mix well.
  4. Add in all dry ingredients, mix well.
  5. Pour batter into lined 8″ x 4″ baking pan.
  6. Bake in oven (middle rack) at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until done.

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This is probably my favorite grain free banana bread.  I’ve experimented with a few other grain free flour combinations, but this one has the perfect texture (so moist!) and taste.  I enjoy eating a few slices with Kitehill plain almond milk yogurt.

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Question for all you:  Read any good books lately?  Do you have a favorite series?  I’m a sucker for a good young adult fantasy.  I don’t know if I should be embarrassed or not, haha!  (Other favorites of mine: Harry Potter, Throne of Glass, Twilight, Shadow and Bone)

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4 Comments on “Grain Free Ginger-Banana Bread

    • What type of flours do you have? I only do gluten free baking, so if you don’t have any gluten free flours then I cannot help you.

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