Friday, February 20, 2009

Banana Bread (updated 6/30/16)


This recipe is my version adapted from Whole Health MD (link on side bar).

Banana Nut Bread w/ Dates (pictured on the right)

Preheat oven to 350 F and prepare 9 x 5 loaf pan, oiling and flour dusting bottom and sides.

In mixing bowl combine:

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup of raw sugar or raw honey
2 eggs, large
3 bananas, small to med. mashed (I use ripe and through in bowl to mash as it goes)

Add to wet mix:

1/2 cup golden flax meal (or other)
1 cup organic white wheat
1 cup organic all-purpose
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 - 1 cup chopped walnuts (opt.)
1/2 cup chopped dates

Stir all together until just combined.
Spoon batter into prepared loaf pan and bake for 50 -55 minutes or until toothpick stuck in center comes out clean. Cool a short bit. Invert onto cooking rack. (2/20/09)

Variations: 6/30/16




Using above basic recipe and changing up a few things you can have completely different breads still delicious.  Except for the changes below everything remains the same.

#2  oil used was coconut, 1 1/2 cup sprouted wheat (one degree), 1/2 cup buckwheat, 1/2 cup hemp, (I also used 1 tsp each soda and baking powder) 1/4 cup dark cocoa, (4 bananas)

#3  oil used was avocado oil, 1/2 cup flax with Nopal (cactus) from Kania Linaza, 1/4 cup diced small Incan Berries, 4 bananas, 1/4 cup shredded unsweetened coconut, topping it off with a sprinkle off with sunflower and pumpkin seeds.  Delish!

Incan Berries link from Renegade - I bought my through Thrive from Divine Organics.
Kania Linza Canadian Flax with Mexican Nopal purchased at Lees Rite-way in Thatcher, AZ  though I don't know if they still carry it, I keep in the frig - in fact I keep as much as I can fit in the frig.



Banana Bread (pictured at the very top on the left)

This another recipe we love.

Preheat oven 350F prepare loaf pan with oil and light dusting of flour.

2 cups wheat pastry flour
1/2 raw honey
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tbsp. cinnamon
1/2 cup (+) chopped walnuts (opt.)
3-4 ripe bananas
1/4 cup plain yogurt
2 large eggs
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil

Combine all wet ingredients add to it premixed dry ingredients. Spoon into prepared loaf pan and bake 50 -55 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Let cool a bit and invert onto cooling rack. (2/20/09)

1 comment:

Becky said...

You are amazing! I think you should have your own cooking show!!!