Amazing Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

There’s nothing I hate more than wasting food so I always try to come up with some way to use the last bits of something before it goes bad. Bananas are the worst for me for this- I only really like them when they’re a bit green, so the second they start to brown I won’t eat them on their own. Needless to say when I saw my two latest bananas begin to turn, I started to look for recipes to use them in.

I usually make overnight oats when my bananas start to go brown, but since I’m travelling this week I knew I wouldn’t be able to eat it in time. So what then? 

Ligtbulb- banana bread! Why not whip together a healthier version of this delicious treat? Well success! This recipe came out beautifully, was incredibly easy (which is good for me as a non baker) and was a huge hit with the fam

Enjoy!

Ingredients 

  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ⅓ cup honey or maple syrup
  • ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2-3 medium bananas)
  • 1¾ cups gluten free flour 
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup dark chocolate chips (or chopped walnuts, raisins), optional

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 325F.Grease a 9×5 inch loaf pan and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk the flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat eggs, oil, honey, yogurt and vanilla for 2 minutes.Stir in the bananas, flour mixture and chocolate chips (or any other add ins of choice.
  4. Pour batter into greased pan, sprinkle with some more cinnamon, raw sugar, or banana slices (optional) Bake for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.Cool for 10 minutes, slice and enjoy!

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