A Spiced Banana Bread

 

Ingredients

  • ½ cup Coconut Flour
  • 3 Ripe Bananas – Mashed – Save ½ for the top
  • 4 Eggs
  • 4 Tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 1 Tsp Bicarbonate of Soda or Baking Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Bean Powder
  • 1 Tsp Nutmeg
  • ½ cup Nut Butter – your favourite!
  • 1 Tbsp Chia Seeds
  • ½ cup Pecans – Chopped (You can replace these with your fave nut)
  • ½ Tsp Lemon Juice
  • Pinch of Pink Himalayan Sea Salt
  • ½ cup Medjool dates – Pitted & Chopped – Optional
  • ¼ - ½ Cup Cacao Nibs OR 100g-150g of dark chocolate chips or chunks – Optional (But amazing)

Directions:

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180’C
  2. Break 2 & ½ of the bananas into a bowl and then mash them until they make a creamy thick mixture. Saving the final half for the topping!
  3. Place the eggs, coconut oil, cinnamon, salt, vanilla and nutmeg into a bowl and whisk well until a smooth mixture is formed.
  4. Add the bio-carb/baking powder, lemon juice, nut butter and mix well
  5. And the coconut flour and chia seeds next.
  6. Combine all with the banana mixture and mix well
  7. Stir in the chopped pecans, dates, cacao nibs/dark chocolate chunks (if using)
  8. Pour the mixture into your loaf tin or baking tray and bake in the oven for 1 hour or until cooked through fully.
  9. Set aside, let cool and Enjoy!
  10. Serve with some of your favourite nut butter, cacao spread or simply toasted on its own! Delicious! 

 

Pretty Pink Smoothie Bowl

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 small raw beets – peeled
  • 1 Handful Spinach
  • 1/2 cup of frozen blueberries
  • 3 Strawberries
  • 1/4 avocado
  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • ½ Cup homemade Almond Milk
  • 1 Tbsp Almond butter
  • 2 Tbsp ground flaxseeds

Optional Toppings:

  • 2 Tsp Bee Pollen
  • 1 Tbsp Goji Berries
  • 2 Tsp Desiccated Coconut
  • Small handful fresh blueberries

Directions

  1. Throw all the ingredients into the blender and blend until velvety smooth. Adjust liquid if needed to your desired consistency
  2. Pour into a bowl and top with your favourite superfoods, fresh fruit, nuts and seeds or even some of my amazing gingery granola for that extra crunch! Yum!