Sugar & Gluten Free Banana Bread

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Chef: Alena & Lars Schowalter,

Makes: 12 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 50 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour



  • 2 C oat flour

  • 3 large ripe bananas, mashed

  • 1 c Medjool dates, pitted

  • 1 c soy milk (or your favorite plant milk)

  • 1 t cinnamon

  • 2 T lemon juice

  • 2 t baking powder

  • 1 t baking soda

  • ½ t salt

  • ½ c walnuts, crushed (eliminate for plant perfect)

Raspberry Jam

  • 1 c raspberries, fresh or frozen (defrost)

  • 1 T chia seeds

  • 1 T coconut water or water

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  1. If you don’t have any oat flour on hand, just get 7 oz of rolled oats and process them into a flour with a bender of food processor.

  2. Place the soy milk, pitted dates, bananas and lemon juice in a blender jar and blend

    until smooth.

  3. In a big blow, mix the flour with baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon.

  4. Add the wet ingredients and stir until combined. Let batter sit for 30 min so

    liquid is absorbed.

Raspberry Jam

  1. Add the fresh or defrosted raspberries along with chia seeds and water to

  2. a bowl and mix with a spoon. Let it rest for 15 min.


  1. Preheat oven 350F and get out a loaf pan.

  2. Get your banana bread batter and gently fold in the crushed walnuts (if used).

  3. Then pour the mixture into your prepared loaf pan. Finally, add the raspberry

  4. Jam and swirl it into the batter. Do not fully mix.

  5. Bake for 50-60 minutes. Allow to cool before cutting into slices.

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