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quinoa banana bread

The Best Quinoa Banana Bread

Hop on the Quinoa Banana Bread train to get in a snack that, not only balances blood sugars due to it’s high fiber and protein content, but is a much healthier version, yet just as tasty (if not tastier) version of the classic.
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine Healthy Dessert
Keyword Quinoa Banana Bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 10
Calories 324 kcal

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Preheat oven 350 F.
  2. *Make sure the zucchini has been placed on paper towel or in a towel and dried out before adding in or else it may end up too wet*

    Place first 6 ingredients in a bowl and mix together.

  3. In another bowl, mix eggs, vanilla, banana, zucchini, and coconut oil together.
  4. Make a well in the dry ingredient bowl and pour in your wet ingredients and mix thoroughly.
  5. Fold in quinoa.

For one bowl option:

  1. Thoroughly mix the eggs, coconut oil, sugar, bananas together.
  2. Add in the zucchini and quinoa, then the rest of the ingredients, mix well.
  3. Spray or line a loaf pan with parchment paper and pour in batter.
  4. Bake 50-60 minutes or until fork comes out clean.

Recipe Notes

If you don’t want to add zucchini, or don’t have it on hand, add 1 more banana. Swap spelt flour for sprouted whole wheat or buckwheat flour.

Nutrition Facts
The Best Quinoa Banana Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 324 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 296mg 12%
Potassium 147mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 44g 15%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 13g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 6.7%
Calcium 1.5%
Iron 10.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.