We love a good slice of banana bread with a cup of coffee, but all the butter, white flour, and sugar add up. Since we’re not ready to give up on the delicious taste, we’ve found some healthier, lightened up versions of this breakfast classic. Some of them are vegan, some are gluten-free, and one thing’s for sure: they’re all as delicious as the original!
5 Healthy Banana Bread Recipes
This paleo recipe for banana bread is packed with coconut and it’s free of gluten, dairy and refined sugar. Just what you need to start the day on the right foot! Eat it on its own or with some nut butter or yogurt on top.
Paleo Banana Coconut Bread from Nourish Everyday
Make this delicious and easy recipe in a single bowl. The result is a moist, gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo banana bread you can enjoy without guilt.
Super Moist Banana Bread from Downshiftology
The secret to this tasty paleo banana bread is sunflower seed butter! Its creamy texture is perfect for baking gluten-free goods, while the mild flavor doesn’t change the taste of the bread.
Paleo Chocolate Chip Banana Bread from Hello Glow
This banana bread is made with vegan, whole-food ingredients such as spelt flour, maple syrup and coconut oil. Your taste buds will appreciate the almonds inside!
Almond Banana Bread from Well and Full
Swap the eggs for ground flax and you will still get the dense, moist texture of banana bread. The added blueberries are not just delicious–they’re filled with antioxidants, too!
Vegan Blueberry Banana Bread from Oh My Veggies1