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Protein Matcha Banana Bread

Protein Matcha Banana Bread
Chef:Ksenia Avdulova

ABOUT THE CHEF

Ksenia is a traveler, Strala yoga guide and superfood breakfast aficionado who believes that starting your day with a nourishing meal prepared with love makes you a happier person. She recently released Breakfast Criminals eBook, with more than 100 delicious, wholesome recipes and tips. Join her for yoga and superfoods retreats in blissful places around the globe, and get your own heart bowl, daily reminder to eat with love. Connect with Breakfast Criminals on InstagramFacebookTumblrPinterest and Twitter.

This Protein Matcha Banana Bread combines ripe bananas, rolled oats, tigernut flour, moringa and matcha powders, nut milk and our Epic Protein : Vanilla Lucuma for a delicious snack with a unique green tea/nutty flavor, a decadently moist texture and a nutritional profile packed with pure, complete protein and extra nutritious, whole superfoods. Enjoy!

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup gluten-free rolled oats (pulsed in blender for about 30 seconds or until they turn into powder OR 1/2 cup coconut flour for paleo version)
  • 1/2 cup tigernut flour
  • 1 serving Epic Protein : Vanilla Lucuma
  • 1 tbs Moringa powder
  • 1 tbs matcha
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 2 eggs (or vegan egg replacement: just combine 1 tbs. chia seeds or flaxseed meal with 2.5 tbs. water, mix and let set for 5 minutes to activate)
  • 1/3 cup nut butter
  • 1/2 cup nut milk
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds and chopped almonds for topping
  • Optional: serve with almond butter drizzle and a side of cashew milk matcha latte
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F, and lightly grease a 9-inch loaf pan with oil (tigernut or coconut works best!).
  2. Mash the bananas with a fork in a medium-sized bowl before adding nut butter, eggs (or egg replacement) and nut milk – mix well.
  3. Add all the dry ingredients to a separate bowl and mix thoroughly (flour, Epic Protein : Vanilla Lucuma, matcha, moringa, baking soda and salt)
  4. Combine the dry mix into the banana mix bowl.
  5. Pour this mixture into the greased pan and top with pumpkin seeds and chopped almonds.
  6. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes (or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out dry).
  7. Enjoy!

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