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Vegan Walnut Banana Loaf

Vegan Walnut Banana Loaf
Chef:Food By Maria

ABOUT THE CHEF

Maria Koutsogiannis is a stylist, photographer, writer and the recipe creator behind the beautiful blog, FoodByMaria, where she shares home-cooked meals full of earthy, green, and down-right-awesome-for-your-body-foods as well as health, travel and fitness-related articles meant to help everyone, including our youth to become comfortable with the person they are and the body they were blessed with.

This Vegan Walnut Banana Loaf combines a chia egg with cinnamon, coconut nectar, apple sauce, vegan caramel chunks and walnut pieces into a decadent breakfast or snack dish. Enjoy!

INGREDIENTS

Chia Egg 

  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 6 tbsp warm water

Dry Ingredients 

  • 1½ cups of spelt flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¾ tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp vegan caramel chunks
  • ¼ walnuts pieces

Wet Ingredients 

  • 2 tbsp coconut nectar
  • 1 cup unsweetened apple sauce – homemade if you can
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1½ cups mashed banana
DIRECTIONS
  1. Start by preheating the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Line a bread tin with parchment and grease with coconut oil spray, and set aside.
  3. Prepare chia egg by adding chia seeds and warm water to a bowl, and then set aside for 10 minutes.
  4. Sift all dry ingredients into a large mixing bowl except for the caramel chunks and walnut pieces.
  5. Once the chia egg is ready, combine all wet ingredients into a medium sized mixing bowl and stir well.
  6. Pour the wet ingredients into the large bowl and mix well.
  7. Stir until combined, but do not over stir.
  8. Add caramel and walnuts, and give one final stir!
  9. Place into the bread tin, and bake for 35 minutes or until it passes the toothpick test.
  10. Enjoy!

NOTES

Serves 1.


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