Friday, April 16, 2010

Recipe: Nutty Monkey Banana Bread (Gluten-Free)

Nutty Monkey Banana Bread

Gluten Free!

Try this favorite from the Holistic Health Coaches of Monkey Business Retreats!

What's a Monkey Business Retreat? It's a fantastic Costa Rican vacation for coaches and counselors who want to create a wildly fulfilling and successful wellness practice, all while causing the preservation of the monkeys of Pacific Costa Rica.


1/2 cups of ripe mashed bananas (3 bananas)

2 cups of Pamela's Gluten-Free Baking Mix

1/3 cup ground flax seeds

1/2 cup raw honey

1/3 cup organic butter or coconut oil plus 1 tsp extra to grease the pan

1 tsp vanilla extract

3 eggs (free-range organic)

1/2 cup chopped walnut


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease pan with butter or oil

2. Warm butter or oil and raw honey in a double boiler to a liquid consistency

3. In a large mixing bowl, combine all wet ingredients (honey, egg, vanilla, butter/coconut oil)

4. Add in flour, ground flax and walnuts

5. Beat all ingredients vigorously until blended together

6. Pour contents into greased loaf pan

7. Bake 55-60 minutes

8. Insert toothpick into center of bread. When it comes out clean you are done!


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