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Recipe: Protein banana bread

Yummy, healthy and lean option of your favourite banana bread. I use oat flower and oatmeal to make it even healthier. You can easily fortify this bread with protein powder if you aim to increase your protein intake and swop stevia with other sweaters or fructose.

Perfect for breakfast, as pre and post-workout snack.

Could be stored up to 3 days in room temperature but usually it's not the case.


Macros per piece: macros is approximate (depends on the portion size)

Calories: about 90-130 kcal

Protein: about 5 grams (without protein powder), about 15 grams fortified

Carbs: about 10 grams

Fat: about 4 grams

Yield: 1 loaf (about 5-6 pieces); prep time: 15 min; cook time: about 1 hour; total time: 1.30 min


  • 1 cups oat flour + 1 cup whole wheat flower + 1 cup oatmeal

  • 1 tsp baking soda

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 1-2 scoops whey protein powder (optional). I use bannoffee pie flavour.

  • ½ tsp salt (optional)

  • 8Tbsp coconut oil, plus 1 tsp. for greasing

  • 1 Tbsp. stevia

  • 2 Tbsp. honey (optional)

  • 2 eggs

  • 4 ripe bananas, mashed

  • mixed crushed nuts and dried fruits (optional)

  • 85ml/3fl oz unsweetened almond milk mixed with 1½ tsp lemon juice

  • 1 lemon zest

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4.

  2. Mix together flour, baking soda, salt and protein powder into a large mixing bowl.

  3. In a separate bowl, combine coconut oil butter, stevia and honey together until light and fluffy.

  4. Add the eggs, mashed bananas, almond milk and vanilla extract to the butter.

  5. Add crushed nuts and dried fruits to the butter.

  6. Grease a loaf tin and pour the cake mixture into the tin.

  7. Transfer to the oven and bake for about an hour.

  8. Remove from the oven and cool in the tin, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely before serving.

Bon appetit

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