Healthy Sweet Potato Banana Bread

I am so excited to share this recipe with you today! This twist on a classic gets is incredible texture from steamed sweet potatoes, which also gives it so much added flavor (and nutrients). Plus, this recipe has no refined sugar & is packed with nourishing ingredients. It’s the perfect breakfast when you’re in a rush or as an afternoon snack with some coffee or tea.

Healthy Sweet Potato Banana Bread

Course: Breakfast, Snack
Servings: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup coconut oil - melted
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 6 medjool dates - pitted
  • 2 eggs or vegan egg replacer
  • 2 bananas - super ripe
  • 1 steamed sweet potato - about 1 cup when mashed
  • 1/4 cup nut mylk
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup pecans
  • 1/4 cup walnuts

Toppings

  • almond butter
  • coconut yogurt
  • maple syrup

Instructions

  • In a blender, combine melted coconut oil, maple syrup, dates, eggs/vegan eggs, bananas, sweet potato and mylk.  Blend until the dates are completely broken up.
  • Transfer to a bowl and add baking soda, vanilla extract, salt, ground cinnamon, whole wheat flour. Fold everything together until incorporated.
  • Add pecans and walnuts & fold in. Transfer the mixture to a greased loaf tin & sprinkle cinnamon on top. Bake at 350 degrees for about 60 minutes.
  • Serve warm with almond butter, coconut yogurt and maple syrup!

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