Healthy Sweet Potato Banana Bread

I am so excited to share this banana bread recipe with you today! This twist on a classic gets its incredible texture from steamed sweet potatoes, which also gives it so much added flavor (and nutrients).

This banana bread has no refined sugar & is packed with nourishing ingredients. It’s the perfect breakfast when your in a rush or as an afternoon snack with some coffee or tea.

Pro tip: add some almond butter and drizzle some honey on a warm slice!

Healthy Sweet Potato Banana Bread

Serves: 1 large loaf

Ingredients
  • ⅓ cup melted coconut oil
  • ⅓ cup maple syrup
  • 6 pitted dates
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 super ripe bananas (about 1 cup when smashed)
  • 1 steamed sweet potato (about 1 cup when smashed)
  • ¼ cup milk (I used full fat cows milk)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¾ cups whole wheat flour
  • ¼ cup pecans
  • ¼ cup walnuts

  • Toppings
  • almond butter
  • honey
Instructions
  1. In a blender, combine melted coconut oil, maple syrup, dates, eggs, bananas, sweet potato and milk.  Blend until the dates are completely broken up (about 2 minutes)
  2. Transfer to a bowl and add baking soda, vanilla extract, salt, ground cinnamon, whole wheat flour. Fold everything together until incorporated.
  3. 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.
  4. Serve warm with almond butter and honey!

 

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