Paleo Banana Bread Mug Cake is a single-serve grain-free, refined sugar-free dessert (or breakfast) in a mug! This recipe post includes an option using almond flour and an option using coconut flour.
Flourless chickpea banana bread made with – you guessed it – chickpeas instead of flour! Simply blend the ingredients in a blender for a fluffy, dense, flavorful and delicious banana bread that is grain-free, refined sugar-free, dairy-free and healthy!
You knew this was coming, didn’t ya?
It was only a matter of time…
If you’ve been around The Roasted Root a while, you know I have a tendency to make sweet treats using chickpeas or black beans.
On this week’s edition of bean-infused deliciousness, we’re baking banana bread! No need for flour of any kind! All you need is a can of garbanzo beans (chickpeas), and you have a solid foundation for bean bliss.
- Gluten-free, grain-free, flourless
- Refined sugar-free
- Lower in fat and sugar than regular banana bread
- Fun and easy to prepare with minimal cleanup
Let’s discuss the details behind this bread.
Flourless Oatmeal Banana Bread made oil-free, dairy-free, gluten-free AND refined sugar-free! This healthy banana bread recipe is fun and easy to make using quick oats.
Grain-Free Paleo Poppy Seed Almond Banana Bread made oil-free with no added sugar. You’d never know this perfectly sweet and moist banana bread is gluten-free and sugar-free! Oh hey! The 17 trillionth banana bread recipe in the last six weeks to grace the internet with its delicious presence. But just you listen. Have you ever …
17 of the Best Gluten-Free Banana Bread Recipes From Around The Web – including both gluten-free and grain-free banana bread recipes. Most of these recipes are also dairy-free, refined sugar-free and are on the health-conscious end of the banana bread spectrum. You will also find vegan, paleo, and even Keto options! Enjoy!
There’s no denying it…Banana bread recipes are a THING right now.
Truly, they have always been a thing, but now more so than ever. We are all looking for comfort and familiarity with a side of staying well physically.
One of the ways I’m using my free time and mind space is in trying new methods of cooking and baking.
It is fascinating to me how small nuances can change a whole recipe. I purchased to book, The Food Lab to gain a better understanding on how certain ingredients react with others and the way techniques can make all the difference in cooking and baking.
So. We shall start with banana bread. So many recipes, so many flours, all sorts of different takes on this iconic comfort loaf.
This may be my favorite recipe roundup I have ever shared on The Roasted Root. Why did it take me so long to collect THE best gluten-free banana bread recipes from around the web? Well…I was probably too busy making banana bread.
What you need to know about the recipes in this post is they are from the food blogs I frequent the most, and they are all tried and true recipes. I was sure to include recipes using various flours, as I know there is always a preference when it comes to flours used in gluten-free or grain-free baking.
Be sure to read the descriptions for each recipe to see which one(s) you’d fancy baking!
These gluten-free banana bread recipes are listed in no particular order – they are equally magnificent in my eyes!
You may even recognize a few of my own banana bread recipes in this post 😉 I have A LOT of banana bread recipes on my site, so after much deliberation, I included my Top 3.
I won’t keep you…I know you have all the baking to do and all the banana bread taste testing to enjoy. I hope you love these recipes as much as I do…feel free to report back on which ones you try and enjoy!
Flourless Black Bean Banana Bread made with everyone’s favorite magical fruit! Naturally sweetened, gluten-free, grain-free, moist and fluffy!
If you’ve been following along my site for a number of years, you may be familiar with my classic bean-infused dessert recipes. Just take for instance, my Black Bean Brownies, Vegan Garbanzo Bean Blondies, Dark Chocolate Chickpea Brownies or my Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Chickpea Bars. My mouth is watering just typing the words.
Suffice it to say, we are not strangers to treats made with the magical fruit.
I had it in my head for many moons to develop a Black Bean Banana Bread recipe, and finally got around to actioning it. The end result? Ultra moist, fluffy, AMAZING chocolate-y rich banana bread that you’d never in a zillion years guess is made with black beans.
Because I have a ton of dry black beans in my pantry, I cooked a big batch and used 1 and ¾ cup in this recipe. You can easily use a 15-ounce can of black beans (or garbanzo beans) instead!
My favorite part about this black bean banana bread, aside from the fact that it’s a melt-in-your-face depiction of wildly delicious dreams, is that the batter comes together in seconds in the blender. It’s just so easy to prepare!
Some Recipe Highlights:
- Refined Sugar-Free
- Chocolatey, moist, rich, delicious!
How about we cut right to it??
Double Chocolate Gluten-Free Banana Bread is a rich, delicious take on classic banana bread. Made with gluten-free flour and sweetened with coconut sugar!
The BEST gluten-free banana bread recipe made with gluten-free flour blend and sweetened with coconut sugar. Add chocolate chips and/or chopped nuts to level up this already moist and fluffy dream bread.
5-Ingredient Paleo Banana Bread Cookies made with basic pantry essentials. These easy, healthy banana cookies are soft, cinnamony, and make for a perfect healthy treat.
Paleo Double Chocolate Banana Bread made with almond flour. A healthy grain-free banana bread recipe is ultra fluffy and moist!
Paleo strawberry banana bread is moist, flavorful, healthful and absolutely delicious! With a berry-studded spin, this recipe is made with coconut flour and coconut sugar and is oh-so comforting.
Banana bread enthusiasts, and lovers of berries, you’re going to go BONKERS over this deliciously moist and flavorful Strawberry Banana Bread!
Grain-free, refined sugar-free, dairy-free, and sweetened primarily with bananas, this paleo banana bread recipe not only tastes amazing, but it is nutritious as well. We’ve made banana bread countless times on this blog, but I must say I adore the simplicity of a berry-studded banana bread topped with sliced almonds. It just does the body well!
Made with coconut flour, tapioca flour, and coconut sugar, this recipe is lower glycemic than traditional banana bread, plus provides a nice boost of fiber, thanks to the coconut flour.
If you’ve made my Coconut Flour Banana Bread, this recipe is very similar! We simply make a couple of tweaks to accommodate for the added moisture from the strawberries.
Let’s bake a loaf!
Moist and dense chocolate chip paleo vegan banana bread is a healthful breakfast or snack. This vegan banana bread tastes remarkably butter, even though it is entirely dairy-free!
I can’t even tell you how many times I’ve made this Chocolate Chip Vegan Banana Bread in the last two months!
The first two times were to test the recipe, and the remaining several times? Pure gluttony.
One of the most popular recipes on my site is the Paleo Banana Bread I posted back in 2014. Talk about a recipe I’ve made eleventy billion times! In so many renditions, flavors, and colors. If you want to take a gander at all the versions, simply deep dive into my Paleo Banana Bread archives.