Healthy no bake banana bread breakfast bars

These healthy no bake banana bread breakfast bars are thick, chewy and packed with protein, they’ll keep you satisfied for hours! Made without any butter, oil, grains or granulated sugar, they can easily be enjoyed as a snack or light dessert! They are suitable for those following a vegan, gluten free, paleo, dairy free and refined sugar free diet!

I cringe over some of the breakfast television shows I watched as a kid growing up.

Are you guys familiar with the term ‘breakfast television’? During my childhood, it was a select number of shows shown during the morning period, usually just before school. Banana pineapple bread These hours were often between 6.30am-8am and often were filled with 5-6 short cartoons or shows.

While us Aussies were fortunate to have some international gems sent our way (Babar, Rugrats, Arthur, and Madeline), we had to also endure some home grown ‘talent.’ Many of them seemed to be poor rip-offs of American classics. 2 loaf banana bread recipe Some, however, were simply cringe-worthy. Banana bread with chocolate chips The biggest offender was the show, ‘Bananas in Pyjamas‘.

You guys, I’m not going to lie- I spent close to an hour on Youtube, watching clip after clip, and dying a little inside. Bananas for banana bread When you compare that to the content provided by Cookie Jar Group (previously known as Cinar- They produce Canadian children’s shows, like Arthur), I wonder why we didn’t just consider just syndicate their entire channel over here.


This isn’t to hate on Australian children’s television offerings; there were definitely some gems in there. Whole wheat banana bread However, during my childhood, our American/Canadian and even Asian translated counterparts CREAMED us (hello, SAILOR MOON AND POKEMON!). Banana bread recipe no brown sugar The theme song for that silly show was enough to make you turn a shade of tomato, but after watching the first minute….

Oh well, there was still Vegemite, Hugh Jackman and Fairy Bread….

While bananas in Australian children’s breakfast TV shows sort of failed (in my eyes at least), they certainly don’t fail in the actual edible sense. Banana bread cake recipe Today’s recipe came about after I went over to mum’s place and stole the last 3 bananas in her fruit basket. Banana bread recipe with buttermilk I seriously don’t get why she continues to restock it.

Mum buys bananas for Niki, Niki never eats them, they go pretty much black and then mum screams at Niki….then makes pancakes.

This time, I saved mum screaming at Niki, and simply stole them to use in some recipes and left them BOTH without pancakes. Banana banana bread Actually, Niki is totally the smart one here…pancakes every weekend made by mum? I could get accustomed to that. How do i make banana bread Okay, I’m off on another tangent. Hawaiian banana bread Enough banana talk, let’s jump into today’s recipe!

These healthy no bake banana bread breakfast bars are the perfect quick and easy recipe to prep and enjoy all week long! They are thick, chewy, slightly soft and taste so decadent, you’d be fooled into thinking you were enjoying a delicious blondie! Unlike actual blondies, these banana bread bars contain no butter, oil, grains (if you choose the paleo option!) or white sugar, but you’d never tell! The icing on the cake is the frosting, which is secretly healthy (and protein packed!) too! Based on the combination of ingredients used, they are suitable for those following a vegan, gluten free, paleo, dairy free and refined sugar free lifestyle!

HACK! Want to enjoy these as individual snacks over breakfast bars? Simply individually wrap each one in saran wrap or grease proof paper and place in the freezer. Banana blueberry bread recipe The day you want to enjoy one, simply allow to thaw slightly and devour! In fact, I prefer the texture this way.

Make these healthy no bake banana bread breakfast bars and don’t go Youtube the aforementioned TV show.

• Line a 9 x 9 baking dish with parchment paper or aluminium foil and set aside.

• In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, protein powder, cinnamon, sea salt, granulated sweetener of choice and mix well. Chocolate chip banana bread Add in the mashed banana- Mixture should be very crumbly.

• In a microwave safe bowl or stovetop, melt your cashew butter with maple syrup. Banana bread recept Whisk in the vanilla extract and pour into the dry mixture. Diabetic banana bread recipe Mix very well until fully incorporated.

• For a more soft and fudgy banana bread bar, add milk of choice until a relatively thick batter is formed. Banana bread rezept For a firm and chewy bar, add milk of choice only if needed to desired thickness. Banana bread calories Transfer to lined baking tray and press firmly in place.

• Refrigerate for at least 10 minutes, or until firm. Banana bread machine recipe Once firm, add frosting of choice and refrigerate for another 30 minutes to firm up before slicing.

• * Adjust dairy free milk accordingly- Depending on the flour or protein powder combination, you may need more- Especially with coconut flour.

• Breakfast bars don’t need to be refrigerated, but taste amazing frozen and slightly thawed.

I loved bananas in pajamas! It was so ridiculous, but also funny. Calories in banana bread It only played on Sunday’s before church so it was like a weekend treat. Banana bread receta Just writing that means I had a troubled childhood ?? I was more of an Arthur girl at heart though. Easy homemade banana bread A typical breakfast for me growing up was oatmeal, in the packets. How to bake a banana bread I still love strawberries and cream ??

Ahh Rugrats and Arthur. Banana bread allrecipes “DW!” I watched The Little Einsteins before I went to school during the times when I could eat a Kraft single for breakfast.

I just reserved some extra spotty bananas for baking *purple devil emoji*.

You most definitely need to make up for lost time and watch copious amounts of American cartoons on YouTube. Recipe for banana bread muffins I’m sure you could spend at least a week doing that. Whole wheat banana bread recipe And then you’ll be much happier than if you spent a week watching Bananas in Pajamas. Banana bread with nuts (That just SOUNDS like a terrible cartoon…) And of course, these bars would be a requirement for your cartoon-watching marathon.

My breakfast shows consisted of Dragon Tales, Sesame Street, Arthur, and who could forget Teletubbles?? I’m grateful to have such amazing shows in my childhood, unlike the trash we see nowadays! (No offense) BUT, as of lately I’ve never gotten myself into watching TV! It’s just too much trouble to get behind with seasons and catch up on everything!

G’day- My name is Arman! I’m the recipe developer, photographer & author behind The Big Man’s World. Banana bread recipe with baking powder Come join me and my (healthy!) sweet tooth on a ride where dessert for breakfast is standard! My first cookbook, ‘Clean Sweets’, will be released March 2017. Home made banana bread Based between Australia + USA. Recipe for homemade banana bread Read More…

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