Quinoa, oatmeal and raisin bread – the suburban soapbox

I don’t do the whole New Year resolution thing. Banana bread recipe oil I feel like they are just doomed from the start. Healthy banana loaf recipe Instead, I prefer to use January to think of goals I would like to achieve for the year.


Banana cake no eggs Not large, lofty goals….just things that could enhance my life and possibly help to create some good habits.

I know others of you do make resolutions and are surprisingly good at keeping them. Banana recipes without eggs I had several requests for some healthier recipes in the New Year and so I made a goal to eat more healthily myself. Banana muffin recipe without eggs Did The Twelve Days of Cookies put us all over the edge? I have to say….I, probably, won’t bake another cookie for a VERY long time. Banana nut bread with pecans My jeans were feeling a little more painted on than usual….I have been wearing yoga pants for a few days now.

So….I bring to you a tasty bread. Banana bread nutrition A “full of a bunch of healthy things” bread. Banana bread cinnamon rolls Quinoa, Oatmeal and Raisin bread to be exact. Banana bread recipe whole wheat I have to point out….this is NOT gluten-free. Moist banana bread sour cream Sorry, I haven’t mastered the whole gluten-free baking yet. Banana peanut butter muffins It’s on my “goals list” for the year though.

This bread is filled with red and white quinoa, steel-cut oatmeal (I used one of my frozen single serve oatmeal “muffins”), raisins, whole wheat flour and pecans. Banana bread recipe for bread machine As always, you can leave out the pecans or substitute with another nut. Banana peanut butter chocolate chip cookies I also used Agave nectar to sweeten it a little bit. Banana peanut butter chocolate It takes no time to whip up the dough but your patience will be tested waiting for it to rise. Banana peanut butter chocolate smoothie Go to the gym, do some laundry, go shopping…just don’t stand around in the kitchen peeking under the towel every few minutes like I did. Banana peanut butter chocolate chip muffins I really should have done something more productive than watch dough rise.

It makes enough for two loaves, one for now…one to freeze….or one for now….one to share. Banana cake with peanut butter frosting Either way, wrap them up in plastic wrap tightly and then wrap in foil. Banana bread sugar free Place in a ziplock bag for extra protection. Banana bread gluten free ??

This is great toasted or used for sandwiches. Banana peanut butter ice cream I just like it as is…sliced thinly and slathered with Macadamia Butter.

2 cups cooked quinoa (I used red and white but you can use whatever you have)

3/4 cup cooked steel-cut oatmeal (I used a frozen single serve oatmeal)

In a small bowl, mix together the water and yeast. Banana muffins with cream cheese frosting Let stand for 5 minutes. Best banana muffin recipe ever Stir in the agave nectar and let stand for an additional 5-10 minutes.

In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the dough hook, mix the water/yeast mixture with the oil, milk, salt, cinnamon and 1 cup of the bread flour on low-speed until combined. Easy banana muffin recipe Add the whole wheat flour, quinoa and oatmeal mixing to combine thoroughly. Banana muffin recipe healthy Add the raisins and pecans continuing to mix together. Banana muffin recipe best Slowly add the remaining bread flour and continue mixing until the dough is smooth and elastic, approximately 5 minutes. Banana muffin recipe easy (10-15 minutes if you’re kneading by hand.) Dough should be sticky but not wet.

Form the dough into a ball and place in a large bowl lightly oiled with canola oil. Banana cake recipe with sour cream Turn the dough to coat and cover with a clean kitchen towel.

Let the dough rise in a warm location until double in size, approximately 2 hours.

Punch dough down and divide in half. Best vegan banana bread recipe (Or shape into a ball if making one large loaf). Banana nut bread with cream cheese Place each dough half into a loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Moist banana cake recipe with sour cream Cover with a clean kitchen towel and let the dough rise until double in size. Banana bread recipe self raising flour (approximately 1 hour.) Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Put a baking dish on the bottom of the oven with several ice cubes to create steam. Rachael ray chocolate chip banana bread Place the bread in the center of the oven and bake for 30 minutes. Easy vegan banana bread Cover the loaves with foil loosely and bake for an additional 15 minutes.

Remove the bread from the oven and let it cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Healthy blueberry banana bread Remove from pan and cool completely on a wire rack.

Welcome to The Suburban Soapbox! My name is Kellie and I’m a former cubicle dweller turned recipe developer, blogger, food photographer, and brand ambassador. Banana bread with cream cheese recipe Lover of wine, anything swimming in butter, cloaked in chocolate or covered in sprinkles! All recipes are my own unless otherwise specified, enjoy! Read More »

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