Chocolate and banana bread
Banana and chocolate bread recipe:
1 large ripe banana
2 free range eggs, separated
1/2 cup of ground flax seeds
2 tbsp coconut flour
2 cups of almond flour (you could sub part of this for natural protein powder or vanilla)
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
1 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
2 tsp baking powder
1 teaspoon guar gum
1 cup of Xylitol
¼ teaspoon cream of tartar
½ cup coconut milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Note that this bread is bit higher in carbohydrate content, given that it contains one banana and a cup of chocolate chips. Using one medium-sized banana and dark chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease bread pan.
In large bowl, combine almond meal, flaxseed, coconut flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda, guar gum, xylitol, chocolate chips and mix together.
In medium mixing bowl, whip egg whites with cream of tartar until stiff. Blend in egg yolks, coconut milk, vanilla, and banana. Alternatively, combine coconut milk, vanilla, and banana in food processor or food chopper and pulse until blended and smooth, then add to egg white and egg yolks and whip until blended. Squeeze the juice of half a lemon into the egg mixture and blend together.
Pour the egg mixture into the almond meal mixture and mix together thoroughly.
Pour dough into bread pan and bake for 45 minutes or until toothpick withdraws dry.