• María Fernanda López

Chocolate Chip Chai Banana Bread (Gluten Free & Low Carb)

Banana bread no matter the season, you just spice it up! This recipe is perfect for all the cozy feels, low carb, packed with flavor and gluten free. Easy to make and approved by my friends and family... now it's your turn to surprise your guests!


The combination of flavors here, chocolate, chai and banana is just something you just won't be able to resist. Plus this recipe is nutrient dense and without refined ingredients such as sugar, oils or flours.


About this Chocolate Chip Chai Banana Bread:

I decided that I wanted to bake a banana bread for the sake of the fact that by now this is a classic and it also smells amazing. It took me less than 15 minutes to prepare and the flavors are just irresistible and perfect for this fall season.


It's made with simple ingredients; almond flour, greek yogurt, eggs, banana (of course!) and granulated monk fruit to keep things sweet but low carb.


So overall I consider this recipe a meal prep friendly recipe. You can also freeze it once you cut your slices. Well, I guess banana bread is so versatile and goes a long way. Stick here for this simple recipe.


Key Ingredients!

The ingredients are basic but I really did some modifications. For example, greek yogurt, this ingredients adds adds moisture and flavor to the recipe, and for the chai flavor, I used chai tea that I made in 1/4 cup of water using 2 bags (big ones), plus some extra leftover tea leaves from the tea.


Chai, Banana and Chocolate, just the dream team!


The toppings on this recipe is another great key point, the texture that always takes every recipe to another level! In this occasion I used a granola that it's made only with nuts and seeds along with some cacao nibs and some low carb chocolate chips.


The chocolate chips are essential and part of the recipe, for the case of the nuts and seeds feel free to use your favorite.


Overall, this is what you'll need for this Chocolate Chip Chai Banana Bread:

  • Almond flour

  • Cinnamon

  • Chai Tea

  • Granulated Monk Fruit (PURELYHL for discount)

  • Baking Powder

  • Eggs

  • Greek Yogurt

  • Bananas



The chocolate and the seeds on top just adds the amount of nutrients; antioxidants and healthy fats! Plus a great texture and flavor. A great combo to make your tastebuds go bananas! A double winning recipe, nutrient dense and flavorful.




Now you know the basics about this simple recipe, and how easy it is to make! Also great to share with your loved ones since this recipe is:

  • Gluten Free

  • Low Carb

  • Low Sugar



The end result

Soft and flavorful! The chocolate chips melts in your mouth, and the flavor of the chai is there, the texture is just perfect, soft and fluffy. Perfect to pair a cozy drink of the season or just alone, great as a post workout, snack or dessert.





You might want to save this recipe because a second batch might be needed here! I shared some of the donuts with my friends but they were just too good as my afternoon snack after crossfit or dessert that I had to bake some more.

Pro tip: You can also drizzle some melted chocolate to make them even prettier and tastier!



This is a great recipe that your family or friends will love! Easy to prepare and elegant and fun no matter the occasion, this recipe is made to enjoy in the most effortless and most delicious way ever, I mean... only simple and minimal ingredients in a high protein, low carb and gluten free dream!



Sharing is caring!

Remember that sharing is caring so please spread the love by saving, sharing or bookmarking this recipe for later. To cook with your loved ones on one of your amazing brunches or friend gatherings!


With love,

María


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Chocolate Chip Chai Banana Bread

By María Fernanda López

Serves 8


Ingredients

  • 2 cups cup of almond flour

  • 2 tsp of leftover chai tea leaves

  • 1/3 cup of granulated monk fruit (PURELYHL for discount)

  • 1 tsp of baking powder

  • 2 eggs

  • 1/4 of strong chai tea

  • 3/4 cup of greek yogurt

  • 1/2 cup (125g) of mashed bananas

  • 1/4 cup of low carb chocolate chips

  • 1/4 cup of nuts and seeds


Method

  1. Preheat the your oven at 350.

  2. Mix all the dry ingredients in a deep bowl.

  3. Incorporate eggs, greek yogurt, bananas and strong gold chai tea, leftover leafs from he tea and mix well.

  4. Transfer the mix into a loaf baking dish.

  5. Top with chocolate chips, nuts ands seeds.

  6. Bake for 30-35 minutes.

Nutritional Information per serving (203 kcal)

Fat: 12.5g

Carbs: 16.5g

Fiber: 7.4g

Net Carbs: 9.1g

Protein: 7.8g




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