How is it almost the conclude of April?! The weather’s been bizarre, but I’m just rolling with it. 30 degrees a single working day, 70 levels the following. Chicago, you odd but I take pleasure in if spring would at last just get there.

Currently I’m bringing back an more mature recipe that is basic, tasty, nutritious and simple to make. I want you to be as psyched as I am simply because this tahini banana bread is about to blow ya mind like Eve and Gwen Stefani did in 2001. (If you have no notion what I’m referring to, please view this crazy video.)

Healthy Tahini Banana Bread ready to bake in a loaf pan

This tahini bread very much kicked off my tahini obsession when it was at first released a number of several years ago. Because then I’ve manufactured tahini chocolate muffins, tahini chocolate chip cake, tahini curry cauliflower sweet potato salad, curry vegan broccoli chickpea salad, and these damn superior paleo tahini chocolate chunk cookies. It is True Fantastic.

So, what is tahini?

Tahini is merely floor sesame seeds and it is incredibly related to how peanut butter or almond butter is created. Superior tahini is creamy, moderate, nutty, toasty and spoonable. It really should not be extremely bitter, thick or pasty. My favored model of tahini is by Soom (additionally it’s female owned!).

Healthy Tahini Banana Bread on a wire rack

Banana breads are one of my beloved things to make mainly because I often appear to be to have extra ripe bananas and like enjoying a slice or two through the day though I work.

This time I did a very little a thing distinct by adding tahini as a substitute of oil, flaxseed food, black sesame seeds (sense free to use frequent), cinnamon and honey. The flaxseed meal adds an additional boost of fiber & protein to the bread, so you can experience fantastic about making the most of this for breakfast or as a snack!

Ideas for generating tahini banana bread

Make sure your bananas are awesome and ripe. They must be ripe with a lot of brown or black places, which suggests the bananas will be sweeter for baking.

Truly feel free to use pure maple syrup, coconut sugar or brown sugar as a substitute of honey.

Attempt it toasted, then spread with butter or tahini and a drizzle of extra honey + sea salt. So great!

To make this banana bread vegan: instead of 1 egg, use 1 flax egg (1 tablespoon flaxseed meal combined with 3 tablespoons water). You can also use maple syrup or day syrup rather of honey.

To make gluten free: I would advise making use of chickpea flour as an alternative of whole wheat pastry flour. I imagine it would get the job done very nicely. You can also use Bob’s 1:1 gluten absolutely free flour.

Healthy Tahini Banana Bread on a wire rack

How to retail outlet banana bread

If it’s not way too humid in your residence, then I propose storing this tahini banana bread on the counter or at room temperature. Make sure it’s properly wrapped with foil. The bread must get sweeter as the days go on! If it is humid in your dwelling, keep the bread in the fridge.

How to freeze banana bread: you can opt for to freeze the loaf as is or you can slice it and freeze the individual slices. Just make guaranteed that it’s tightly wrapped in plastic and then foil. To reheat, simply position a slice in the microwave or set it out right until completely thawed.

Healthy Tahini Banana Bread next to a mug of coffee

By the way, did I notify you that Tony and I are heading to Barcelona and Turkey for 3 months in Might?! We can’t wait! If you have any suggestions, depart them in the remarks!

More banana recipes you might like:

Skinny Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Paleo Chocolate Chip Coconut Flour Banana Bread

Vegan Banana Bread Cinnamon Rolls

Vegan Paleo Banana Muffins

Chunky Monkey Zucchini Banana Muffins

If you make this recipe, be positive to leave a comment under or upload a photograph to Instagram and tag #ambitiouskitchen so I can see your creations! I significantly respect your readership. xo!

Recipe by: Evi Madison | Photography by: Sarah Fennel