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Who doesn’t love banana bread! These fluffy and irresistible recipes will fill your home with a sweet, delicious aroma, and will keep you feeling full for breakfast, or a mid-day snack! Plus, It’s the perfect way to turn those overripe bananas on your countertop into a celebration.

We also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App  — with over 20,000 delicious recipes it is the largest meatless, vegan, plant-based and allergy-friendly recipe resource to help you get healthy!

1. Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

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This Chocolate Chip Banana Bread recipe by Natasa Christofidou makes a much fluffier loaf and it’s also sweet, which is perfect for when you’re hosting people and need to quickly bake something delicious that’s still got a healthy concept to it! As for the ingredients, you can add pretty much whatever you want to it, from dried fruit, to nuts, chocolate chips, and any other flavor additions you want ( cacao powder and cinnamon both work really well, depending on what you’re craving).

2. Coconut Buckwheat Oat Banana Bread With Whipped Lime Coconut Spread

Coconut Buckwheat Oat Banana Bread With Whipped Lime Coconut Spread

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Not only is it dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, and lower in sugar and oil than most banana breads, but this Coconut Buckwheat Oat Banana Bread With Whipped Lime Coconut Spread by Larice Feuerstein is also bursting with flavor! Warm out of the oven, it has a sweet, slightly crisp crust and each slice is moist, hearty, and delicious.

3. Sugar-Free Banana Bread

Sugar-Free Banana Bread

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This Sugar-Free Banana Bread by Melanie Kröpfl comes without refined sugar, thanks to the sweetness of nature: dates and bananas. The result is juicy, fluffy and irresistible.

4. Banana Bread Pudding

Banana Bread Pudding

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This Banana Bread Pudding by Lucie Javorska is the creamiest, sweetest and yummiest way to use up leftover bread. Seriously – bananas and peanut butter? How could that POSSIBLY go wrong? Bonus points: This banana bread pudding is extremely budget-friendly!

5. Pecan Chia Banana Bread

Pecan Chia Banana Bread

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The sweet aroma of banana, nuts, and warm spices will fill your home when you bake this amazing Pecan Chia Banana Bread by Shanika Graham-White!

6. Your Go-To Banana Bread

Your Go-To Banana Bread

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This yummy vegan Your Go-To Banana Bread recipe by Jamie Raftery is light, moist, and so easy to make. It’s the perfect way to turn those overripe bananas on your countertop into a celebration. There is nothing quite like the smell of a freshly baked cake coming out of the oven. It’s one of life’s simple pleasures.

7. Cinnamon Oatmeal Banana Bread Bars

Cinnamon Oatmeal Banana Bread Bars

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The perfect breakfast, snack, or dessert for your whole-foods-plant-based or vegan diet! These Cinnamon Oatmeal Banana Bread Bars by Sarah Ottino are gluten-free, oil-free, soy-free, and refined sugar-free. You can even leave out the maple syrup or agave nectar if your bananas are ripe enough, especially if you choose to use some flavored vegan protein powder. These oatmeal banana bread bars are pretty dense but still fluffy, and are packed with lots of beneficial nutrients!

8. Date and Walnut Banana Bread

Date and Walnut Banana Bread

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This Date and Walnut Banana Bread by Hayley Canning is perfectly sweet as it’s infused with dates, maple syrup, banana and cinnamon but the walnuts and buckwheat flour ensure that it doesn’t get too sweet. It makes the perfect breakfast, snack or even a dessert. It tastes amazing on its own, or warmed up!

9. Chocolate Bourbon Banana Bread

Chocolate Bourbon Banana Bread

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This Vegan Chocolate Bourbon Banana Bread by Shanika Graham-White is decadent, fudgy, moist and totally dairy-free, and egg-free. This is the best way to upgrade your quick bread game with serious flavor.

10. Oatmeal Banana Bread

Oatmeal Banana Bread

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Whenever a fresh loaf of this tender and moist banana bread comes out of the oven, no one can resist having a slice! This fluffy Oatmeal Banana Bread by Jillian Glenn makes the perfect breakfast, but it’s also great any time of day! It’s an awesome way to use up your overripe bananas. It’s moist, soft and delicious, and the oats in the batter will keep you feeling full all morning. While banana bread is totally worth indulging in, the nice thing about this recipe is that you don’t have to!

11. Cinnamon Crunch Banana Bread

Cinnamon Crunch Banana Bread

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Vegan Cinnamon Crunch Banana Bread that is perfectly sweet and moist, is balanced between tender and crunchy, and 100% delicious! This recipe by Shanika Graham-White takes less than 10 minutes to whip together and makes for a great healthy alternative for a little sweetness in the morning for breakfast or even for dessert. Yum!

12. Carrot Cake Banana Loaf

Carrot Cake Banana Loaf

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Healthy Carrot Cake Banana Loaf by Vicky Coates. if you love carrot cake and love banana bread then you need this in your life for sure!! This loaf is gluten-free, vegan, and high in protein! The recipe is very simple- simply mix in a bowl and bake. Mix up frosting and top once cooled… voila!

13. Triple Chocolate Banana Bread

Triple Chocolate Banana Bread

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Bread is quick and easy like a blank canvas. You can throw in whatever you like, chocolate, fruit, nuts, and cater to your tastebuds and the season. You just can’t go wrong. What’s fab about this Triple Chocolate Banana Bread by Gabrielle St. Claire, is everything! It’s quick, easy, affordable, fun, looks like a zebra, packs a secret ingredient that boosts the chocolate flavor (coffee), perfect for any season, perfect for a quick and easy dessert, has rich chocolate ganache, moist but cooked all the way through, and is a chocolate lovers dream!

14. Chocolate Swirl Banana Bread

Chocolate Swirl Banana Bread

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Are those overripe bananas sitting on your countertop staring you in the face, but you do not know what to do with them? Well, this Chocolate Swirl Banana Bread by Kennedy Kitchings is your answer, so what are you waiting for?

15. Healthy Vanilla Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Healthy Vanilla Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

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This is an easy Healthy Vanilla Chocolate Chip Banana Bread recipe by Hayley Canning that gives perfect results every time.

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