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chocolate cinnamon-spiced banana bread

chocolate cinnamon-spiced banana bread

When chocolate, bananas and cinnamon come together you’ve got yourself a quick bread that’ll become a regular in your kitchen. Reason enough to head to the over-ripe bin at your local grocer and stock up on bananas – simply throw them in the freezer and you can make this anytime you like.

pancakes with whole-grains & buttermilk

pancakes, whole -grain buttermilk/feature

Whole-grain/wheat pastry flour can replace white flour in most recipes, especially these heavenly whole-grain buttermilk pancakes. Nix the white, go for something heartier and do your health a favour in the process.

banana bread with olive oil, cranberries & chia seeds

banana bread with olive oil dried cranberries & chia seeds

Banana bread is a classic quick bread with so many possibilities! The add-in possibilities are endless as is your choice of flours, fats and sweeteners. So next time you have over-ripe bananas headed for a batch of bread, don’t miss the opportunity to make it memorable!

banana bread laced with millet & granola

banana bread with granola & millet

Basic banana bread is a blank canvas for so many other ingredients; from nuts, to seeds, to dried fruit and quick-cooking grains. So make sure you don’t miss the opportunity to customize each loaf, upping both the nutrient factor and the flavour factor! Keep it basic and traditional or come up with unique signature combos to make it your own.

banana bread in a blender

How to make a basic banana bread is easy, with the simplest of ingredients and it all starts with overripe bananas. Each loaf can be flavoured up differently with all kinds of additions: chocolate chips, toasted nuts and or/seeds, dried fruit, raisins, grated carrots, coconut, spices, cocoa powder, citrus zest or flavour extracts.