Banana Coconut Walnut Bars Recipe

These breakfast bars are so filling, you won’t even realize you didn’t have a giant starchy breakfast. The protein and natural ingredients keep you energized and full all morning. And yes, it seems like the ingredient list never ends but I promise it’s an easy recipe! When I see a recipe with a long list, I immediately start with mise en place, which is a French culinary term that means getting everything in place before you start cooking. It’s very helpful to avoid being overwhelmed!

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Banana Coconut Walnut Bars Recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 bars
Calories: 238 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 cup coconut flour sifted
  • cup chia seed meal
  • cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 2 tablespoons arrowroot or tapioca starch
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher or fine sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 5 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup honey or agave or ⅛ cup honey + 1 dropper of liquid vanilla stevia
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened vanilla almond or coconut milk
  • 2-3 overripe bananas mashed
  • cup coconut oil melted, plus more for greasing the pan
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F. Grease a glass 9x13-inch baking dish with coconut oil.
  2. Mix the dry ingredients in a large bowl. In a smaller bowl, beat the eggs and add in the vanilla, honey, almond milk, mashed bananas, and coconut oil. Add wet mixture to dry mixture and blend well. Fold in the walnuts.
  3. Pour the batter into the baking dish. Bake for 25-30 minutes, until the edges are brown and the middle is firm. Slice into squares.
Nutrition Facts
Banana Coconut Walnut Bars Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 238 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 192mg 8%
Potassium 187mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 9g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 2.2%
Vitamin C 2.2%
Calcium 6.5%
Iron 7.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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