Author / Rachel Koo

Prep: 5 min / Cook Time: 60 min / Servings: 10-12

Having trouble finishing your bunch of bananas before the week is done? Have you always a couple stray ones leftover that have gotten a little too brown for your liking? Do not fret! Place them in the freezer and save for a day to make this very a-peel-ling banana bread! The baking process will fill your kitchen with the warm delicious banana bread smells and your mouth will be drooling before first bite!


Calories: 250 cal

Protein: 6g

Carbohydrate: 27g

Fat: 13g


  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 1 fresh banana
  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1/2 cup arrowroot starch
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil – melted
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


Step 1: Preheat oven to 350

Step 2: Remove ripened bananas from freezer and allow to thaw. Remove bananas from peel and mash in a medium sized mixing bowl

Step 3:  Add in remaining ingredients except fresh banana and mix until fully combined

Step 4: Line a bread pan with parchment paper, or use additional coconut oil to grease the pan. Pour batter into pan. Peel and slice fresh banana in half and place on top of the batter, press banana in slightly

Step 5: Bake for 50-60 minutes, until the top is golden brown and the batter is cooked through. Place a toothpick in when finished and make sure it comes out clean

Step 6: Allow to sit for 10 minutes before slicing and serving!!

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Rachel Koo

Rachel has enjoyed sport her entire life and embarked on her coaching career in 2012. Starting as a personal trainer in various gyms, she eventually found CrossFit which lead her to CrossFit Football. In 2015 Rachel completed her CrossFit Football certification which opened up many doors of opportunity within coaching. Since then she has completed Power Athlete Methodology course, earned her Block 1 and put that knowledge into action coaching collegiate level athletes. Throughout the years training, proper nutrition and lifestyle habits have been the pillars in helping her clients and athletes achieve their true potential. Rachel currently working as a performance coach applying the Power Athlete principles with all of her clients.

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