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Chocolate and banana bars

Chocolate and banana bars

I had no snack to give the kids today, so I had to figure out something quickly. VERY ripe bananas on my counter, and chocolate, alway a winning combination.

This recipe is so easy to make and very quick too. You can easily carry them for an outing or in a lunchbox. They are sugar free and gluten free, but the most important is that they are so tasty! You can even have them for breakfast if you’re in a rush!

Even the kids were surprised to see that that I didn’t add any sugar when they tasted the batter on the spoon! :-)

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 45 minutes

  • 3 ripe organic bananas
  • 3 tbsp. (45ml) of organic raw cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup (83ml) of almond milk
  • 1/4 cup (62.5ml) of organic melted vegan butter
  • 1 cup (250ml) of organic Medjool dates
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) of water
  • 1 cup (250ml) of organic oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) of organic rice flour
  • 1/4 cup (62.5ml) of organic almond flour
  • 1/4 cup (62.5ml) of organic corn starch
  • 1 tsp. (5ml) of baking powder
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) of organic chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) of organic walnuts
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) of organic sunflower seeds
  1. Preheat you oven to 375º.
  2. Put your dates and the water in a small pot and cook the for about 5-10 minutes until they turn into purée.
  3. In a bowl, combine the bananas, the cocoa powder, the almond milk, the butter and mix well.
  4. In a smaller bowl, combine the oatmeal, the rice flour, the corn starch ,the baking powder and the salt.
  5. Gradually add in your flour mix to your bananas and integrate the rest of the ingredients (dates purée, chocolate chips, walnuts and sunflower seeds) to your batter.
  6. Grease a 9″x13″ oven dish and spread the batter evenly.
  7. Cook for about 45 minutes.
  8. Wait until it’s a bit cool to remove it, and transfer it on a wired rack.

4 thoughts on “Chocolate and banana bars

    • It comes from France and I got it at a natural food store. I’m going to write the brand when I get home tomorrow. This recipe was really good and the kids loved it!


  1. This is awesome! What a great idea and pretty easy, would go great with a cup of hot green tea..hmmm maybe a good mommy snack also :)


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