Healthy Dairy Free Banana Bread

Recipe from Kelly Jones Nutrition.

With half the sugar of traditional banana bread and whole wheat flour, you get a nutrient boost with this moist, flavorful, healthy dairy free banana bread!
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 45 mins
Total Time: 50 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dairy free baking
Servings: 8


  • ½ cup melted earth balance stick
  • ¼ cup raw honey
  • 2 tbsp packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup very ripe banana, mashed about 2 medium
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 ¼ cups whole wheat pastry flour plus 2 extra tbsp for a more fluffy cake
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda, fresh
  •  cup mini dark chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350° and either spray loaf pan with non stick spray or grease with more earth balance.
  • Whisk butter with honey and brown sugar.
  • Whisk in the eggs before stirring in the mashed banana and vanilla .
  • Add the flour*, salt and baking soda and fold in. Do not over-mix.
  • Gently stir in half of the chocolate chips.
  • Pour into loaf pan and add the remainder of chocolate chips on top.
  • Bake for 42-48 minutes and let cool before serving.


*flour should either be measured with a food scale or be measured sifted vs. packed.
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