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Easy Vegan, Gluten-Free Banana Bread

Meet your new favorite easy, vegan, gluten-free banana bread recipe. Make this moist, healthy, delicious loaf quickly in a single bowl. I'll spare you my life story and ever-long scrolling and get right into the banana-y goodness!

Let's PEEL right into it!

Have a BUNCH of fun baking!

(Okay, I'll stop :D )

Prep: 12 Mins Cook Time: 1 Hour Total Time: 1 hour, 12 mins (approx.)

Eat for: Breakfast, Snack, Dessert, whenever your heart desires

Dietary Notes

  • Gluten-free

  • Plant-based (vegan)

  • Vegetarian


  • 4 medium ripe bananas (3 bananas yield ~1 1/2 cups or 337 g)

  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts (omit if allergic!)

  • flax egg ( I tbsp flaxseed meal + 2.5 tbsp water)

  • 3 Tbsp avocado or coconut oil, melted

  • 1/3 cup packed organic brown sugar

  • 2-3 Tbsp maple syrup (depending on ripeness of bananas // or sub honey)

  • 3 1/2 tsp baking powder

  • 3/4 tsp sea salt

  • 1/3 tsp ground cinnamon

  • 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk (or other dairy-free milk)

  • 1 1/4 cup almond meal

  • 1 1/4 cup gluten-free flour blend

  • 1 1/4 cup gluten-free oats

For Serving

  • Honey (Try local honey!)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a ~9×5-inch loaf pan with parchment paper or spead coconut/avocado oil along all sides.

  2. Mash 3 banana in a large bowl (you can leave some lumps :). **Save one banana for a decorative topping.

  3. Add all ingredients and whisk to combine. Last ingredients to add: almond meal, gluten-free flour, and oats and combine.

  4. Bake for 50 mins.

  5. Remove and add long-way sliced banana to top of bread (press it down firmly).

  6. Bake for 10-15 more mins. When done, it should feel firm and be golden on top.

  7. Let cool completely before cutting! (Patience here :)

  8. Drizzle with honey (HIGHLY recommended!) and enjoy!

Woohoo! Enjoy this nourishing and delicious snack. Send this recipe to anyone who you think might enjoy and

If you make it and share it on Instagram, be sure to tag me

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