Banana-Carrot Bread with Raisins

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This is a tasty quick bread recipe made with whole-wheat flour, carrot, banana and golden raisins. No sugar added and dairy free. Ripe bananas and raisins provide all the sweetness. Chia seeds contains a wealth of fiber and is incredibly healthy.

Makes one loaf

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 45-50 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 4 tablespoons almond flour/meal
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  •  pinch sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil or canola oil
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 mashed very ripe banana
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded carrots
Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 325 F. Lightly grease a 9x5x3- inch loaf pan with oil.
  2. In a medium-sized bowl, mix together the flour, almond meal, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, chia seeds, and raisins. In a large bowl, blend the oil, eggs, bananas, and vanilla. Add the shredded carrots and mix just until combined.
  3. Mix the dry ingredients in with the wet ingredients until combined. Do not overmix.
  4. Pour mixture into the loaf pan. Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until the top is browned and a toothpick comes out clean. Let it cool before serving.

Enjoy!

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