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Here at Nature Baby we believe in the importance of eating organic where possible, caring for what goes into our own and our little one's bodies! Kelly Gibney shares with us her recipe to use All Good organic bananas in this tasty slice full of only good-for-you ingredients. Bake it on the weekend to prepare for the busy week ahead. It freezes brilliantly so it can go straight from freezer to lunchbox, and will be perfectly thawed by lunchtime. This is sure to keep you and your little ones going through the day!
Makes 10-12 pieces
Vegan, Nut free, dairy free, refined sugar free
2 very ripe All Good fair trade bananas - roughly mashed 4 tablespoons maple syrup (could also use honey) 1/4 cup sesame seeds 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/4 cup melted coconut oil 2 cups whole oats 1/4 cup linseeds 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon good quality vanilla extract Additional sesame seeds for sprinkling Tip: you can add in a ½ cup of raisins, sultanas or finely chopped apricots as a yummy variation
Preheat oven to 180 degrees.
Place banana, butter, honey, sesame seeds and sunflower seeds into a food processor. Blitz until you have a rough puree
Add the remaining ingredients and process for two minutes until thoroughly mixed.
Place the batter into a small slice tin and use a spatula to smooth the surface. Sprinkle liberally with sesame seeds. Bake for 35-40 minutes until lightly golden.
Wait 1 hour before cutting. Slice will keep in an airtight container for up to 4 days. Can be frozen for up to 2 months.
Thanks for this yummy recipe Kelly! We can't wait to try xx Nb
All Good Organics shares with us the importance of organic fruit and fairtrade practices for you to know when next shopping for your bananas.
The lovely Kelly is a mother of two, and is a freelance food writer, stylist & photographer. She shares with us on motherhood, and how her family will spend Christmas this year.
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