This delicious recipe is simple to make. It is loaded with protein and grains to get you and your family off to a great start in the morning.
For the wet ingredients: 3 ripe bananas, mashed (about 1 ⅓ cups mashed ripe banana) 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 (15 ounce) can light coconut milk (about 1 ⅔ cup coconut milk) 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
For the dry ingredients: 2 ¼ cups gluten free rolled oats 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon salt
Mix-ins: ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut, plus 2 extra tablespoons for topping ½ cup chopped walnuts 1/3 cup chocolate chips (feel free to use your favorite!), plus 2 tablespoons for sprinkling on top
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9×9 inch pan with oil and set aside.
In a large bowl, whisk together the mashed banana, eggs, vanilla, coconut milk and maple syrup until well combined.
Add the dry ingredients to the bowl with the wet ingredients: oats, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Mix until combined, then fold in shredded coconut, walnuts and chocolate chips.
Pour mixture into prepared pan and smooth top. Sprinkle with reserved shredded coconut and chocolate chips. Bake for 35-45 mins or until the edges are slightly golden brown. Remove from the oven, allow to cool for 10 minutes, then cut into 6 slices and serve. Top with extra banana slices, a drizzle of maple syrup and chopped walnuts.