Recipes that include ground flax

Whole Grain Banana Bread

Whole Grain Banana Bread

Dry Ingredients:

1 c whole grain oatmeal
1 c whole wheat flour
1/4 c ground flaxseed
1/2 c chopped walnuts
1/3 c demerara sugar (or turbinado)
1 tsp baking soda
1 t baking powder
1/2 t ground allspice


Wet Ingredients:

1/4 c olive oil
1/4 c orange juice (not from concentrate)
1/3 c plain Greek yogurt
3 ripe bananas, mashed
1 egg
2 t pure vanilla extract


Ingredients for the topping:

1‐1/2 T whole grain oatmeal
1‐1/2 T brown sugar (or demerara or turbinado)
1/2 t cinnamon
4 to 5 slices of banana


Instructions – how to make whole grain banana bread:

Combine dry ingredients in a medium size mixing bowl. In a separate larger bowl, mix wet ingredients together thoroughly. Add dry ingredients to wet, mixing only until combined. Pour mixture into a lightly greased loaf pan.

In a separate small dish, combine the topping ingredients – oatmeal, sugar and cinnamon and sprinkle on top of loaf. Finish with a few slices of banana overtop.

Bake at 375F for 50 minutes. Turn oven off and allow loaf to sit in warm oven for another 15 minutes. If the top of the loaf is getting too dark, loosely tent with foil. Remove banana bread from oven and allow to cool on baking rack before serving.

Chocolate and Strawberry Banana Bread

Chocolate and Strawberry Banana Bread


  • 2 c. Oat Flour
  • 1⁄2 c. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1⁄2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1⁄4 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2/3 c. coconut sugar (can use 1/3)
  • 1 TB. ground flax mixed w/ 3 TB. water
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3-4 large bananas mashed
  • 1⁄2 c. melted and cooled coconut oil
  • 1⁄4 c. non dairy milk (I used coconut)
  • 4 ounces dark chocolate melted
  • 1⁄2 c. dark chocolate chips tossed w/ 1⁄2 tsp. flour
  • 3⁄4 c. diced strawberries tossed w/ 1 tsp. flour


Instructions – how to make chocolate and strawberry banana bread

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a loaf pan.
In a bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa, salt, cinnamon, & baking powder.
In another bowl whisk together flax mixture and sugar until smooth.
Whisk in vanilla. Then add bananas and milk and stir until combined.
Add in dry ingredients and stir with a large spoon until it comes together.
Add melted coconut oil, then melted chocolate and combine.
Fold in chocolate chips and strawberries.
Bake for 55-60 minutes, or until fully baked.
Remove from oven and let cool before removing from pan and cutting.