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Healthy Gluten Free Banana Bread

Looking for a healthy gluten free banana bread that your family will devour? This Quinoa Banana Bread is so delicious, no one will suspect it is better for you!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, Gluten Free, Healthy
Keyword healthy gluten free banana bread
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 191kcal


  • ¼ cup butter softened
  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • cup coconut palm sugar or sugar of choice
  • cup maple syrup
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup gluten free flour blend
  • ½ cup quinoa flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup Greek Yogurt or Sour Cream
  • ½ cup walnuts chopped (optional)
  • 2 medium bananas mashed


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a loaf pan with cooking spray.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine butter, applesauce, sugar and maple syrup.
  • Blend in eggs, one at a time.
  • Add vanilla and mix well.
  • In a separate bowl, combine flours, baking soda and salt. Add to the wet mixture and blend completely.
  • Add in Greek yogurt, walnuts and bananas and blend until smooth.
  • Transfer mixture to prepared pan.
  • Bake at 350 for 1 hour. You know it is done when a toothpick comes out clean. 
  • Allow to cool for 15 minutes and then place on a wire rack to finish cooling. (That is unless your family is already begging you to cut it.)


Calories: 191kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 251mg | Potassium: 130mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 0.8mg