This high-protein, grain-free bread makes a delicious breakfast option or snack. Makes a 1lb loaf – about 10 to 12 slices. The bread is best served warm or toasted, spread with a little coconut oil or nut butter.

Freshly baked banana bread


  • 300g pecan nuts
  • ½ tsp cream of tartar
  • ½ tsp gluten free baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 large ripe banana
  • 2 tbsp light olive oil
  • 1 tbsp honey


Place the pecan nuts in a grinder or blender and process to form a fine meal. Place in a bowl with the other dry ingredients.

Place the eggs, banana, oil and honey in a blender and process until smooth. Pour into the dry ingredients and mix thoroughly.

Spoon into a lined loaf pan. Bake at 180°C/350°F, gas mark 4, for 40–45 minutes until firm to touch. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before turning out.

Slice and serve warm with coconut oil or nut butter.