Healthy Cinnamon Swirl Banana Bread (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

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Over the last couple weeks, I have worked on redesigning the website and creating a new logo (see below)!


As I have stated in my post My Intentions For 2019, I explained that one of my intentions for 2019 was to communicate openly and let others know what I am feeling. Well, this semester has brought more change to my life than I intended and I am nothing but excited for the future.

For the first time in over a year, I feel like I have my mental health in a stable and extremely healthy place. YAY! Honestly, I cannot tell you how much of a positive difference this has been in my life. I stress to find what works for you and talk to someone that can help.

On another note, I am EXTREMELY excited to say that I have CHANGED my major from Elementary Education to Communication & Journalism with an emphasis in Advertising/PR. This is a perfect fit for me and I can’t wait to see what the future has in store!

But my mouth is watering about this amazing new HEALTHY recipe on Balance Sweat & Cheers!

Balance Sweat & Cheers: Healthy Cinnamon Swirl Banana Bread (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

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Yield: 6 servings
Prep time: 15 minutes
Total time: 55 minutes


Gluten Free Flour | 1 3/4 cups

Salt | 1/2 teaspoon

Baking Soda | 1/2 teaspoon

Cinnamon | 2 teaspoons

Eggs | 2

Mashed Ripe Bananas | 3

Coconut Oil (room temperature)|1/4 cup

Almond Milk | 1/2 cup

Vanilla| 1 teaspoon

Cinnamon Swirl Mixture: 1/4 cup sugar/ 2 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease pan to ensure loaf does not stick.
  2. Combine dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl. 
  3. In a separate bowl, combine wet ingredients.
  4. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir until combined.
  5. In a small bowl, combine the cinnamon swirl ingredients.
  6. Add half of the batter to loaf pan. Sprinkle cinnamon swirl mixture across batter.
  7. Add the rest of the batter on top of the cinnamon swirl mixture.
  8. Bake for 35-40 minutes.
  9. Let cool and EAT!

Special Diet Information

Dairy Free. Gluten Free. 

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