Fruity Vegan Breakfast Loaf Recipe

May 16, 2013 Posted By: Charmaine Broughton

If you are the breakfast-on-the-go type who enjoys a touch of sweetness with your morning meal, the following recipe is for you! My Fruity Breakfast Loaf is vegan, full of fruit and has no added sugar (other than the vegan chocolate chips). This recipe is 100% kid approved and makes a healthy lunch box “sweet treat” or after school snack (my boys can polish off over half a loaf after a long day of learning).

Enjoy a slice of this moist and tasty loaf with a cup of coffee or tea after a long weekend run.

Ingredients:

1/3 cup (75 mL) melted coconut oil
1 jar (128 mL/4.5 fl oz) pureed prune baby food
2 tsp (10 mL) vanilla extract
1 cup (250 mL) brown rice flour
1 cup (250 mL) rolled oats
¼ cup (60 mL) ground flax seed
2 tsp (10 mL) cinnamon
2 tsp (10 mL) baking powder
½ tsp (2 mL) ground ginger
Pinch salt
1 very ripe banana, mashed
1 medium apple, grated (*skin left on)
½ cup (125 mL) vegan chocolate chips (*such as Enjoy Life brand)
½ cup (125 mL) unsalted shelled sunflower seeds

Method:

Preheat oven to 350 F (180 C). Place all ingredients in a large mixing bowl and beat until well combined. Place batter into a parchment paper lined (or well greased) standard size loaf pan (about 9 inch X 5 inch-2L). Place in center of oven and bake for 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center of loaf comes out with little crumb.

Makes 8 servings.

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Founder of Marathonmom.ca, Charmaine Broughton-Dunn has transformed her life from an overweight mother of two; to a marathon runner, triathlete and most importantly healthy wife and mother. Charmaine is a trained chef and food writer for a number of national publications including; Running Room Magazine. Charmaine is a sought after running coach and has proudly lead
many women to their FIRST finish line.

Charmaine will be contributing Running Healthy Recipes on the Mizuno Run Club Site, so be sure to check back regularly for this new feature to the site to see delicious recipes that will keep you fit and full!

You can also keep posted on what Charmaine is up to at MarathonMom on Facebook and follow her on Twitter: @runnercharb

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