Carob Chip Banana Protein Loaf


I know I’m gonna get lynched for posting a recipe with whey, I just know it.  Don’t hate.  While dairy is not a staple in my diet, I do use whey protein and goat’s yogurt from time to time, so just deal with it, k?  I bet someone’s going to hate on me for using carob chips, too.  Not sure why you would, but every time I roll out some new ingredient I get some push-back.  OK, listen.  I happen to like carob chips a lot…I think they taste like little coffee-chocolate drops and that’s amazing.  And carob, unlike chocolate, is caffeine-free and doesn’t need any added sugar.  And you can make them yourself!  If you’re still going to pitch a fit over my use of whey and carob, use egg protein and regular chocolate chips instead.  Problem solved.

I made this bread because I a) reallyreallyreally wanted something chocolate and b) needed a quick breakfast/PWO snack on the run that was packed with protein.  In case you haven’t noticed, I’m a total meathead.  In fact, I haven’t worn any pants that weren’t either sweats or spandex in nature for…a month.  No, two months.  Wow.  I also haven’t touched a bra that wasn’t of the sports variety for even longer.  That’s saying something because I have teensy tiny boobies.  I probably look like a homeless person 99.99999% of the time.  Kinda sad.  No wonder I needed chocolate this week…

Carob Chip Banana Protein Loaf
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Serves: 8
  • 1/2 c Coconut Flour
  • 1 t Baking Soda
  • 1 t Cinnamon
  • 1 c Whey Protein Powder (preferably chocolate!)
  • 2 T Cocoa Powder
  • 1 T Lemon Juice (about half a lemon)
  • 6 Eggs
  • 3 Ripe Bananas
  • 1/2 c Carob Chips
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Beat all the ingredients except carob chips together until smooth.
  3. Fold in the carob chips.
  4. Pour batter into a greased loaf pan.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.


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