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Delight in Wholesome Pleasure with Sugar-Free Mini Banana and Guava Bites!

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April 23, 2024
In our quest for better health and tantalizing tastes, we’ve created a revolution in our kitchens. Today, at MyAuthentikSpoon, we’re proud to present a delightful recipe that aligns with this revolution – Sugar-Free Mini Banana & Guava Bites. These grain-free delights are the perfect companions for anyone conscious about maintaining stable blood sugar levels while enjoying a balanced diet.

Why Choose Bananas and Guavas?

Bananas, rich in potassium, vitamin B6, and vitamin C, offer more than just their natural sweetness; they support heart health and contribute to overall vitality. Guavas are not far behind, with a high fiber content and an abundance of nutrients that aid in weight loss and act as potent antioxidants.

The Science Behind “Smart Baking”

Our approach to creating these Sugar-Free Mini Banana & Guava bites is deeply rooted in nutritional science. Avoiding grains commonly high in omega-6 fatty acids and refined sugars, we prevent those unwelcome blood sugar spikes that often lead to energy slumps and could increase the risk of dying with heart disease: Checkout latest article from Harvard Health Blog on this topic for more details. Instead, we harness the sweetness from the fruits themselves and the stability offered by high-fiber ingredients to deliver a snack that’s as nutritious as it is delicious.

The Many Benefits of Our Star Ingredients

  • Bananas: The natural sweetness and moisture are ideal for guilt-free cakes.
  • Eggs: They provide essential proteins and vitamins, aiding in tissue repair and health.
  • Coconut Oil: Known for its medium-chain fatty acids, coconut oil can be a great energy booster.
  • Stevia: This natural sweetener is praised for its minimal effect on blood glucose, ideal for a sugar-free regime.
  • Arrowroot: A fantastic ingredient for digestion, arrowroot also gives our bites a desirable light texture.
  • Ground Nuts: Almonds and walnuts bring healthy fats, proteins, and fiber, contributing to satiety with every bite.
  • Sea Salt or Himalayan Salt: These salts are rich in minerals, crucial for maintaining bodily functions.

How to Prepare Sugar-Free Mini Banana & Guava Bites

Ingredients:

  • 2 ripe bananas (about 200g)
  • 2-3 organic eggs (about 100g)
  • 75g melted coconut oil
  • Stevia powder to taste (start with 1/4 tsp) or 20 drops of liquid stevia
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract (or 1/8 tsp vanilla seeds/powder)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 50g arrowroot
  • 150g ground nuts (almonds or walnuts)
  • 150g fruits (fresh or defrosted guavas, or other fruits)
  • A pinch of sea salt or Himalayan salt

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 170°C (340°F) and prepare a baking tray with mini cake molds.
  2. Mix bananas, eggs, coconut oil, stevia, and vanilla in a food processor until combined.
  3. Add the baking powder, arrowroot, and ground nuts, blending until smooth.
  4. Fold in half of the crushed fruits, then spoon the mixture into the molds, adding the rest of the fruits on top.
  5. Bake for 15-20 minutes and let cool before serving.

Storage Tips:

Keep your Mini Banana & Guava Bites fresh in the fridge, accompanied by a scoop of coconut yogurt if you desire, for up to 3 days.

Remember, these bites do contain eggs and nuts. If you’re adjusting sweetness, we recommend customized alternatives to stevia as per your preference.

Explore More Healthy Options

Inspired by our Mini Banana & Guava Bites? Explore more nutritious recipes on our blog, such as Grain-Free Coconut Bread. For those cutting out refined sugars, discover our array of healthy options perusing the recipes we have compiled for your wellness journey.

About Asmaa Lahlou

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Asmaa Lahlou, co-founder of MyAuthentikSpoon, a naturopathic programme dedicated to empowering individuals to make smarter food choices for improved well-being. If you’re ready to tackle wellness with a fresh perspective, schedule a complimentary private consultation with Asmaa to receive personalised dietary insights and weight management strategies. This is your opportunity to have your questions answered and to learn how to incorporate the food choices into your lifestyle and achieve a better wellbeing.

Together, Let’s Bake Mindfully

Join us in this baking adventure with our Mini Banana & Guava Bites, and share your own sugar-free experiences by placing your thoughts and creations on social media, tagging us @myauthentikspoon. Here’s to your health, and may your kitchen endeavors bring you joy – Happy baking!

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