Dark Chocolate Banana Bread Recipe TIU2021

By Durlan Vega on

Banana bread has always been one of our favorite desserts ~ it’s delicious, decadent, and comforting. Does it remind anyone else of childhood and growing up?! There’s just something about it 😋

So we decided to put our own healthy, TIU approved spin on this classic treat. This recipe, featured in the new Tone It Up 2021 Meal Plan, is made with unprocessed whole foods and natural sugars. It’s perfect for when you’re craving something sweet, and of course, TIU approved dessert is ‘on the plan’ and part of your healthy, balanced lifestyle. 

Whip up the recipe this weekend and share with friends and fam, too! You’re going to love it!

Dark Chocolate Banana Bread Recipe TIU2021

Dark Chocolate Banana Bread Recipe

Makes 12 servings


3 bananas

1 ¾ cup whole wheat flour (or gluten-free flour)

½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

¼  cup pure maple syrup

½ cup coconut oil

¼ cup unsweetened almond milk

2 eggs

1/4 cup dark chocolate chips

½ cup chopped walnuts

1 tsp. baking soda

1 Tbsp. vanilla extract

Coconut oil spray  


1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray a loaf pan with coconut oil spray. 

2. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together. 

3. Pour into the loaf pan and bake for about 50 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. 

    Looking for more delicious & healthy recipes just like this? You’ll find them all in your new TIU2021 Meal Plan in your TIU app. Sign up for the 6-week challenge to get access to your plan!



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