Citrus-Baked Bananas (AIP, Paleo, Vegan)

Citrus-Baked Bananas (AIP, Paleo, Vegan)

Here’s a wowza-factor dessert recipe for you, one that requires no fuss at all! These Citrus-Baked Bananas make for a delightfully warm, gooey, and scrumptious treat. And they look so pretty too.C-B Bananas A

I can’t wait to serve this up at my next dinner party. I’ll have everything pre-prepped in the fridge. Once we start dinner, I’ll discreetly place the dish in the oven and let the fragrance of the tangy orange and sweet bananas waft about, tempting and tantalizing my guests who’ll excitedly wonder, “Oh, what goodness awaits?” And then KAPOW! I’ll pop the Citrus-Baked Bananas out of the oven and wowza-wow everyone with such a lovely and delectable dessert.

C-B Bananas BOf course, there’s no need to share how incredibly simple this recipe is. Let your peeps think you fussed and fretted and flummoxed about.

Citrus-Baked Bananas (AIP, Paleo, Vegan)
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Recipe type: Treat
Serves: 8
  • 4 bananas, halved lengthwise, then quartered and cut into sections
  • 1 tsp arrowroot flour
  • ⅔ c freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • ¼ c medium-shredded dried coconut
  • 1 tbsp. coconut sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Lightly grease a baking dish with coconut oil.
  2. Place the banana pieces in the greased baking dish.
  3. Whisk the arrowroot flour with the orange juice and pour over the bananas.
  4. In a small bowl, mix the coconut, orange zest, and coconut sugar and sprinkle over the banana pieces.
  5. Place in the oven and bake for 30 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oven and serve warm.

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Martine Partridge, founder of Eat Heal Thrive, is an eater of whole, nourishing, real food. She is also a combatter of Crohn's Disease. Martine wholeheartedly believes that food is the fulcrum for good health and has had wonderful results in managing autoimmunity by eating to heal, and healing to thrive.