Paleo morning glory bread is a healthy breakfast bread packed with veggies, fruits, superfoods like breadfruit flour, and no added sugar or oil. It’s super tender and moist, and lets you sneak in bananas, zucchini, apples, carrots, and raisins to keep you full all morning without going bananas.
What is paleo morning glory bread?
Paleo morning glory bread is – as its name suggests – a glorious breakfast bread, traditionally loaded with lots of healthy vegetables, fruit, and nuts, plus flour, sugar, and oil. Many traditional versions include pineapples, apples, shredded carrots, and walnuts.
Our paleo version is a remake of the classic, but without any added sugars, oils, gluten, or dairy. It’s packed full of veggies and fruit, including bananas, zucchini, carrots, apples, and raisins, as well as a superfood – breadfruit flour.
What’s in paleo morning glory bread?
We include 5 different types of vegetables and fruit and a few other healthy ingredients:
- Grated zucchini
- Shredded carrots
- Shredded apples
- Almond flour
- Breadfruit flour (can substitute with coconut flour)
- Eggs (can be substituted with flax eggs)
- Baking powder, baking soda, apple cider vinegar
- Spices: vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt
What to eat with paleo morning glory bread
Enjoy your paleo morning glory bread with:
- Topped with almond butter
- Paleo granola and dairy-free yogurt
- Dairy-free milk (cashew, almond, or coconut)
What is breadfruit flour?
Breadfruit is a nutritious superfood fruit that’s naturally gluten-free and found in tropical areas such as Hawaii, Southeast Asia, South America, the Caribbean and Central America. It’s in the same family as the mulberry plant, and looks a bit like a green bumpy dinosaur egg on the outside. Inside, it’s starchy and smells a bit like a potato.
When ground into flour, it’s highly absorbent and has a tropical flavor – with hints of banana and potato. It makes a great addition to paleo morning glory bread, by absorbing a lot of the moistness from the bananas, apples, and zucchini!
What can I substitute with breadfruit flour?
Coconut flour is a great nutritious substitute for breadfruit flour, as it’s similarly absorbent, and has a neutral flavor.
What if I don’t have carrots or zucchini?
You can easily leave out carrots if you prefer. Zucchini will lend a softer texture to the paleo morning glory bread bread, but you may leave it out if you don’t have any on hand, as the bananas and apples both lend moisture and sweetness.
Paleo Morning Glory Bread
- 3 bananas
- 1 cup grated zucchini about 1.5 medium zucchini
- 1/2 cup grated carrots about 2 small carrots
- 1 cup apples, peeled, cored, and grated or chopped into 1.5” matchsticks about 1 large or 2 small apples
- 3 large eggs (or 3 flax eggs)
- 1/4 cup raisins
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 cup almond flour
- 1/2 cup breadfruit flour (or coconut flour)
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp nutmeg
- 1/4 tsp salt
- Oats to sprinkle on top
- Combine all wet ingredients together in a large bowl.
- Combine dry ingredients in another large bowl. Add apple cider vinegar as the last ingredient. Hold on adding oats until morning glory bread is in the loaf pan. Add wet to dry ingredients and mix well.
- Bake at 350°F for about 1 hour 40 minutes to 1 hour 50 minutes in a loaf pan lined with parchment paper and sprayed with oil.
- Paleo morning glory bread is ready when edges start to peel off the pan, isn’t too mushy when touching the middle, and an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
- Wait for bread to cool and cut into slices. Enjoy!
- For vegan version: To make flax eggs, simply combine 3T flax meal with 7.5T water, and let sit for 10 mins so it sets and becomes an egg "gel".
- Using 3 bananas and 2 apples makes it plenty sweet, but if you prefer a sweeter bread you can add 1-2T maple syrup or honey.
- You may need to adjust your baking time depending on your oven. If you bake it for too little time, it will be overly mushy. It’s packed with bananas, zucchini, and apples which means it’s much higher in moisture than most breads and will indeed need a!
Serving Size 1 slice (about 1" thick)
Servings Per Container 10
Amount Per Serving
Calories 139 Calories from Fat 57.6
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.4g 10%
Saturated Fat 0.9g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 55.8mg 19%
Sodium 142.7mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 18.0g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3.3g 13%
Protein 4.6g 9%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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