Today I have for you Gluten-Free Vegan Flourless Chocolate Chip Banana Walnut Cookies that are made with only 6 ingredients!
They’re a merge of a chocolate chip cookie with a moist banana walnut muffin, but are much healthier!
And if you like that combination, make sure you check out my Gluten-Free Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins recipe.
Store-bought chocolate chip cookies and banana walnut muffins have ingredients like these:
S.A.D. (Standard American Diet) Chips Ahoy! Chocolate Chip Cookie Ingredients:
Ingredients: Flour Enriched (Wheat Flour, Niacin Vitamin B3, Iron Reduced, Thiamine Mononitrate Vitamin B1 [Thiamin Vitamin B1], Riboflavin Vitamin B2 [Riboflavin Vitamin B2], Folic Acid Vitamin B9, Chocolate Chips Semisweet (Sugar, Chocolate, Dextrose, Cocoa Butter, Soy Lecithin, An Emulsifier), Sugar, Soybeans Oil Partially Hydrogenated, Corn Syrup High Fructose, Leavening (Baking Soda, Ammonium Phosphate), Salt, Whey from Milk, Flavors Natural and Artificial, Caramel Color.
S.A.D. (Standard American Diet) Hostess Banana Walnut Mini Muffins Ingredients:
Ingredients: Sugar, Soybeans Oil, Wheat Flour Bleached Enriched (Flour, Barley Malt, Iron Reduced, Niacin Vitamin B3, Thiamine Mononitrate Vitamin B1, Riboflavin Vitamin B2, Folic Acid Vitamin B9), Bananas Puree, Eggs Whole, Walnuts, Eggs Whites, Contains 2% or less of the following: (Water, Whey Sweet Dairy, Corn Starch Modified, Mono and Diglycerides, Leavening (Baking Soda, Sodium Aluminum Phosphate, Aluminum Phosphate), Salt, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Wheat Gluten, Milk Non Fat, Sorbitan Monostearate, Xanthan Gum, Calcium Acetate, Guar Gum, Polysorbate 80, Dextrose, Flavors Natural and Artificial, Sorbic Acid, to retain freshness.
And homemade versions aren’t much better with ingredients like white flour, white refined sugar, eggs, butter, oil, etc.
This healthier version is made with clean ingredients and is vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, grain-free, flourless, egg-free, soy-free, paleo-friendly and contains no refined sugar.
Want more healthy dessert recipes? Check out Gluten-Free Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal No-Bake Cookies, Flourless Vegan Chocolate Pistachio Cookies, Flourless Gluten-Free Vegan Lemon Chia Seed Cookies or my Clean Eating Cookbook with over 140 healthy, clean eating recipes just like this one that you will love!
5 Fast Facts About Bananas:*
- high levels of tryptophan to help combat depression
- aids in weight loss
- strengthens the immune system
- high in fiber and potassium
- helps to lower blood pressure
5 Fast Facts About Walnuts:*
- high-quality vegan protein
- high in anti-oxidants
- rich in omega-3 fatty acids
- high in vitamin C
- improves blood lipids and other cardiovascular risk factors
5 Fast Facts About Cinnamon:*
- contains anti-inflammatory properties
- helps to control blood sugar
- excellent source of manganese and iron
- can help to lower bad cholesterol
- aids in eliminating migraine headaches
5 Fast Facts About Vanilla Bean Powder:*
- high in anti-oxidants
- can help reduce inflammation
- contains small traces of minerals
- 1 tablespoon contains 2 g of fiber
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.