bananas and almond butter with coconut milk and cinnamon

Creamy Coconut Bananas with Almond Butter and Cinnamon

bananas cinnamon coconut milk and almond butter ingredients

This recipe is perfect for a sweet breakfast or simple dessert, and since I usually have all four ingredients in my pantry it’s easy to whip up at a moment’s notice. I love this combination of flavors, and my kids do too!

I’m glad to have a decadent breakfast option made of whole foods and no added sugar (check the ingredients lists on your coconut milk to make sure!). This satisfies the same sweet tooth as a stack of pancakes, but with healthy fats, potassium, protein, and antioxidants. It’s simple enough that my kids can (and do!) make this for themselves, which is a nutritional leap up from the cereal they used to beg me for.

The recipe below will serve four as a snack or dessert and two as a breakfast. When I double it, I usually still make it in two separate bowls to make sure that the almond butter and cinnamon are distributed among all the bananas--you could also try to stack two recipes by making a single recipe, then layering another set of bananas, coconut milk, cinnamon and almond butter over top.

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