Lactation education

Lorin’s Banana Bread for Nursing Mothers / Lorin’s Lactation Banana Bre

It is a treat for breastfeeding mothers to help promote healthy lactation. It’s quite simple to make and very delicious to eat.

  • Yield: 1 loaf
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Total: 1h20
  • active: 20 minutes

Ingredients (16)

  • 2 tablespoons flax seed flour
  • 4 tablespoons of water
  • 1 3/4 tsp. all purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 tsp. quick cut oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 tablespoons brewer’s yeast (sifted)
  • 1 teaspoon ground fenugreek
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. softened butter)
  • 3 eggs (at room temperature)
  • 1 ea. sugar or 3/4 tsp. agave
  • 1 1/4 tsp. mashed bananas (about 3 medium bananas or 2 large bananas)
  • 2 tbsp of milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. chopped pecans or walnuts

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350. Grease a 10 inch loaf pan.
  1. Combine flaxseed meal and water in a small bowl or cup and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients (except the nuts).
  3. Using a stand mixer on low speed, combine the butter, eggs, sugar, banana and milk. Add vanilla and flax and increase speed to medium for about a minute.
  4. Use a rubber spatula to incorporate the flour mixture into the banana mixture 1/3 at a time. Stir in nuts. Scrape into your greased loaf pan and place in the preheated oven.
  5. Bake 50-60 minutes. Leave to cool for 10 minutes. Remove from pan and let cool completely.