Healthier Banana Bread Recipe with Sea lettuce

Healthier Banana Bread Recipe with Sea lettuce

This healthier banana bread recipe with sea lettuce will offer a soft flavour and is iron rich and iodine rich, thanks to the addition of sea lettuce.

Serves 6

Prep time 10 minutes, cooking time 1 hour


  • 2 large ripe bananas (mashed)
  • 1/2 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil (melted)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup of milk (any preference)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp vanilla essence
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil (melted)
  • 1 tbsp sea lettuce
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 flour (wheat flour or standard)
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips (optional)


    1. Preheat oven to 170 degrees and oil a 9×5-inch loaf pan.
    2. Whisk the egg, coconut oil, vanilla essence, honey together in a large mixing bowl.
    3. Add in the mashed banana and milk. Using a spatula or bigger spoon stir in the sea lettuce, salt, baking soda, cinnamon and flour until combined. Be careful not to mix. 
    4. Fold in chocolate chips (optional)
    5. Place into your greased loaf pan.
    6. Bake for 55 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
    7. Remove from loaf pan and eat within 3 days

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