Here’s an easy way to change up the breakfast routine, with a simple but nutritious recipe that’s quick to put together. With the right ingredients on hand, you’ll be able to put Banana Bliss Bites on the table for the whole family in no time, and also pack some to go for those who need to rush out the door. If you use gluten-free tortilla wraps, this would also turn this vegan, egg-free, dairy-free, nut-free and oil-free recipe into a gluten-free meal. Jump to Recipe
You can serve these Banana Bliss Bites as is, or pair it with other breakfast items like fresh fruit and a glass of fortified plant-based milk for a more nourishing meal. Another idea is to serve it alongside a thick chia pudding topped with blueberries (as pictured). No time to cut up the rolled up tortilla? Just stick the whole roll in a re-usable container or resealable plastic bag to bring and eat on your way to school or to work. Banana Bliss Bites is a plant-powered meal idea that also works well for a snack or lunch option for home, school or work!
- 4 8 inch whole-wheat tortilla wraps (or gluten-free alternative)
- 1/2 cup cooked white navy beans [85 g] (or canned white navy beans, rinsed & drained well first)
- 2 large ripe bananas (mashed)
- 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed (optional)
Warm a tortilla in a large saucepan or skillet on a low heat setting.
If using canned beans, drain and rinse the white navy beans well. Place the beans in a colander to remove any excess water from the beans before using.
Using a fork (or potato masher), mash the measured amount of cooked or canned white navy beans with the ripe bananas until well mixed together.
Remove the warmed tortilla from the skillet and place it onto a large plate. Spread on a quarter of the creamy mashed banana-bean mixture. Sprinkle on 1 ½ teaspoons of ground flaxseed, then roll up the tortilla tightly like a carpet, before slicing into bite-sized chunks. Repeat this process with the other tortilla wraps. Ready to devour!
Skip the tortilla wrap warming part if you are rushed for time. You can also just eat this as a whole roll instead of slicing the roll up into bite-sized pieces.
Feel free to add other seasonings into the tortilla wraps before rolling it up (examples are a dash of cinnamon, nutmeg or other spices)!
If packing for a school or work lunch, it is best to make these Banana Bliss Bites in the morning instead of the night before. This prevents the tortilla wraps from getting too moist and soft from the filling overnight.