June 26, 2012
Vegan Pineapple Coconut Banana Bread
I've been jonesin' for some banana bread lately. As luck would have it my mama had a whole bunch of brown bananas sitting on her counter that she was getting ready to toss. Sweeping in to save them in my Apron Cape I gathered them up and took them home.
I had pineapple and coconut on the brain due to my indulgence this summer of piña coladas while pool side. I put the three together and voilà Vegan Pineapple Coconut Banana Bread was born!
My first attempt at Vegan Banana Bread was a failure due to the honey. Did you know honey is not considered vegan? Why you ask?
"Veganism is a way of living which excludes all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, the animal kingdom, and includes a reverence for life. It applies to the practice of living on the products of the plant kingdom to the exclusion of flesh, fish, fowl, eggs, honey, animal milk and its derivatives, and encourages the use of alternatives for all commodities derived wholly or in part from animals."
While I am no longer vegan due to the lure of bacon (did you know bacon is the gateway meat for a vegan?) I am all over this banana bread! If you decide to make this banana bread you will smell the sweet sweet smell of vegan success and of course delicious banana bread!