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The Best Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread


Did someone say pumpkin?!

Although we think pumpkin can and should be used year round, it is one of our favorites and we are so excited to whip up some amazing fall pumpkin recipes - like this gluten free pumpkin bread. When we say it's the best, we mean it's the best. We're all about easy recipes that are approachable and have minimal ingredients. This pumpkin bread is just that. Did we mention it has chocolate chips? Completely (not) optional.

Typically when you think of pumpkin and fall, you may think of pumpkin baked goods and the classic pumpkin spice latte. We love ourselves a good PSL, but pumpkin can be used in a wide variety of dishes and has many surprising health benefits. According to Healthline, one cup of cooked pumpkin contains: 

  • Calories: 49
  • Fat: 0.2 grams
  • Protein: 2 grams
  • Carbs: 12 grams
  • Fiber: 3 grams
  • Vitamin A: 245% of the Reference Daily Intake (RDI)
  • Vitamin C: 19% of the RDI
  • Potassium: 16% of the RDI
  • Copper: 11% of the RDI
  • Manganese: 11% of the RDI
  • Vitamin B2: 11% of the RDI
  • Vitamin E: 10% of the RDI
  • Iron: 8% of the RDI
  • Small amounts of magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, folate and several B vitamins

If that isn't impressive as is, pumpkin contains antioxidants and vitamins that can help fight against chronic illness, build your immunity, and benefits your eyesight, heart health, and more. Win!

 

This recipe uses one of our favorite gluten free pumpkin bread mixes, pumpkin puree, and a crunchy streusel topping with our Coffee Maple Cacao LivBar that is the ultimate cherry on top. We love adding streusel toppings to baked goods - just like these blueberry banana muffins! The best part about this recipe is that it's easy, quick, simple to follow, and tastes amazing. 

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