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healthy banana bread

Healthy Banana Bread

This healthy banana bread recipe is the best you’ll ever eat! Made with sweet ripe bananas, a touch of cinnamon, and other delicious, wholesome ingredients. And, it only uses one bowl-so less cleanup for you!
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: best healthy banana bread recipe, easy healthy banana bread recipe, healthy banana bread, healthy banana bread recipe, healthy banana bread with yogurt
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 16 people
Calories: 154kcal

Equipment

  • Mixing Bowls
  • Whisk
  • Large spoon or spatula
  • Hand Mixer
  • Bread pan
  • Cooling racks

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 -2 cups mashed ripe bananas about 3-4 bananas
  • cup plain greek yogurt
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar You can also use a mix of white and brown sugar.
  • 1 1/2 cups white whole-wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup flaxseed meal
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix together mashed banana, greek yogurt, vanilla, sugar, and eggs.
  • Slowly stir in the melted butter until blended.
  • On top of the wet ingredients, place the flour, flaxseed meal, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Mix until all of the ingredients are combined.
  • Pour into a standard loaf pan that's been sprayed with cooking spray, and bake for 55 minutes or until the center is cooked. You can check this with a toothpick or sharp knife. If no batter sticks to the toothpick then it's done.
  • Let the bread cool in the pan for about 10 minutes. Remove from pan and let it finish cooling on a wire cooling rack.
  • Cut into 16 pieces and serve.

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Notes

** You can leave out the flaxseed meal and add more flour to the recipe.

Storage tips

Store in the refrigerator all week or in the freezer for up to 3 months. I recommend wrapping in plastic wrap or placing it into a freezer bag.
Place it on the counter to thaw or warm up in the microwave for 10 - 15 seconds.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 154kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 13g