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Skinny banana bread

July 19, 2016
slices of Skinny banana bread

This banana loaf is perfect for those who are health conscious. It’s full of healthy ingredients and lightly sweetened with maple syrup.

It’s equally delicious served warm or at room temperature and even better when topped with nut butter.

close up Skinny banana bread

Hello loves!

I know it’s been a while and “a while” is a complete UNDERSTATEMENT at this point because it’s been practically TWO MONTHS since I posted!

I will give you all a full run down as to what has been going on with me over the next little while in my posts but for now enjoy a slice of yummy banana bread 🙂

slices of Skinny banana bread

Skinny banana bread
 
This banana loaf is perfect for those who are health conscious. It's full of healthy ingredients and lightly sweetened with maple syrup. It's equally delicious served warm or at room temperature and even better when topped with nut butter.
: Quickbread
Yield: one medium loaf
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup rolled oats
  • 3 ripe bananas
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1¼ cup whole wheat flour (or all purpose)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ⅓ cup greek yogurt
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup carob or dark choco chips (optional)
Method
  1. Preheat the oven to 350F
  2. Mash the bananas with a fork until smooth. Stir in the Greek yogurt, egg, maple syrup and vanilla.
  3. Sift in the whole wheat flour, oats, salt and baking powder. Mix until just combined. Fold in the carob chips.
  4. Pour batter into a lined loaf pan. Bake at 350F for 40 - 45 minutes until golden brown.
  5. Let cool for 10 minutes before slicing.
Notes
Loaf is best consumed within 2 days, store in an airtight container at room temperature
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