Guilt-Free Banana Bread
Banana bread is a classic treat loved by many, but often it’s laden with guilt-inducing ingredients. This guilt-free version of banana bread is a game-changer, allowing you to savor the flavors without worrying about straying from your healthy eating goals. It’s moist, delicious, and a perfect option for breakfast or a guilt-free snack.
- 2 cups whole wheat flour
- 4 ripe bananas, mashed
- 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a loaf pan.
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the mashed bananas, Greek yogurt, honey, applesauce, egg, and vanilla extract.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together the whole wheat flour, baking soda, and salt.
- Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until just combined.
- Pour the batter into the greased loaf pan and spread it out evenly.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
- Allow the banana bread to cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer it to a wire rack to cool completely.
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Yield: 1 loaf
Enjoy this guilt-free banana bread with a cup of tea or your favorite coffee for a delightful and healthy treat.
Nutritional information per slice (based on 12 slices):
- Calories: 180
- Carbohydrates: 38g
- Protein: 4g
- Fiber: 4g
Indulge in this guilt-free banana bread without any reservations. Share it with your loved ones, and watch their faces light up with joy as they savor this healthier version of a beloved classic.