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Healthy Banana Bread in a loaf pan baked out of the oven.
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Healthy Banana Bread

Simple Healthy Banana Bread is made with a few nutritious ingredients like whole wheat flour & applesauce. Easy to make-it's great for breakfast or a snack!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword clean eating banana bread, healthy banana bread, simple healthy banana bread
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 291kcal
WW Freestyle Points 9



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and prepare a greased 8x4 loaf pan. 
  • In a bowl, mash bananas with a fork until slightly clumpy. You can microwave them for 20 seconds prior to mashing to make it easier.
  • Stir in honey, applesauce, egg white, and oil to banana mixture. 
  • Add in whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda and spices
  • Fold in walnuts and chocolate chips.
  • Pour batter into greased 8x4 loaf pan. Optional: sprinkle with a handful of chips and walnuts on top. Bake for 40 -45 minutes until a toothpick or cake tester comes out completely clean when inserted in the center of the bread.
  • Allow the bread to cool for 30 minutes. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator to maintain freshness.



Substitutions for this Healthy Banana Bread Recipe:
-To make gluten free: replace whole wheat flour with Bob's Red Mill 1-to-1 Gluten Free Flour
-To make vegan: replace 1 egg white with 1 flax egg. Sub honey with maple syrup
-To make nut free: simply omit walnuts.
WW Freestyle Note: Save 2SP per serving by omitting walnuts/chocolate. Points calculated using Lily's Dark Chocolate Chips

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Banana Bread
Amount Per Serving (1 slice (out of 8))
Calories 291 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 152mg7%
Potassium 307mg9%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 22g24%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 50IU1%
Vitamin C 3.6mg4%
Calcium 52mg5%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. This is an estimate and can vary pending your ingredients
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