Healthier Banana Bread

Makes 1 loaf (12 Slices)

By Sarah Gilks

 

1 cup unsweetened applesauce

½ cup organic coconut sugar

2 egg whites (or 1 egg)

1 cup mashed bananas

1 tsp baking soda

2 tbsps hot water

½ tsp baking powder

½ tsp salt

1 ½ cups old fashioned oats, ground into flour

2 tbsp mini dark chocolate chips (optional)

 

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. 

  • Mix applesauce and coconut sugar together

  • Blend in egg whites (or 1 egg) and mashed bananas

  • Dissolve baking soda in hot water and add

  • Combine dry ingredients and stir into other mixture

  • Add chocolate chips

 

Bake for 40 mins or until toothpick comes out clean.  This is a great “snack” for yourself on a tough workout day, or even for the kids’ lunches or after school treat!

 

Nutritional Facts (per slice):

Cals: 117; Carbs: 28 g; Fat: 1 g; Protein: 2g; Sugar: 15 g

 

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