Well, I had hoped to bring you a cold Avocado Chile Soup recipe for this first month of the 2014 Eating A to Z Healthy Recipe Challenge, but it hasn’t happened yet. Instead I’m sharing with you this super yummy Whole Wheat Banana Bread recipe. I really wanted the soup to work but guess I didn’t give myself enough time to experiment. You see, there is a local restaurant that has a delicious soup but the version I made tasted more like a smoothie than a soup and just wasn’t the same. I’ll keep trying!
Now on to the Whole Wheat Banana Bread! I’ve tried many a banana bread recipe over the years but this one is moist and delicious and full of banana flavor. Plus, it’s filled with whole wheat goodness! It’s a recipe that I modified from another one I found online and our family loves it. I’m not sure about you, but I always seem to have some bananas that are nearing the overripe stage so this is a great way to use them up! (Did you also know you can freeze bananas? I like to unpeel them and put into a silicone muffin cup on a baking sheet to freeze. Then pop them out and store in a ziptop storage bag). If you have any of the bread leftover, you can slice it and freeze it then thaw for a quick breakfast or snack anytime.
Bananas are a favorite fruit around hour household! They are great in a smoothie, sliced over a bowl of granola, as a quick, healthy snack and in so many other delicious recipes. A good source of potassium,dietary fiber, manganese and vitamins B6 & C all in an easy-to-carry package, bananas are a no-brainer to add to just about anyone’s diet!
Now on to the recipe for the Whole Wheat Banana Bread! Here it is:
What’s your favorite way to enjoy banana bread? I hope you’ll give this recipe a try!
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