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Healthy Banana Bread Recipes



healthy banana breadThere are many different ways to bake a healthy banana bread. With banana as the main ingredients, the healthy banana bread recipe can be modified slightly by adding a few other additional healthy ingredients. Some common additions to the basic banana bread recipe are wheat germ, whole grains, flaxseed and chopped nuts.

Health Benefits of Banana Bread:

  • Banana offers a variety of health benefits. Banana founds to be useful in lowering blood pressure, relieving constipation, reduce cholesterol, as well as soothing inflammation in the digestive tract.
  • If you add wheat germs into your banana bread recipe, you are adding in the nutrients of the wheat germ that helps to boost the immune system, maintain bone health, metabolize energy, and promote the health of our nervous system.
  • Using whole grains in your healthy banana bread recipe, so that your blood sugar is maintained at a steady level.
  • Adding flaxseed that has high fiber content and essential fatty acids is good to ease inflammation, as well as inflammatory disorder.
  • Add in a handful of nuts, such as walnuts and pecans to your healthy banana bread recipe. Nuts not only taste good, they contains unsaturated fats and fiber that are good in helping to lower cholesterol.

Healthy Banana Bread Recipes

And now, here are some simple to bake, and good for health banana bread recipes.

  1. Basic Banana Bread Recipe
  2. Moist Banana Bread Recipe
  3. Yogurt Banana Bread Recipe
  4. Healthy Banana Bread Recipe
  5. Eggless Banana Bread Recipe
  6. Flaxseed Banana Bread Recipe
  7. Low Fat Banana Bread Recipe
  8. Peanut Butter Banana Bread Recipe

Easy Healthy Recipe #1: Basic Banana Bread Recipe

Ingredients:

  • Bananas - 2, mashed
  • Butter - 1/2 cup
  • All-purpose flour - 1 1/2 cups
  • Eggs - 2, beaten
  • Sugar - 1 cup
  • Baking soda - 1 tsp
  • Vanilla - 1 tsp
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. In a bowl, mix butter, sugar and beaten eggs together.
  3. Add in vanilla, baking soda, salt, mashed bananas, and flour.
  4. Mix well using a mixer until a smooth batter is formed.
  5. Pour batter into a loaf pan. Bake in oven at 350 for about 90 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  6. Place on rack to cool. Enjoy.

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Easy Healthy Recipe #2: Moist Banana Bread Recipe

Ingredients:

  • Whole wheat flour - 2 cups
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Soda - 1/2 tsp
  • Baking powder - 1 tsp
  • Bananas - 3, mashed
  • Eggs - 2
  • Brown sugar - 1/2 cup
  • Milk - 1/2 cup
  • zest of a lemon or orange
  • Vanilla - 2 tsp

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, salt, soda and baking powder.
  3. Combine separately ripe bananas, eggs, brown sugar, milk, lemon zest, and vanilla in another bowl.
  4. Mix these two mixture together well, and pour them into a pan.
  5. Bake at 350 for about 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  6. Place on rack to cool. Enjoy.

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Easy Healthy Recipe #3: Yogurt Banana Bread Recipe

Ingredients:

  • Bananas - 3, mashed
  • All purpose flour - 2 cups
  • Baking soda - 3/4 tsp
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Low fat butter - 1/4 cup
  • Brown sugar - 1 cup
  • Low fat yogurt - 1/2 cup
  • Vanilla extract - 1 tsp
  • Eggs - 2

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a bowl, mix together all purpose flour, baking soda, and salt by using using a whisk.
  2. In another bowl, put in butter, and sugar. Blend with a mixer.
  3. While blending, slowly add in the eggs to the butter and sugar mixture, followed by bananas. yogust and vanilla extract. Blend until smooth.
  4. Keep the mixer blending, slowly add in the flour mixture. Mix until well blended.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  6. Coat a loaf pan with cooking spray and place the mixture into it.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for about one hour, until banana bread cooked.

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Easy Healthy Recipe #4: Healthy Banana Bread Recipe

Ingredients:

  • All purpose flour - 1 cup
  • Whole wheat flour - 1 cup
  • Brown sugar - 1/2 cup
  • Baking powder - 1 tsp
  • Baking soda - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Cinnamon - 1/2 tsp
  • Egg - 1
  • Bananas - 1 1/2 cup(4-5 bananas), mashed

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven at 350.
  2. Beat the egg. Combine the beaten egg and mashed banana in a bowl. Mix them together with sugar, salt and cinnamon.
  3. In another large bowl, mix together flour, powder, baking soda, and pour in the mashed banana mixture. Stir well.
  4. Pour the batter into the bread pan. Bake at 350 for 50 minutes. Test the bread readiness by sticking a knife into the loaf and see if it comes out clean.
  5. Once finished, remove from oven and let cool.

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Easy Healthy Recipe #5: Eggless Banana Bread Recipe

Ingredients:

  • Plain flour - 2 cups
  • Sugar - 1/2 cup
  • Veggie, corn oil or butter - 1/2 cup
  • Banana - 1 cup, mashed
  • Baking soda - 1 tsp
  • Baking powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Cinnamon - 1 tsp
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Handful of walnut or pecan
  • Carrots - 1/2 cup, shredded

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Mix everything in the ingredient list in a large bowl, with oil at the last. Stir well.
  3. Lightly grease the loaf pan, pour in the batter, and bake at 350 for 50 minutes.
  4. Check the readiness by inserting a toothpick in the center of the loaf. If it comes out clean, then you are done baking.
  5. Remove from oven and let cool to serve.

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Easy Healthy Recipe #6: Flaxseed Banana Bread Recipe

Ingredients:

  • Sugar Blend - 3/4 cup
  • Flaxseed meal - 3/4 cup
  • Bananas - 5, mashed
  • Skim milk - 1/4 cup
  • Low-fat sour cream - 1/4 cup
  • Egg whites - 2 tsp
  • Whole wheat flour - 2 cups
  • Baking soda - 1 tsp
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350. Grease and a 9x5 inch loaf pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the sugar blend, flaxseed meal, mashed bananas, skim milk, sour cream and egg whites. Blend well.
  3. Combine whole wheat flour, baking soda and salt. Stir into the banana mixture until smooth.
  4. he loaf pan, and spoon the batter into it.
  5. Bake for 1 hour in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean.
  6. Set cool and serve.

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Easy Healthy Recipe #7: Low Fat Banana Bread Recipe

Ingredients:

  • Bananas - 1 cup(about 2 large bananas), mashed
  • Baking soda - 1 tsp
  • Low-fat yogurt - 1/2 cup(120 ml)
  • Canola or corn oil - 1/4 cup (60 ml)
  • Light brown sugar - 3/4 cup (175 grams)
  • 1 large egg or 2 large (60 grams) egg whites
  • Pure vanilla extract - 1 tsp
  • All-purpose flour - 1 cup (130 grams)
  • Whole wheat flour - 1/2 cup (60 grams)
  • Ground cinnamon - 1/2 tsp
  • Baking powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt - 1/4 tsp

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Spray an 8 x 4 inch loaf pan with a nonstick vegetable cooking spray.
  3. In a large bowl, combine mashed bananas with baking soda and yogurt.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together sugar, egg, vanilla extract and oil.
  5. In another separate large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt and ground cinnamon.
  6. Now, combine the mashed banana mixture into the egg mixture, then add them into the flour mixture.
  7. Stir the mixture until all the ingredients are moistened.
  8. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  9. Bake at preheated oven for about 50 minutes, or until a knife sticking into the center of the loaf comes out clean.

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Easy Healthy Recipe #8: Peanut Butter Banana Bread Recipe

Ingredients:

  • All-purpose flour - 2 cups
  • Sugar - 1/2 cup
  • Baking soda - 1 tsp
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Bananas - 3, mashed
  • Butter - 1/2 cup, melted and cooled
  • Eggs - 2, lightly beaten
  • Plain yogurt - 1/3 cup
  • Peanut butter - 1/2 cup

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, beat flour, baking soda and salt.
  2. In another bowl, combine eggs, mashed bananas, butter and yogurt.
  3. Gradually add the dry mixture (flour mixture) into the liquid mixture (mashed banana mixture).
  4. Stir and mix well until form a smooth batter.
  5. Pour the batter into a greased pan and shape. Add peanut butter on top.
  6. Allow to bake at preheated oven for about 50 minutes.
  7. Enjoy your delicious Peanut Butter Banana Bread.

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Suggestions and Variations:

For sugar-free or a lower-sugar version of banana bread, you may replace the sugar with unsweetened fruit juice concentrate (eg. apple, white grape, orange), honey, maple syrup, or agave syrup.

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