Thursday, February 24, 2011

Banana Bread That will Help Beat The Ground Hog Day Blues

If you are anything like me, and winter is getting you down this yummy healthy banana chip bread is a great pick me up. It's high omega 3 content should help banish the winter blues, as well as making your house smell great, and making your kids smile. Best yet, it won't hurt your waistline. A perfect snack or grab and go breakfast for the whole family.


1 1/2 cups whole-wheat flour
1/3 cup coconut oil
1/2 cup maple syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 eggs
1 cup mashed bananas
2 teaspoons flax seeds
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 cup hot water
1/2 cup chocolate chips

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees and grease baking pan. 
2. Combine oil and maple syrup, then add eggs and mix well. 
3. Stir in mashed bananas, flax seeds and vanilla; then stir in salt and flour. 
4. Mix baking soda with water; then stir into banana mixture. Fold in chopped chips. 
5. Pour batter into loaf pan and bake for 60 minutes.
6. Let cool before slicing.


  1. WOW, this looks delicious - and healthy too - I will definitely try this recipe - I'm so glad I found your blog!!!!

  2. Can't wait to try this recipe!!