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4 Tricks for Healthy, Delicious Banana Bread

Follow these 4 easy tips for healthier banana bread.

Banana bread is a great solution for using overripe bananas. To lighten up your favorite recipe, use all whole-grain flour or whole-grain flour mixed with white all-purpose flour, and rely as much as you can on the natural sweetness of the bananas to cut the total amount of granulated sugar called for in the recipe. If you roughly mash or chop your bananas, there are big chunks of fruit to bite into. Consider a handful of toasted chopped walnuts or a pinch of cinnamon or nutmeg and a handful of dark chocolate chips for a flavor boost.

Want to lighten up your favorite banana bread recipe? Here are 4 of our best tricks you can use to make your banana bread recipe healthier and delicious, and a recipe for EatingWell’s healthy Banana-Blueberry Buttermilk Bread.

Emily McKenna, Recipe Developer & Tester

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