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from East Cooper Medical Center dietitian Shani Freeman

Light & Healthy Banana Bread

East Cooper Medical Center Executive Chef Michael Fazzone East Cooper Medical Center Executive Chef Michael Fazzone


1 cup whole wheat flower

1 cup all purpose flower

3/4 teaspoon baking soda

3/4 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

3/4 cup sugar

4 oz un sweet apple sauce

2 large eggs

1 1/2 cups or 3 ripe bananas

1/3 cup plain low fat Greek yogurt

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cooking spray


Preheat oven to 350 deg. 

Lightly spoon flower into dry measuring cups; level with a knife.

Combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Stir.

Place sugar and apple sauce in a large bowl, and beat with a mixer for ~ 1 min.

Add eggs 1 at a time.

Add banana, yogurt and vanilla; beat until well blended.

Add flower mixture, and blend until mixture is smooth.

Spoon batter in to a 8 1/2 X 4 1/2 pan coated with cooking spray.

Bake at 350 deg. for 1 hour.

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