This variation on the standard banana bread recipe includes oat bran — more protein, vitamins, and heart-healthy soluble fiber — but no one has to know!
2 overripe bananas, mashed
1/3 cup applesauce
2/3 cup sugar or Sucanat
1 1/2 cups whole-grain flour
1/4 cup oat bran
2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Cream eggs and bananas. Add applesauce and sugar, beat.
Sift together flour, bran, baking powder, and salt. Add to creamed mixture and beat. Mix in nuts.
Pour into greased bread pan. Bake 50 minutes or until done. Cool before slicing.
Whether to fuel high-energy pursuits or simply a family on the run, this quick (and easy) bread provides lots of go!
Easy to make oat bran muffins have lots of “there” there, and are oh, so, yummy!
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