Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread






I have fallen in love with the magazine Clean Eating. In the recent July edition I found a delicious sounding recipe for a healthier version of banana bread. Today I decided to try it out with Noah. Enjoy!

Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread
Serves 12

Ingredients

1 1/2 Cups Whole Wheat Flour
1 1/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 TBSP cinnamon
1 TBSP ground Flaxseed
a pinch of sea salt


3 ripe bananas, mashed with a fork
2 egg whites
1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce (I used one individual child's container)
1/2 cup raw honey
1/4 cup flaxseed oil
1/3 cup chopped dark chocolate

Instructions
Step One: Preheat Oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ground flaxseed and salt.

Step Two: In a large bowl, with a hand mixer, beat bananas until smooth. Add egg whites and beat until combined. Gradually mix in applesauce, honey and flaxseed oil.

Step Three: Mix dray ingredients into banana mixture; stir in chocolate.

Step Four: Mist a 9x5 inch loaf pan with cooking spray. Pour batter into pan and bake for 25 minutes or until browned on top.

Nutrients per slice:
182 Calories, Total Fat 6g, Sat Fat: 1 g, Sugars 16g, Protein 3 g, Sodium 74 mg