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Walnut Blueberry Banana Bread

One of the poster-children for antioxidants, sweet blueberries lend a burst of color to classic banana bread, while walnuts give each tender slice a textural kick.

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Jodi Pudge

Love banana bread? Try our chocolate chunk banana bread recipe, too!

Servings
10
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
45 min
Duration
50 min

Ingredients

  • Olive oil cooking spray
  • 1 ripe banana, mashed
  • 3/4 cup ground flaxseed meal
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/3 cup raw honey
  • 1 cup 1% buttermilk
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 3/4 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup spelt flour
  • 1 tsp orange rind, grated
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 cup unsalted walnuts, chopped

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F. 
  2. Spray a nonstick loaf pan with cooking spray. 
  3. In a large bowl, stir together banana, flaxseed, egg whites, honey and buttermilk. In a separate bowl, mix baking soda, salt, flours and orange rind. Combine dry ingredients into banana mixture. Gently fold in blueberries and walnuts. 
  4. Pour mixture into loaf pan and bake for 45 minutes.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1/10 bread
  • Calories 200
  • Carbohydrate Content 33 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 6 g
  • Fiber Content 6 g
  • Protein Content 8 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0.5 g
  • Sodium Content 260 mg
  • Sugar Content 13 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 0 g