Healthy Banana Bread
If you love banana bread regularly as a quick and easy breakfast or snack option, this healthy banana bread is a perfect switch that’s loaded with different nutrients.
More than 50% less sugar than store/café bought banana breads!
This healthy banana bread recipe is also gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan/veggie friendly. As a side note, it isn’t those components that make it ‘healthy’, its more the balanced ingredients with minimal added sugar (coming from maple syrup and bananas to sweeten).
If you have some overripe bananas at home and you aren’t sure what to do with them, this recipe is perfect. The riper the bananas the sweeter the recipe so that means, the browner, the better!
Key Nutrients – Healthy Banana Bread
Fibre – 7g of fibre per serve making this a perfect way to boost your daily recommended intake (males 30g and females 25g). Fibre is essential to maintain regular bowel movements, healthy gut microbiome, reduce LDL cholesterol and as a good weight management tool.
Magnesium – One slice of banana bread contains 33% of the recommended daily intake of magnesium. The majority of people don’t have enough magnesium in their diet and its essential to support our central nervous system including muscle contractions as well as an important nutrient for sleep.
Omega 3’s – This recipe is rich in plant-based omega 3’s from both flax and chia seeds. Omega 3’s are anti-inflammatory and important for brain and heart health.
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Amy Savage is a qualified Nutritionist with a Bachelor of Health Science in Nutritional & Dietetic Medicine and is available for consultations online and in Sydney CBD. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.