Healthy blueberry, apple, banana bread

1.07.2013

How many of us thought that THIS is the year that we are going to eat a little healthier, get a bit more fit, or drop a few pounds?  I don't think saying almost every single one of us would be a monumental stretch.  A couple weeks ago I found this recipe on pinterest for blueberry, oatmeal, banana whole wheat bread. I tried it yesterday morning with a couple changes.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 large bananas, mashed
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 3/4 medium apple diced
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a loaf pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together oats, both flours, sugar, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together egg and applesauce. Stir in mashed bananas.
  4. Pour wet mixture into the dry mixture and stir together. Carefully mix in blueberries and apples.
  5. Pour batter into the loaf pan. Bake for 1 hour.
Now, if you are looking for a decadent, sugary morning cake bread, this is not the recipe for you.  This recipe does not include butter or very much sugar.  It is healthful.  If you are looking for a fruit filled, mostly whole grain breakfast bread, this recipe is worth a try!  (just slather it with butter and syrup)

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12 comments:

  1. YUM! That looks pretty delicious!

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  2. This sounds delicious! I bet your kitchen smelled amazing!

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  3. Wow this sounds amazing!! Anything with blueberries is good in my book. :)

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  4. That looks so good! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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  5. Oh yum! Will definitely have to try it out.

    xoxo
    Nike O.
    www.eighthundredsqft.com

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  6. Yum, yum! Perfect breakfast. I'm looking forward to following along in 2013 :)

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  7. I'm so going to make that soon - YUM yum delish

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  8. That looks great! I was just poking around pinterest for recipes to use up the tons of oatmeal I have and am sick of eating plain ;)

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  9. My daughter will love this. And so will I, since it's healthy! Thanks!

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