Healthy Banana Bread Recipe

I would just like to declare that my momma makes the best banana bread!

As yummy as her recipe is, I recently decided to tweak it so it would qualify as a healthy banana bread recipe.  It’s honestly just as delicous but has a little less sugar and sprouted wheat instead of white flour.

We are trying to eat only sprouted breads and grains in moderation.  This recipe and my quinoa bread recipe are some of the healthier breads I’ve added to my repetoire.

Now onto her updated healthified recipe…

Healthy Banana Bread Recipe - Less Sugar and Sprouted Grain

Healthy Banana Bread Recipe

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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 16 persons
Calories: 171.01kcal


  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar xylitol, or other sweetener
  • 3 bananas softened and mashed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 cup sprouted wheat flour I used white wheat & kamut
  • 1/4 tsp. salt


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cream the butter and sugar together until thoroughly blended.  Mix in the mashed bananas and eggs.
  • Blend in flour, salt and baking soda.  
  • Pour into greased loaf pan and bake for 60 minutes or until the bread is baked throughout.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 171.01kcal | Carbohydrates: 26.29g | Protein: 2.59g | Fat: 6.49g | Saturated Fat: 3.86g | Trans Fat: 0.23g | Cholesterol: 35.25mg | Sodium: 124.03mg | Fiber: 0.99g | Sugar: 12.08g | Vitamin A: 6.42IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 0.83mg | Iron: 4.9mg

The verdict on my healthy version?  The kids love it and say it’s just as good!  We got a winner!!

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