We feel like we adore peanut butter as much (if not more!)
than our kids do. If you are like us,
you’ll be happy to know that there’s an entire month dedicated to our
love! And rightfully so!
After all, who
doesn’t fancy dipping apples or celery in peanut butter for a delicious boost
of protein and nutrients? Your entire
family will eat this right up!
In honor of this month being National Peanut Butter Lover’s
Month, we bring you this easy, healthy and delish peanut butter recipe that
everyone in your family is sure to love – Banana Peanut Butter Bread! Um, yum!
(makes 16 servings, 1 slice per serving)
1 1/2 cups mashed ripe banana1/3 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt1/3 cup creamy peanut butter3 tablespoons light butter, melted2 large eggs1/2 cup coconut palm sugar or regular white sugar1/2 cup packed brown sugar6.75 ounces all-purpose flour (about 1-1/2 cups)1/4 cup ground flax seed3/4 teaspoon baking soda1/8 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/8 teaspoon ground allspiceCooking spray
For the glaze…
1/3 cup powdered sugar1 tablespoon vanilla almond milk1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter
in a bowl. On medium speed, beat with a
mixer until thoroughly mixed. Add both sugars until well blended.
remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Add flour mixture to banana
mixture. Beat until blended.
pan with cooking spray and pour batter in.
Bake at 350° for slightly over an
hour or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
Remove from oven.
Cool on a wire rack. Remove bread from pan when completely cool and
place back on wire rack.
Combine all ingredients for the glaze in a small bowl,
stirring with a whisk. Drizzle over bread and enjoy!
Tip: For an extra sweet treat, serve with spoonful
of vanilla frozen yogurt!
Serves 16; Nutrition
Facts per 1 slice serving: 162 calories, 4 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 239 mg
sodium, 28 g carbs, 1 g fiber, 16 g sugar, 4 g protein
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