Banana Bread

Number of Servings: 12 (78g)
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour

For the best results, make your own flaxseed meal from seeds that are either fresh or have been stored in the freezer in an airtight container. If you have a coffee grinder dedicated to spices, it will produce a nice, fine meal for your vegan “egg” substitute.


  • 2 tablespoons flaxseed meal
  • 6 tablespoons water
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/3 cup applesauce
  • 2 very ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/3 cup skim milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup white whole-wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts


1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Line a bread pan with parchment paper.

2. Soak flaxseed meal in water for 5-10 minutes.

3. To flax mixture, add sugar and beat until fluffy. Add in applesauce, bananas, milk, oil and vanilla and beat well.

4. Sift in flour, baking soda and salt. Stir until just blended. Fold in walnuts and pour into baking pan.

5. Bake 1 hour, or until toothpick inserted into center comes out with a fine crumb.


Nutrition Facts

12 servings per container

Serving Size 78g

Amount per serving
Calories 200
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 215mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 9g
Includes 6g Added Sugars 12%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 14g
Protein 4g
Vitamin D 0.1mcg 0%
Calcium 78.2mg 6%
Iron 0.8mg 6%
Potassium 155mg 4%
Vitamin A 4.9mcg 0%
Vitamin C 1.9mcg 2%
Vitamin E 1.2mg 6%
Vitamin K 4.7mcg 4%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 1.4mg 6%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 16.3mcg 4%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 2.1mcg 6%
Chloride 26.5mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.2mg 0%
Phosphorus 149.9mg 10%
Iodine 4.6mcg 4%
Magnesium 31.6mg 8%
Zinc 0.5mg 10%
Selenium 9.2mcg 15%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.6mg 25%
Chromium 0.2mcg 0%
Molybdenum 1.6mcg 4%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Banana, Wheat Flour, Whole Wheat Flour, Water, Skim Milk, Unsweetened Applesauce, Canola Oil, Sugar, Walnuts, Flax Seed Meal, Vanilla Extract, Baking Powder (sodium Bicarbonate, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate), Salt, Baking Soda.

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