Cooking Light staffers divulge their all-time favorite healthy banana bread recipes. These easy banana bread recipes are the perfect way to use up over-ripe bananas and are delicious served toasted for brunch or room temperature for a quick snack. Whenever you find yourself with over-ripe bananas but without time to make a banana bread loaf, peel the bananas and freeze them, then simply defrost and add to your banana bread recipe when you're ready to make it. Don't miss the Banana Chocolate Walnut Bread, Bananas Foster Bread, or the Buttermilk-Banana Pancakes.
Buttermilk-Banana Pancakes with Pomegranate Syrup
A quick-and-easy alternative to traditional banana bread, these pancakes make a tasty weekend (or pretend-like-it's-the-weekend) treat. Don't have buttermilk in the fridge? Try our Test Kitchens' tip on a simple-to-make substitution.
"I'm not much of a baker, so I love getting my banana-bread fix without actually having to bake," says CookingLight.com Editor Kim Cross.