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.
Coconut Banana Bread with Lime Glaze
All-Time Favorite: This recipe first appeared on the cover of our September 2003 issue. Four years later, it was named one of the 20 best recipes in our magazine's history for the 20th anniversary issue of Cooking Light. It remains a favorite of many staffers.
"I'm a sucker for a citrus glaze," says Associate Food Editor Julie Grimes. "It gives this bread an interesting twist."