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.
Basic Banana Bread
Ground flaxseed adds heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids and nutty flavor in this Basic Banana Bread recipe. Look for whole ground flaxseed (sometimes labeled "flaxseed meal") on the baking aisle.