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Healthy Blueberry Banana Bread

Healthy Blueberry Banana Bread recipe: The BEST Banana Bread where fresh blueberries shine in this super moist and just sweet enough bread.  This healthy Banana Bread features white whole wheat flour and honey instead of sugar.

Healthy Blueberry Banana Bread recipe

Hi everyone!

I was at the store the other day and blueberries were on sale.  I love this time of year when you can get fresh, gorgeous berries at such great prices.  I bought WAY too many and got home realizing I’d need to add them to some recipes to get through them all.  I seriously have trouble containing myself around produce sales!  That same week I just so happened to have some bananas that were on their last life… so it’s probably no big surprise on what I decided to make!

Now I’m the first to admit, I’m more of a COOK than a BAKER.  I find the process of measuring flour kind of tedious and get annoyed when it gets all over my kitchen BUT sometimes the effort is totally worth it.  This is one of those times.  This banana bread recipe came out perfect the first try and is SO good.  I really think you are going to love this Healthy Blueberry Banana Bread as much as I do!

Healthy Blueberry Banana Bread recipe

Here’s why you’ll love this Healthy Banana Bread recipe…

Banana bread is such an easy thing to make.  Even if you aren’t much of a baker, it’s a great place to start.

This Healthy Banana Bread recipe is simply perfect because it’s made with white wheat flour and honey instead of refined sugar.   It’s moist and DELICIOUS!

Healthy Blueberry Banana Bread recipe

The swaps leave the bread a bit better for you and just sweet enough.  The honey brings a subtle sweetness that’s easy to love.

The bread is also made sweet from the bananas!  The trick is to use bananas that are SUPER ripe.  You want them spotted and even starting to turn black.

Even with the honey and bananas… this isn’t the sugary sweet bread you might pick up from your local bakery… in fact, I think it’s better.

Healthy Blueberry Banana Bread recipe

The fresh blueberries bake and burst into morsels of nature made sweetness that combines perfectly with the honey.  This is simply irresistible and will disappear in no time flat.

I love using those fresh berries in summer but you can get a taste of the season all year long by using frozen blueberries.

Healthy Blueberry Banana Bread recipe

What you’ll need to make this Healthy Blueberry Banana Bread recipe…

 

How to make this Healthy Blueberry Banana Bread recipe

  1. Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Mix the wet ingredients in a bowl.
  3. Stir both together.
  4. Pour in a pan and bake!

 

Healthy Blueberry Banana Bread recipe

This Healthy Blueberry Banana Bread is bursting with flavor and perfect for summer!  Give it a try and let me know what you think.

 

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Healthy Blueberry Banana Bread recipe

Healthy Blueberry Banana Bread recipe

This is THE BEST Healthy Blueberry Banana Bread recipe. Made with white wheat flour and honey instead of refined sugar.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Bread, Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 10 slices
Calories 160 kcal

Equipment

  • Mixing Bowls
  • Loaf Pan

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/2 cups white wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup fork mashed banana, about 3 bananas
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup blueberries

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray a loaf pan with cooking spray.
  • In one bowl mix together the dry ingredients... flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
  • In a second bowl mix together the wet ingredients... melted butter (not hot,) mashed banana, honey, eggs and vanilla extract.
  • Carefully fold in the blueberries.
  • Pour in a loaf pan.
  • Bake for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Notes

If fresh berries aren't in season, you can use frozen berries.

Nutrition

Calories: 160kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 3gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 12mgSodium: 197mgPotassium: 91mgFiber: 3gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 159IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 39mgIron: 1mg
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Healthy Blueberry Banana Bread recipe

By | 2020-05-28T22:24:28-04:00 June 17th, 2019|All Vegetarian, Breakfast, Dessert, Food|14 Comments

14 Comments

  1. […] Healthy Blueberry Banana Bread […]

  2. Kimmie L May 20, 2020 at 9:09 pm - Reply

    5 stars
    This was delicious! I’ll definitely make it again. I might even try adding some chocolate chips next time, semi-sweet or dark chocolate.

    • JulieWunder May 21, 2020 at 1:17 pm - Reply

      OH yum! That would be a great addition! Thanks for the review.

  3. Beth Neels June 24, 2019 at 12:32 pm - Reply

    5 stars
    I adore banana bread! I can’t wait to try this one with the blueberries! Mine will be getting ripe soon!

  4. Jacqueline Debono June 22, 2019 at 5:12 am - Reply

    5 stars
    I’m not much of a baker either but I reckon I can manage this blueberry banana. It sounds easy and looks fabulous. Pinning for later!

  5. […] Healthy Blueberry Banana Bread <–with honey instead of refined sugar […]

  6. Susan June 20, 2019 at 11:23 am - Reply

    5 stars
    Absolutely baking this! I’ve been trying to cut out sugar and this is most certainly a healthier recipe! I’ll let you know how it turn out!

  7. Brian Jones June 20, 2019 at 1:02 am - Reply

    5 stars
    That looks an sounds fantastic, like you I am much more of a cook than a baker but this sounds totally worth it!

  8. The Panicked Foodie June 19, 2019 at 9:21 am - Reply

    5 stars
    We are in the thick of blueberry season here, and this is a great way to use them up! I love all variations of banana bread, so this is definitely up my alley!

  9. Holly June 17, 2019 at 3:25 pm - Reply

    What’s the difference between white whole wheat flour and brown whole wheat flour? And what would be the conversion if I used almond flour instead?

    • JulieWunder June 17, 2019 at 5:14 pm - Reply

      You can sub them equally! I just like the texture of the white wheat flour for this but they both will work!

  10. Lisa Ballantyne June 17, 2019 at 10:32 am - Reply

    5 stars
    I absolutely love blueberry muffins and banana bread, so this is one I’ve gotta try!

  11. Maureen @ Maureen Gets Real June 17, 2019 at 8:25 am - Reply

    Yum! I’d just swap regular flour out for the whole wheat stuff to finish the bag and this sounds like a winner and beyond easy recipe.

  12. Lori June 17, 2019 at 7:07 am - Reply

    Hey Julie, This sounds wonderful, do you think it would work with a sub of Almond Flour to make it gluten free?

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