Low-Cal Banana Date Flaxseed Bread Recipe

Looking for an easy low-cal banana date flaxseed bread recipe? Learn how to make low-cal banana date flaxseed bread using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by lucyluck

Makes 10 servings



banana date flaxseed bread recipe modified to make it lower fat and calorie.

Recipe Ingredients for low-cal banana date flaxseed bread

1/2 cup flax seed
3 bananas, mashed
3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/4 cup splenda brown sugar blend
3 egg whites
1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup flax seed
1/2 cup chopped pitted dates

Recipe Directions for low-cal banana date flaxseed bread

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease an 8x4 inch loaf pan. Use an electric coffee grinder or food processor to grind 1/2 cup flax seed; set aside.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat together banana, applesauce, sugar and eggs. In a separate bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, ground flax seed and 1/4 cup whole flax seed. Gradually stir flour mixture into banana mixture. Fold in dates. Spoon batter into prepared loaf pan.

  3. Bake in preheated oven for 55 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the loaf comes out clean.

  4. *note*-use ground flaxseed, not whole.

  5. *raisins can be substituted for dates if preferred.

Categories

Breads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 107.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
214
Calories from Fat
47
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.2g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
202mg
8%
Potassium
360mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
38.2g
13%
Dietary Fiber
5.5g
22%
Sugars
15.6g
Protein
5.8g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 5% Iron 10%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in thiamin
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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