Whole Wheat Banana Bread

This recipe adds a bit of a healthy crunch to a long-time favorite. Itʼs a tasty breakfast on the run with some fresh fruit, and a snack to look forward to. This particular recipe is lactose friendly and a real energy booster!

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 1 hour 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1⁄4 cup wheat germ
  • 1⁄2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 1 1⁄2 cups mashed ripe banana
  • 1⁄4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1⁄4 cup honey
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl combine flour, wheat germ, walnuts, baking soda, and salt. Make a well in center of mixture.
  • Combine banana, oil, honey, eggs, and vanilla. Add to dry ingredients. Stir together until just moistened.
  • Coat a 9-by-5-by-3-inch loaf pan with cooking spray. Spoon batter into pan. Bake for 60 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.