Vegan Banana Apple Bread

I loves bananas and I add them every single day to my protein shake. Bananas are high in fiber, Vitamin B6, and C. They are also loaded with potassium, low in fat and sodium. So when I saw this recipe I had to try it.
Preparation of this recipe is easy and it takes about an hr or so, give or take a few minutes depending on your oven to cook. This recipe is great to eat for breakfast with some low fat pb and natural fruit spread, or as a dessert.

Ingredients

2 ripe bananas
1 apple, peeled and diced
2/3 cup organic brown sugar)
1 3/4 cups whole wheat flour
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350Β°F. Lightly spray a nine-inch loaf pan.
2. In a medium sized bowl, mash the bananas with a fork. Then add the apples cut up and mashed with masher until well mixed together.

Mashed apple and banana with masher

3. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well ( I used my hands) to mix ingredients. Pour into greased pan

Place mix dough into baking pan

4. Bake for about 45 minutes to 1 hour until cooked. Check with toothpick, making sure when toothpick is pulled out its clean.

5. When done, cool for about 15 minutes on cooling rack and serve.

This serves about 8 people and less than 200 calories per slice.

Enjoy….

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Decadent, Yet Healthy, Brownie

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Makes about 12 (2 inch brownies)

INGREDIENTS:

*Olive oil spray for pan

*2/3 cup of agave

*1/3 cup pf natural, unsweetened cocoa powder

*1/2 cup of whole wheat flour

*1/4 teaspoon of aluminum free baking powder

*1/4 teaspoon baking soda

*1/4 teaspoon salt (I used Himalayan salt)

*1/2 unsweetened apple sauce

*2 tablespoon of olive oil

*1 large egg (at room temperature)

*3/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

DIRECTIONS:

Pre-heat oven 350 degrees and spray 8 inch square pan with olive oil and set aside.

Place honey in a large glass measuring cup. Microwave on high power for about 60 seconds. Dont want honey to be bubbling. Add cocoa powder and stir until ingredients well combined. Set aside. Let cool at room temperature.

Next in a small bowl, place flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt and whisk until ingredients well combined. Now in a large bowl, combine applesauce, oil, egg and vanilla. Whisk together until smooth. Add the flour mixture to the liquid and stir/whisk until completely combined with no traces of flour. Place mix ingredients into baking pan and place into oven. Cook for about 20-25 minutes. When done insert toothpick making sure that brownie is moist and cooked.

*For garnish I warmed up some frozen berries and added agave for taste..Then drizzled over brownie..DELISH!!

Slice and enjoy…Store brownie in fridge in container for about 3 days. Even though I know it wont last that long πŸ™‚