Pumpkin Banana Bread

Recipe posted in: Breakfasts, Flex™ Meals & Snacks, Snacks, Healthy Sides & Snacks
pumpkin banana bread recipe

Banana bread seems to be the baked good of the season. It’s sweet, delicious and stuffed with healthy, wholesome ingredients. If you thought banana bread couldn’t get any better, guess again! Our fall-inspired version of this classic recipe features pumpkin puree, maple syrup, cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice. It’s super flavorful, super moist and super satisfying!

pumpkin banana bread recipeEnjoy a slice of this beautiful banana bread for a sweet breakfast or serve it up after dinner for dessert. It pairs perfectly with a cup of coffee or hot chai tea. Make it extra special with a dollop of fat free whipped topping and a sprinkle of cinnamon. Just make sure to count this towards your daily Extras.

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One serving of this Pumpkin Banana Bread contains 134 calories. It count as one SmartCarb and one Extra on the Nutrisystem weight loss plan. Want to add a PowerFuel? Top your banana bread with chopped walnuts or pecans for added protein, healthy fats and a crunchy texture. After your finished eating this sweet treat, make sure to log your slice into your NuMi journal to keep your daily meal plan organized. Click here to log this recipe in the NuMi app! >

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Servings: 12

Calories per Serving: 134

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb and 1 Extra

Ingredients:

  • 2 ripe bananas
  • ¾ cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 Tbsp. coconut oil, melted
  • 2 Tbsp. unsweetened applesauce
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ¾ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 ¾ cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a bread pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, pumpkin pie spice and cinnamon. Set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, mash the bananas with a fork. Stir in the pumpkin puree, coconut oil, applesauce, syrup, vanilla extract, eggs and yogurt.
  4. Stir in the flour mixture.
  5. Pour the batter into the greased bread pan. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  6. Let the banana bread cool on a wire rack before slicing and serving.