Lighter Banana Bread

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Lighter Banana Bread
Lighter Banana Bread
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Try this recipe for Lighter Banana Bread the next time you are craving a lightened-up version of your favorite banana bread recipe. This easy Southern recipe begins by roasting the bananas in the oven. Roasting the bananas brings out their sweetness so that you don't have to add a ton of extra sugar to the batter. This recipe calls for butter, but it also uses Greek yogurt to help keep the bread moist and rich without adding too many calories. Once you try this recipe for Lighter Banana Bread, you'll soon forget about your old go-to recipe.


Find more delicious Southern comfort food recipes just like this one in our compilation of 25 Healthy Comfort Food Recipes.

Makes1 loaf

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