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Culinary Tips The easiest banana bread you've ever made

Plus, it only has 73 calories.

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We bet you didn't think of putting protein powder in your baked goods.

And although this banana bread doesn't pack a ton of the muscle-building nutrient, it does help you get more into your diet—we recommend about 30 grams per meal.

Plus, this treat is low in calories and beyond easy to make. What could be better?

Anna Sward is the founder of Proteinpow.com and author of The Ultimate Protein Pow(d)er Cookbook.

What You Need:

  • 2 ripe bananas

  • 1 medium cooked sweet potato

  • 2 eggs

  • 3/8 cup vanilla protein powder

  • 2 Tbsp coconut flour

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 tsp baking powder

  • 1/2 Tbsp vanilla extract

  • 1/2 Tbsp cinnamon

How to Make It:

Put all the ingredients into a blender and blend into a batter. Then pour the batter into a 9" by 4 1/2" bread pan and bake at 320°F for 1 hour.

Per serving: 73 calories, 5g protein, 9g carbs, 1g fat

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