Recipe For Endurance Athletes: Protein Banana Bread

  • 6 ripe bananas well mashed
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 2 – 1/4 cups unbleached all purpose flour
  • 2 scoops of DOTFIT unflavored protein powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1 – 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup cane sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup melted butter or applesauce
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek Yogurt
  • Whisk eggs, butter or applesauce, yogurt and vanilla until well combined.
  • Add mashed bananas and stir until well blended. Set aside.
  • In a separate mixing bowl combine flour, protein powder, baking soda, brown sugar, cane sugar, cinnamon, walnuts and chocolate chips.
  • Add dry ingredients to moist ingredients. Stir well until forming a smooth batter.
  • Oil a 9 x 5 loaf pan, or use parchment baking paper.
  • Pour batter into pan.
  • Optional Topping: top with more chopped walnut pieces.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until top turns gold. Test by inserting a toothpick in center of bread.

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