Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

You’d never know this hearty banana bread is made from healthier alternatives such as whole wheat flour, oats, maple syrup and Greek yogurt. This bread makes a great breakfast, snack or dessert!

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time Required: 1.5 hours

Yields: 10 slices


  • 1 1/2 cups oats
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 4 medium over-ripe bananas
  • 2/3 cup maple syrup
  • 4 tablespoons salted butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup almond milk (or other milk)
  • 3 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Spread oats in a single layer on a baking sheet and toast for 10 minutes
  3. Line 9×5 loaf pan with parchment paper and spray with nonstick spray
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together whole wheat flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and toasted oats
  5. In a large bowl, mash bananas and whisk in maple syrup, melted butter, almond milk and Greek yogurt. Whisk in eggs one at a time, followed by vanilla extract
  6. Slowly stir in the flour mixture until just combined
  7. Stir in chocolate chips
  8. Bake for 30 minutes, cover with aluminum foil and bake for additional 35 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean
  9. Let cool and serve!

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