Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Oatmeal Banana Bread (it's Weight Watchers!)

This recipe from Weight Watchers combines the best of healthier eating with true delicious indulgence.  Who doesn't love banana bread?  With canola oil instead of butter and mostly egg whites and just one whole egg for 10 servings, the fat in this recipe won't hurt you.  Brown sugar provides sweetness, oatmeal adds fiber, and, well, the bananas...  But enough about how bad this isn't for you, and let us focus on how much you're going to love it (especially the warm scent of banana bread wafting through your house!). 

(from Weight Watchers)

- 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup unpacked brown sugar
- 1/2 tsp table salt
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp allspice
- 3 tsp canola oil
- 1 large egg, beaten
- 2 medium egg whites, beaten
- 3 large bananas, ripe
- 1 cup uncooked old fashioned oats


Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl, stir together dry ingredients. Add oil and eggs; mix thoroughly.
In a smaller bowl, mash bananas with a potato masher or fork. Add bananas and oatmeal to batter.
Spray a loaf pan with cooking spray. Pour batter into pan and bake until top of loaf is firm to touch, 45 to 55 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool in pan for 5 minutes. Flip out and cool on a wire rack for another 10 minutes. Slice loaf into 10 equally sized slices.

Serving size is 1 slice

Each serving = 4 Weight Watchers Points

Photo:   http://www.weightwatchers.com

1 comment:

  1. Ohhhhh....and Jackson can eat this one too! I'm going to have to make it this afternoon!