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What you need to know about protein powder
This banana quick bread has replaced some of the the flour with protein powder for a satiating slice with 11 grams of protein. The scoopable smoothie staple has been shown to increase muscle mass and improve strength and power. Try adding it to pancake or waffle recipes in place of up to 20% of the flour. Stir some into vanilla yogurt, add chopped strawberries, and churn it into fro-yo. Or whisk it into hot milk or coconut milk for your morning latte.
- Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan with oil and dust with flour, tapping out excess.
- In a large bowl, whisk together all-purpose and almond flours, protein powder, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, baking soda and nutmeg.
- In a separate large bowl, whisk together bananas, oil, coconut sugar, eggs, yogurt and vanilla until smooth. Pour banana mixture into flour mixture. Stir well until dry ingredients are incorporated. Transfer to prepared pan.
- Bake for 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes then transfer loaf to a wire rack to cool completely. Cut into 10 slices. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days, or freeze for longer storage.
- Serving Size 1 slice
- Calories 309
- Carbohydrate Content 33 g
- Cholesterol Content 57 mg
- Fat Content 16 g
- Fiber Content 4 g
- Protein Content 11 g
- Saturated Fat Content 8 g
- Sodium Content 336 mg
- Sugar Content 18 g
- Monounsaturated Fat Content 5 g
- Polyunsaturated Fat Content 2 g