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#EatWellLiveWell: Breakfast Banana Bars

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The banana's scientific name means "fruit of the wise men" and if bananas are a regular part of your diet, then you truly are wise! This month the spotlight is on bananas, right in time for spring weather and fresh fruit season. Our Breakfast Banana Bar recipe provides you with a delicious new treat that will quench your appetite for dessert without breaking your healthy lifestyle choices. Whip it up in the kitchen today for Easter brunch or dinner and discover all the health benefits that bananas provide!


Recipe: Breakfast Banana Bars

Servings: 24 bars


Ingredients:

  • ½ cup Fiber One cereal
  • ¾ cup mashed, very ripe bananas
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup low-fat sour cream
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons margarine or butter softened
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 egg whites or ¼ cup fat-free, cholesterol-free egg
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Spray a 9 x 9-inch square pan with cooking spray.


  1. Crush Fiber One cereal

  2. Beat sour cream, margarine, vanilla, and egg whites 

  3. Mix in sugar and crushed cereal

  4. Beat in the flour, baking soda, and salt

  5. Beat in the bananas and for 30 seconds


Spread into greased pan and bake for 18 minutes.


Nutrition information per serving:

65 calories, 1 g fat, 2 mg cholesterol, 80 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrates, 1 g protein


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