3/4 C all-purpose flour
3/4 C whole-wheat flour
1 t baking soda
1/2 t salt
2 TB butter
1/2 C natural applesauce (no sugar added)
3/4 C sugar
2 large eggs
1 t vanilla extract
3 large overripe bananas
1/2 C Chobani plain 0% Greek Yogurt
1/2 C walnuts, toasted and chopped (optional)
1/2 C semi-sweet chocolate chips (optional)
Grease large loaf pan. Preheat oven to 350F. In a small bowl, stir together flours, baking soda, and salt.
Peel bananas. Cut each in half lengthwise and then cut each half into halves. Chop quartered bananas into 2-inch pieces. Set aside.
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar into a smooth paste. Add applesauce and vanilla, and mix until combined. Add eggs one at a time, and beat until incorporated.
Add flour mixture to wet ingredients, and mix well. Add chopped bananas, nuts and/or chocolate chips and yogurt.
Fold ingredients in, being careful not to bread up banana chunks. Bake at 350F for 1 hour or until inserted knife comes out clean when removed from loaf.