Banana-Walnut Bread with Flax
A from-scratch quick bread with flax seed meal and walnuts is a great way to use overripe bananas. Slideshow: Healthy Breakfast Recipes
The bread will keep for up to 3 days in an airtight container.
Because store-bought flax seed meal lacks the nutritional value of whole flax seeds, it's best to make a fresh, coarse-ground flax seed meal just before you use it. Flax seed meal is easy to make with a with a food processor, clean coffee grinder, or blender. One cup of whole flax seeds yields about 1 2/3 cups of flax seed meal, so leave room for expansion (use any leftover flax seed meal in smoothies or sprinkled on top of cereal or yogurt).