Chocolate Banana Bread 

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Begin by heating your oven to 350°F. Grease a 9-by-5-inch loaf pan with a light coating of nonstick cooking spray or line it with parchment paper.

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In a medium bowl, whisk together the whole wheat flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and sea salt.

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Mash the ripe bananas in a large bowl until smooth, noting that riper bananas add more natural sweetness. Mix in the melted butter and applesauce, then add the coconut sugar, egg, and vanilla extract until smooth.

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Gently fold the dry ingredients into the wet mixture. Remember, overmixing can lead to a denser bread. Fold in 1/2 cup of the dark chocolate chips, reserving the rest for topping.

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