Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
Grease a 9 x 5 x 3 inch loaf pan.
Cream the honey and butter in a large mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
In a small bowl, mash the bananas with a fork. Mix in the yogurt, cinnamon and vanilla.
In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
Add the banana mixture to the creamed mixture and stir until combined.
Add chocolate chips and chopped pecans as desired.
Add dry ingredients including chopped pecans if desired, mixing just until flour disappears.
Pour batter into greased baking pan and top with banana slices if desired.
Bake 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Set aside to cool on a rack for 15 minutes. Remove bread from pan, cool completely before slicing.