5 yummy ways to use up bananas

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Seeing as bananas are pretty much the only fruit my son will eat, it is something I always have on hand. I almost always have 2 or 3 bananas that have survived the week and reached the over ripe stage. Bananas have also been shown to aid in digestion, and help maintain healthy bones and kidney. Here are a few interesting recipes that use over ripe bananas.

  1. Banana ice cream – This is something I make pretty regularly and it is my preferred way to use up over ripe bananas. I find I can shove these few bananas in a freezer bag quickly and once they are frozen solid they are all set for ice cream.
  2. Banana Bread -This is a recipe I posted about a year ago. It is amazingly moist and delicious and easy to bring together. Plus it is low calorie and low fat. They only problem is sticking to just one slice!
  3. Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie – I like to use some of my frozen bananas to thicken up a smoothie. I use shakeology but you can use them in really any smoothie recipe to bump up the creamy texture and sweetness.
  4. Banana Muffins – Plan on trying this recipe today since I have some Nutella to use up. Sounds yummy!
  5. Banana Cookies – Did you know you could substituting bananas for eggs! Did not know you could do this with bananas until I found this recipes. I think it is genius. Can’t wait to try it.

7 thoughts on “5 yummy ways to use up bananas

  1. If you take those frozen bananas and run them through the food processor with touch of cinnamon, it tastes like ice cream and it’s vegan! Thanks for sharing on the Whats for Dinner Linky!

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