Eating banana on its own can become quite boring at times. Lucky for you, with have found three new ways on how you can take advantage of healthy banana benefits without getting bored. Here are some of the nutritious and delicious banana recipes that you should try:
Strawberry Banana Smoothie
For an instant dose of fruity and sweet flavor sans the calories, this strawberry banana smoothie recipe is your best bet. For the list of ingredients, please check out Just One Cookbook.
Cut all ingredients into smaller chunks. Place the sliced fruits into your Vitamix or blender. Blend everything until the mixture is already smooth and all the ingredients have been properly mixed together. Pour the resulting mixture from the blender into your glass. This recipe can create two small glasses or a big glass. Serve right away.
No other fruit can compare to the banana nutrition that this smoothie can give you. If you want to have a taste of this smoothie wherever you are, it is recommended that you buy a portable blender that you can bring wherever you go. Now that you already have your refreshment, let’s start with prepping up a good snack that will be perfect with this smoothie.
Healthy Banana Bread Granola Bars
After one bite of this banana bread, you will surely not stop. Lucky for you, there are low calories in a banana so there is no need for you to worry about your figure! For the list of ingredients, please check out Erica Sweet Tooth.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Get your baking dish and spray it with non stick spray. In a large bowl, add in the applesauce, honey, banana, cinnamon, vanilla extract, egg white, 3 tbsp of brown sugar and salt. Mix well. Get a separate bowl and add in the chia seeds, flax seeds and rolled oats. Whisk it altogether and add it to the liquid mixture. Stir everything well. After mixing, press the mixture into a baking dish. Top it off with a sprinkle of 1 tbsp of brown sugar. Place in oven and bake for 30-35 minutes. Remove the pan from the oven and flip it into the cooling rack. Wait for it to cool down before slicing it.
Now that you already had your snacks with the banana bread and the smoothie, how about some dessert? Our next recipe is a cold and tasty summer banana treat!
Frozen Banana Pops
Are you craving for some sugary popsicles but you wish to avoid the high calorie that come with it? We have just the perfect solution to your diet dilemma– frozen banana pops! For the list of ingredients, please check out Fettle Vegan.
Cut bananas in half and push a popsicle stick into the bottom part of the sliced bananas. After pushing the stick inside the banana, cut off the pointed end. Freeze the banana overnight or for at least three hours. With the use of a frosting spatula or a butter knife, coat the bananas with a soft serve of your choice. After coating, cover it with any toppings that you desire. Summon all your willpower to stop yourself from biting it and to put the banana pops back into the freezer. Wait for 3 hours. Serve right away!
With these recipes, you will never get bored eating bananas over and over again!