These recipes prove you can love even the ugliest bananas!
2. Use Them in Smoothies
Smoothies aren’t going away anytime soon, and ripe bananas have a place in almost any smoothie recipe. They provide a natural sweetness and a creamy texture that blends well. Even if you don’t have a lot of ideas for what to do with overly ripe bananas, you can simply pre-slice them and keep them in freezer bags so they’re ready to go when you need them!
Bananas are the star in this delectable smoothie. After all, what would a banana split be without a banana?! They taste just like the real thing, but they’re skinnied-down and hyped-up with protein thanks to protein powder and Greek yogurt.
Pineapple, orange, and banana blend so well together in this fruity smoothie by Gimme Some Oven. It’s simple and quick to make, and it’s naturally sweetened by the fruit.
Eating Bird Food gives us a smoothie that’s packed full of healthy ingredients, including mango, turmeric, ginger, and (of course) banana! It also works well to reduce inflammation or as an after-workout recovery beverage.
This smoothie from Cooking Classy features simple ingredients that work well together, including almond, banana, and flax. It’s not too sweet, super healthy, and oh-so creamy.
Tart raspberries are sweetened by bananas in these superfood smoothies. They’re made up of whole, healthy ingredients that come together to create a smooth, sweet treat. The folks at Cooking Classy are masters at making food taste great while still sneaking in the good-for-you stuff!
It’s always great when something that’s good for you also tastes delicious. Thanks to Fit Foodie Finds, these green smoothies are super healthy with ingredients like spinach, strawberry, and banana. And, they still taste incredible!
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