Creative Banana Recipes

Fun Ways to Add This Fruit to Your Diet

Article by Staff Writer

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Bananas are inexpensive, rich in potassium and fiber, and delicious—no matter how they are served. Whether you’re in the mood for breakfast, dessert or a smoothie, here are some creative ways to incorporate them into your diet. 

Pumpkin Spice Banana Baked Oatmeal

This is a delicious and balanced make-ahead breakfast that you can eat all week long, and it’s freezer friendly! You will love this seasonal version, even in the summer, says Shanna Hutcheson and we couldn’t agree more.

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Peanut Butter Banana Protein Smoothie

You can never go wrong with with a banana + peanut butter combo, and this smoothie is one of Shanna’s favorite things to have after a great workout. 

Follow Shanna Hutcheson @wellnessforthewin

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Banana Pancake Stack with Rawnola

What better way to start the morning off than with a stack of these pancakes from Rachel Hemphill. They are completely plant-based, gluten-free and extremely satisfying to the taste buds.

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Healthy Banana Cake with Dark Chocolate Fudge

Typically the word "fudge" implies tons of calories and a richness that makes it easy to overdo it. This banana cake from Sheina Fernandes has just the right amount of chocolate, leaving you perfectly satisfied. Bonus—it's gluten-free and dairy-free, so you can share it with your friends no matter what their dietary needs may be.

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