Thursday, April 7, 2011

Going Bananas

Do you ever feel like you can't keep up with eating your bananas before they go bad? It's enough to drive a person bananas. Well here are some fun and simple ways you can enjoy your bananas in addition to making banana bread and smoothies.

Banana Pops

  • 4-6 halved bananas
  • 1/4 cup chocolate syrup
  • 1/2 cup crushed peanuts
Place your banana halves on wooden skewers and dip them in chocolate syrup. Roll them in crushed peanuts and freeze for 1 -2 hours. This is a great replacement for ice cream cravings and Popsicles.

Bananas and Mango Dip
  • 8-10 halved bananas
  • 1 mango
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tsp honey
  • cinnamon
Peel and pit mango then place in food processor with orange juice and honey. Arrange banana halves on a platter and drizzle mango puree over or use as a dip. Sprinkle cinnamon on top.

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