Healthy Banana Recipes
Strawberry, Banana and Almond Butter Smoothie
Chef Nate Appleman lost lots of weight by running. After a morning workout, he often makes this smoothie, which gets a dose of protein from almond butter.
Mashed Banana & Whole-Grain Porridge
Making wheat berries for breakfast can require waking up before sunrise, since the grains take at least an hour to cook. But, thanks to new flash-freezing technology, excellent precooked whole grains like barley, quinoa and wheat berries are ready in the time it takes to brew coffee. F&W's Justin Chapple turns frozen grains into a porridge that's great with all kinds of toppings.
Gluten-Free Banana-Coconut Pancakes
The key to these easy pancakes is coconut flour, which contributes a delicate flavor and airy texture.
Gluten-Free Cocoa and Banana-Hazelnut Muffins
These gluten-free muffins have an irresistibly light and crunchy top with a wonderfully dense and decadent crumb from the ripe bananas, cocoa powder and ground hazelnuts.
Vegan Banana-Walnut Muffins
These simple vegan muffins are moist, with irresistibly crispy edges.
Kiwi, Banana and Passion Fruit Salad
In the dead of winter, even the humblest grocery stores on St. Bart's stock fresh tropical fruits of astonishing sweetness. Jean-Georges Vongerichten selected a few of his favorites for this salad.
Roasted Squash Soup with Maple-Glazed Bananas
"It smelled like autumn in a bowl," said chef Gavin Kaysen, describing Tim Hollingsworth's fragrant, fabulous soup.
The combination of the two fruits results in a refreshing and delightful smoothie to be consumed during a hot summer day or a relaxing winter night at home.