Bananas are one of the fruits you should have in your home because of their versatility and price. You can have lots of them and enjoy eating them by themselves, or you can put slices in your yogurt or oatmeal. However, when you have lots of them at home, some of them may turn overripe. Good thing that there are easy recipes for overripe bananas you can try at home.
So when you spot that spotty banana, don’t ever think of tossing them out. YouTuber Sarah Fit has these amazing recipes that will make you want to save up those bananas for a healthy dessert or snack.
Two-Ingredient Oatmeal Banana Cookie
Bake some easy and healthy cookies using overripe bananas.
Grab about a half cup of oats and a banana and mix them together. Add in any toppings such as raisins, chocolate chips, or nuts. Mix and form the ‘dough’ into a cookie, and microwave.
It’s that simple! You can have yourself a warm, delicious, satisfying treat that can be ready in seconds.
Easy Recipes for Overripe Bananas: Banana Bread Muffins
Most people immediately think of banana bread as the only answer to a bunch of brown bananas. Banana bread or banana muffins are always a favorite so why not try to make them a little healthier?
Sarah shares her simple and low-calorie recipe for banana bread muffins that are perfect she says for an “after school snack or after workout snack.” – YouTube – Sarah Fit
Breakfast Recipes With Bananas: Banana Protein Pancake
One of the best banana breakfast ideas to use your overripe bananas on are these pancakes.
Grab your spotty bananas, some protein powder of your choice, and an egg. Mix them together in a bowl and make these super healthy pancakes on a hot griddle.
You can also change it up and use banana, egg, and flaxseed for a different flavor. This is a versatile recipe that has endless possibilities.
“I love to have milkshakes when I’m craving something cold and sweet and delicious but don’t want to go to the ice cream store and get something that I know will be a calorie bomb.” – Sarah Fit
In a blender, Sarah adds almond milk, frozen bananas, a little greek yogurt for protein, and either chocolate or peanut butter. But really…why not add it all?
This is another one of the versatile healthy desserts with bananas that can be changed according to your taste or craving.
Frozen Banana Ice Cream
Freezing bananas is one of the best things you can do when they become overripe. This way, they are ready when you’re ready.
To make a delicious, frozen treat, blend frozen bananas and almond milk together. Just two ingredients and you have yourself one of the best healthy, sweet vegan banana desserts.
Add toppings of your choice such as chocolate chips or walnuts.
What are you waiting for? Keep those overripe bananas in your fridge until you have enough to make these easy recipes for overripe bananas. It’s the perfect healthy dessert for you and your family.
Source: YouTube – Sarah Fit, flickr.com