Hey Friends! How’s it goin?
If you’ve been around for a while, you’ll know that for most of Winter, I complained about the lack of ripe bananas to be found. Groceries and farmers’ markets were filled with too green bananas that took weeks to ripen. Since I try to have at least one banana a day – usually more – and I prefer my bananas to be pretty ripe, I was not amused.
Thankfully, the cold weather is over for the most part, and ripe bananas are making an appearance. Even if I buy green bananas in the grocery, it takes no time at all for them to ripen. This is generally a good thing, but sometimes they can ripen too quickly if I buy too many, and I’m left with some extra ripe, soggy bananas that even I won’t eat. Usually, I just put them in smoothies, but those overripe bananas are also perfect for baking.
Almond-Chocolate Breakfast Cookies via Diary of an ExSloth
Lentil Banana Muffins via The Lean Green Bean
Banana Bread Granola Bars via Running with Spoons
Ice Tray Banana Yogurt Pops via Fit Foodie Finds
3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies via Diary of an ExSloth
Gluten-Free Banana Bread Donut Splits via Food Faith Fitness
Banana Fosters Cinnamon Rolls via The Healthy Maven
Banana Smoothie Breakfast Bites via The Big Man’s World
Blueberry Banana Baked Oatmeal Cups via Diary of an ExSloth
Strawberry Banana Overnight Oats via The Almond Eater
Single-Serve Cacao Nib Banana Bread Muffin via Clean Eating Veggie Girl
Banana Cacao Avocado Acai Bowl via Hummusapien
Gluten-Free Banana Mac Nut Protein Bites via Cotter Crunch
Coconut-Banana “Ice Cream” Sandwiches via Diary of an ExSloth
Banana Honey Cornbread via Peas and Crayons
Cinnamon Coffee Cake Banana Bread via The Fit Foodie Mama
Sesame Banana Buckwheat Muffins via Skinny Fitalicious
Banana Bread Pizza Crust via Fresh Fit & Healthy
Chocolate Banana-Nut Bread via Diary of an ExSloth
Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Cups via Pancake Warriors
Vegan and Gluten-Free Banana Pudding via Almost Getting it Together
Flourless Protein Banana Cake (in a rice cooker) via Fairy Burger
Fruity Banana Coconut Pancakes via Strength and Sunshine
What about you?
Do your bananas go bad around this time of year? What do you do with the overripe ones?
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