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10 unique ways to use bananas

May 23 2017 by Sophie

We’ve rounded up some of our favorite easy banana-related recipes. Who knew there were so many ways to enjoy this humble fruit?

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Bananas are a great snack as well as being low in fat and cholesterol. They also contain vitamin B16, manganese, vitamin C, potassium and fiber. They’re perfect to fight off hunger pangs at any time of day. Combine them with a source of protein and you’ve got stellar workout fuel.

Jess, graze nutritionist
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a better-for-you banana split

Last night banana split snacking made even more yummy with strawberry & cream protein topper and strawberry & rhubarb yogurt - the best way to end the weekend! -Christina, @thisishowimomdot.com

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avocado toast 2

banana toast

Get your mornings off to the best start with this tasty breakfast toast, a perfectly balanced source of nutrients to help support your active lifestyle.

berry smoothie 3

blended banana smoothie

Banana, coconut and raspberries are my go-to smoothie combination ingredients in the morning. You’ll get some good quality protein and healthy fats from the coconut. - Jess, graze nutritionist

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cacao nib banana bread

My picky eating boys will eat this up and I feel much better about giving them food that is good for them. This cacao nib banana bread is a staple for us throughout the year and makes a perfect gift during the holidays. -Ashlie, southernmadeblog.

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tasty banana 'ice cream'

Make the most of the warmer weather with these deceptively indulgent vegan-friendly ice cream sundaes. Not only will you hit your vitamin intake out of the park, you’ll also get a protein boast from our granola toppers!

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waffles 6

banana protein waffles

Need a protein-packed breakfast to get you through your busy morning or to refuel after a workout? This banana protein waffle is a delicious morning staple and can be topped with anything!

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breakfast shake 7

banana berry shake

Just like a milkshake you enjoyed as a child, but this one is packed full of nutritious ingredients and has no added sugar. -Jess, graze nutritionist

overnight oats 8

overnight banana oats

Overnight oats are soaked in almond milk and then topped with our summer berry compote, mashed banana, chocolate granola, greek yogurt and fruit. Let’s spoon?

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avocado pudding 9

banana chocolate pudding

We can’t get enough of this healthy banana chocolate avocado pudding recipe by graze and blogger, Christine Bono! She sent us this seriously delicious (yet simple!) recipe and we just had to share it.

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banana parfait

We’ve been admiring Weichen's beautiful parfaits on Instagram (especially her delicious recipes featuring graze snacks!). We asked her to share a few of her favorite parfait recipes, including this banana parfait, as well as her top three tips for creating a perfect parfait!

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By Sophie, graze blogger.

Sophie is our London-based blogger, queen of content and all things writing at graze HQ! She loves working with the taste expert team to bring their recipes out into the world.

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