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Some of our favourite banana recipes.

2015-08-26_1531We know that not every food that we love is necessarily good for us. But bananas are something we can eat at any time, guilt-free.

They can also be a delicious way to add more fruit – and therefore more goodness to the meals we eat or make for our families, especially when baking.

They can be used for savoury dishes too – I like to add sliced bananas to a spicy curry at the last minute, just cooking them for a minute or so until they are warmed through.

They are also delicious in savoury salads, especially when they are firm.

Bananas make an any time snack that comes along in its own sealed packaging and I like to add a handful of slices to breakfast oatmeal or other cereal too. Oh and a banana smoothie is a wonderful start to the day.

Here are a few of our favourite recipes

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 Gluten Free Banana Bread

Save Print Gluten Free Banana Bread Rating  5 from 1 reviews Prep time:  20 mins Cook time:  60 mins Total time:  1 hour 20 mins Serves: 1 loaf Ingredients 3 or 4 ripe bananas, mashed 1-1/4 cups white sugar ½ cup real butter 2 whole eggs ½ cup milk, any kind 2-1/2 cups Bob’s Red Mill All Purpose Gluten Free Baking Flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon Salt 3 teaspoons Bob’s Red Mill Xanthan… READ MORE

 


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Easy Recipes: Banana Muffins

Banana Muffins How to Make Banana Muffins – A breakfast treat that can’t be beat! Make these the night before and have them for breakfast along with some fruit, orange juice, or the Heavenly Hash above. Keep them covered tightly so they won’t dry out, and they’ll last several breakfasts. That is, unless you eat them for dinner or a snack the night before, which is easy to do.  Banana… READ MORE

 


 

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Banana fritters recipe

Banana fritters recipe from 1975  I admit that I’m fascinated by older recipes. 1975 doesn’t seem terribly long ago (to me anyway) but this recipe for banana fritters surprised me. This is mainly because, when I think about this dish, I imagine bananas dipped in batter and deep fried. These are different. Although the original author doesn’t specify, I like to serve these garnished with more sliced banana and chopped… READ MORE

 


 

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Lady Baltimore Cake

Lady Baltimore Cake Recipe. A white cake with whip cream topping and fruit on top and the middle. Traditional Lord and Lady Baltimore cakes were white cakes with a boiled frosting. Topped and filled with raisins, dates, figs and topped with some nuts. They marinated the fruit in sherry wine. I worked for a bakery in the 70s and the recipe my boss made used coconut, cherries, peaches and bananas. I have gone to bakeries that have had… READ MORE

 


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Zucchini Brownies

I kept seeing this brownie recipe with zucchini, banana and apple sauce in them floating around Facebook for awhile. It caught my attention cause it seemed to be on everyone’s page. So I thought I’d give it a try. I’ve put zucchini in other desserts so it can’t be that different plus it was healthy in other ways too. Read on to find out more about it! It was really moist with using bananas and apple sauce which… READ MORE

 

 

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Jackie Jackson, also known online as BritFlorida, is a highly experienced designer and writer. British born and now living in the USA, she specialises in lifestyle issues, design and quirky stories. You can see a wide range of articles here, or visit her website Tastes Magazine. See The Writer’s Door for more information.

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