Low-Calorie Banana Recipes That Aren’t Bread
As soon as bananas become speckled and brown| they know their fate u2014 to become yet another ordinary loaf of banana bread. Your bananas deserve more! Try one of these healthy nonbread recipes and make your bananas (and your taste buds) happy.
| Cinnamon Banana Chips
Skip the store-bought| sugar-sweetened banana chips and make your own batch of baked cinnamon banana chips.
| No-Bake Brownies
Craving a chewy| chocolatey brownie| are you? These no-bake treats are sugar-| gluten-| and dairy-free and just 59 calories per fudgey bite.
| 3-Ingredient Protein Balls
Made with bananas| oats| and protein powder| these simple protein balls are under 50 calories.
| Vegan French Toast
Save on cholesterol by skipping the eggs and using mashed banana and soy milk instead for this decadent vegan french toast.
| Peanut Butter Banana Smudgies
This dessert is completely dairy-free| contains no added sugar| and tastes like an ice cream sandwich.
| Strawberry Banana Creams
Strawberry banana creams are made with a handful of ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen| so they’re a cinch to whip up; you’ll be amazed this snack is under 150 calories per serving.
| Monkey Flip Recovery Smoothie
Packed with electrolytes| protein| and carbs| this mild-tasting banana smoothie is delicious without being overpowering.
| Banana Popsicles
Not only for smoothies| frozen bananas also make a tasty dessert that can satisfy the deepest of sweet-tooth cravings. These frozen banana pops are just 75 calories each.
| Grain-Free Pancakes
Start your morning with this protein-packed stack made with banana| eggs| nut butter| and Greek yogurt.
| DIY Chocolate Ice Cream
No ice cream maker required for this chocolatey frozen treat! All you need are a few frozen bananas| cocoa powder| and a food processor.
| Frozen Nutty Banana Nibblers
These frozen nibblers make a much healthier alternative to ice cream| and because they’re bite-size| you can nosh on a little something sweet whenever your sweet-tooth cravings strike.
| Chocolate Raspberry Protein Balls
Soft| creamy| and chocolaty| these dessert-like protein balls are dusted with freeze-dried raspberries| giving them a gorgeous| bright look and a bold| fruity flavor that complements the chocolate perfectly.
| Banana Spinach Pancakes
These smoothie-inspired pancakes made with banana| spinach| and blueberries are just 100 calories and so full of naturally sweet flavor.
| Cocoa Almond Coconut Crusted Bananas
A twist on the classic banana and peanut butter snack| these slices are rolled in cocoa powder and topped with almond butter and shredded coconut.