We love bananas but we eat them in spurts. Some weeks they disappear before I make it back to the store and others I have a pile of black spotted banana starring back at me while I struggle to figure out what to do with them. Don’t waste those bananas! Check out these 10 things to do with over ripe bananas.
10 Things To Do With Over Ripe Bananas
Don’t have time to mess with those bananas today, but don’t want to throw them away? FREEZE THEM! It is so simple and then you will have them for recipes, smoothies and more for another day. Learn How to Freeze Bananas.
Healthy Ice Cream
You read that right! Healthy ice cream. Use those bananas and 2 other ingredients to make this healthy (dairy free) Strawberry Banana Ice Cream. YUM
Over ripe bananas are perfect to add into homemade smoothies! Add them in fresh or frozen. Even better, make these DIY Healthy Smoothie Packs so you have smoothies ready to go anytime!
Double Chocolate Banana Bread
This could possibly be one of my favorite uses for bananas! This Double Chocolate Banana Bread can be made into loaves or muffins. I even keep the mix on hand in my pantry so we are ready to go. It’s perfect!
Looking for a treat to make you feel like you are kicked back with your feet up at the beach. This is it! These simple Tropsicles are just what you need to cool off after a long day!
Peanut Butter Banana Breakfast Cookies
One of my most popular recipes for a reason! Who doesn’t love cookies for breakfast? These healthy Peanut Butter Banana Breakfast Cookies are our personal favorite way to use up over ripe bananas.
Blueberry Banana Muffins
These muffins are so moist and full of flavor! You can’t go wrong with these Blueberry Banana Muffins. You can even use frozen blueberries & bananas. They still turn out perfectly!
Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
Yes, another muffin, but they are so good! These Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins are my son’s personal favorite. At my house we call them monkey muffins. A simple way to use over ripe or frozen bananas.
Strawberry Banana Bread
I love this Strawberry Banana Bread Recipe! It is great to give as a gift, or just to enjoy with your morning cup of coffee. Also makes a killer Banana bread french toast!
Skinny Strawberry Shake
Last but not least, this Skinny Strawberry Shake will make you feel guilty, but it shouldn’t! With only fruit and no milk this shake is sure to tackle that sweet tooth without the calories.
Next time you don’t want to waste your bananas, try one of these 10 Things to do with Over Ripe Bananas. They are all amazing. You can’t go wrong!