Bananas are a wonderful fruit filled with potassium. The best way to absorb it is with a glass of milk.
Milk and bananas are my 3 year old's favorite foods. But if you have a banana addiction like my little Gremlin does, you may find it difficult to wait for the bananas to ripen.
Putting your green bananas in a paper bag helps them ripen faster and hide them from the banana-addict in your home. This works for me!
Did you also know that you can freeze bananas? When the bananas go on sale for 25¢ a pound buy as many as your freezer will hold.
They are great for milkshakes, banana bread, and banana muffins.
If you're using them in a recipe for bread or muffins, you can even freeze them in the peel. The peel will turn black, but the banana inside will be fine. Warm it in the microwave for 30 seconds and cut or open the end and squeeze it into a bowl like a tube of toothpaste.
If you're using frozen bananas for milkshakes, it's easiest if you break apart the bananas in small sections about 1 to 1 1/2 inches. Freeze in a freezer container or ziploc bag. Label, date, and freeze. When it's milkshake time you can have a richer milkshake without adding ice by using your frozen bananas.
Also bananas fix your problem. If you're um... stopped up, they unstop you. And if you are a bit too um... free-flowin', they help reverse that too. So, pick a bunch of bananas today to take home!
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