10 kid friendly banana recipes to fill hungry bellies
Lots of kids love bananas as a snack, but there are so many other ways to incorporate this fantastic fruit into snacks that the kids will adore.
Packed with health benefits for kids, bananas are a great way to naturally sweeten cakes, muffins, ice cream and desserts for the whole family.
Check out our 10 KID FRIENDLY banana recipes that will keep little people full until their next meal.
Gooey Banana Choc Chip Cake
Overripe bananas are ideal for this recipe. It’s sure to bring a smile to the face of any child as they open their lunchbox. And the hidden healthy chickpeas make it even more filling.
Strawberry and Banana Ice Cream
At this time of year when berries are abundant, this sweet and light dessert can be affordable as well as delicious. Just whip it up in the blender and tuck in.
Frozen Banana Bites
Just four ingredients is all you need, and the whole family will love these. Why not make a double batch and keep the leftovers tucked away in the freezer?
Breakfast Banana Split
Dessert for breakfast? Yes please! With no added sugar, and just a handful of simple ingredients, you can have a less stressful breakfast with this tasty recipe.
Banana Honey Mini Lunchbox Muffins
Want a quick recipe to use for the lunchboxes all week? These 15 minute banana honey mini lunchbox muffins are ideal. Just 6 ingredients and 15 minutes cooking time is all you need.
No Bake Choc Banana Fudge
Unlike traditional fudge, which is loaded with butter and sugar, this healthy version is sweetened with fruit and just a small amount of maple syrup. The kids will love helping to make this no-bake treat.
Freezable Banana Bread
This recipe makes 12 pieces and also freezes well, so you could also freeze individual slices so that you always have healthy snacks on hand. You could also pop some in the kid’s lunchbox too as it is nut free.
Peanut Butter and Banana Ice Cream
Just two ingredients is all you need to make this delicious, creamy treat that tastes like rich, indulgent ice cream. You can even use just the bananas if anyone in your family is not a fan of nuts – it will still taste delicious.
Banana Yoghurt Muffins
Swap pre-packaged, processed foods for wholesome, homemade alternatives, like these delicious muffins! Nut free so perfect for little ones for school.
Choc Mint Banana Pops
As the weather warms up, prepare these healthy ice creams instead of buying them from the shop. Use nice ripe bananas for this one (the green food colouring is optional, but lots of fun).
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