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Banana Lover’s Day

Banana.arp.750pixAugust 27 is Banana Lover’s Day!

If you’re a banana lover, we don’t need to explain why sweet, creamy, potassium-packed bananas are such a popular fruit. But for those of you who eat bananas for their flavor instead of their nutritional value, find out why bananas are so ridiculously beneficial for your health at whfoods.com.

There’s only one way to celebrate Banana Lover’s Day: Eat more bananas! Whether you eat them whole, combined with other foods, or baked into breads or pastries, there’s no wrong way to enjoy bananas on Banana Lover’s Day. Bananas also make great additions to smoothies, both because of their nutritional value and creamy texture. Head to Chiquita.com to find smoothie recipes and tips on how to make the perfect banana smoothie.

Love to bake with bananas? Try one of the recipes below!

Banana Banana Bread

Banana Crumb Muffins

Banana Cookies

 

Sources: punchbowl.com, whfoods.com
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National Banana Bread Day – February 23rd

Sliced banana nut bread, November 2008Today is National Banana Bread Day, so put those forgotten, over-ripe bananas in your fruit bowl to good use by making a loaf (or two) of banana bread.

Need a recipe? Here are a few that we thought looked bananalicious.

Best Ever Banana Bread (Your basic banana bread recipe.)

Fat-Free Banana Loaf (A delicious AND nutritious snack!)

Banana Bread (A healthy banana bread recipe for the kids.)

Chocolate Banana Bread (For the chocolate lovers!)

Banana Nut Bread Baked in a Jar (The most creative banana bread recipe ever!)

Sources: theultimateholidaysite.com, punchbowl.com

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