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Banana Ripening Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Banana Ripening.

The No-Excuses Appeal of Fruits and Veggies

By now you know the importance of getting at least 5 servings of fruits and vegetables a day (if not, click here). Perhaps you are still not convinced? Use the excuse-buster list below when you find yourself reasoning your way out of reaching for the...  Read more

How to Keep Fruits and Veggies Fresh

Eating more fruits and vegetables is a requirement for every healthy eater. But when you buy more fresh produce, do you end up throwing away more than you eat? You're not alone. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, the average...  Read more

5 Savory Salad Ideas for Fall and Winter

During the hot summer months, we automatically add salads to our menu plans. A big bowl of crisp lettuce, cool cucumbers and sun-ripened tomatoes tossed lightly with an oil-and-vinegar dressing is always refreshing during the warmest time of the year...  Read more

Shopping Cart Essentials

So, you’re going to start eating healthy. Congratulations are in order—and so is a trip to the grocery store. Stocking up on some new items is a must. If your pantry is full of healthy fare, you’ll stress less about meals, and you&r...  Read more

Light Baking Done Right

If you're trying to lighten your caloric load or lose weight, are you destined to days of tasteless cookies, or—worse—a life without sweets and treats? Of course not! There are plenty of ways you can substitute lower-calorie ingr...  Read more

What are banana so bad??
Updated 4/25/2016 9:31:14 AM

What are banana so bad??...  Read more

I make cookies with a cup of oats, 2 bananas, a ha

I make cookies with a cup of oats, 2 bananas, a half cup of peanut butter, unsweetened shredded coconut and a few chocolate chips. They are really yummy but much healthier :)...  Read more

I love banana pudding! I make it once per year, f

I love banana pudding! I make it once per year, for the 4th of July. :-)...  Read more

Craving banana pudding for weeks......but today I
Updated 4/24/2016 12:53:39 AM

Craving banana pudding for weeks......but today I used half of a banana and graham cracker for dessert. So instead of 290 cal. for half cup of banana pudding. It was 140 cal and its was delicious! 8lbs down!...  Read more

Whole wheat and oat banana bread with chia seeds f
Updated 4/22/2016 9:17:46 PM

Whole wheat and oat banana bread with chia seeds flax seeds and honey glaze. Yummy treat for tomrw...  Read more


To ripen an avocado, place it in a bag with a banana!...  Read more

Peeling bananas.

Peel a banana from the bottom and you won't have to pick the little 'stringy things' off the banana. tha's how the primates do it. Take your bananas apart when you get home from the store. If you leave them connected at the stem, they ripen faster....  Read more

Weight loss & Lifestyle change! :)

This SparkTeam is for those interested in losing weight AND changing their life! Phrases like "banana diet", "lose weight fast" and "starving" are DEFINITELY not allowed! Let's all get fit for LIFE....  Read more

Go Nuts for Walnuts!

I grew up with a native black walnut tree in my back yard. Its ugly green corrugated round fruit would ripen and eventually fall in our yard each year serving as a routine lawn-mowing hazard. My brothers liked to use them to practice their baseball p...  Read more

The Amazing Avocado: Health Benefits You Need to Know

It's no secret that delicious avocados can be the shining star in guacamole, salads, sandwiches and as the creamy center of your California roll. But did you know that avocados are packed with nutritients and make a great diet food, even with th...  Read more