Bananas are one of our favorite fruits for weight loss—they come with a convenient, on-the-go packaging. They’re loaded with potassium to accelerate hydration and muscle recovery, teeming with prebiotics to help ease digestion, and packed with fiber and resistant starches to boost satiety and balance blood sugar. Which is why we just had to find out new and unique ways we could eat more of them. (Just not 50+ of them each day, like one unique weight loss story…) And luckily for us, our beloved berry (yes, bananas are actually berries!) is the perfect addition to meals and snacks that are both delicious and nutritious.
Thanks to their high starch content and slightly sweet taste, bananas are a flavorful, slimming substitution for flour and sugar in many of your favorite recipes. We’ve compiled all the banana classics, plus many more ideas so you don’t have to tire of banana bread boredom. And if these delicious recipes aren’t enough to confince you of the beauty of bananas, maybe these 21 Amazing Things That Happen To Your Body When You Eat Bananas will.