Let’s Go Bananas: 5 Treats for Your Banana-Loving Babe
Bananas are one of the go-to foods I always keep on hand for my kiddos. Even on days when they turn their noses up at everything from chicken nuggets to goldfish I know I can count on them to scarf down a banana. This year, once it was clear that my kiddos being banana-lovers wasn't just a phase, I began experimenting with incorporating bananas in other foods to see if my babes would dig into things they might not otherwise. Check out these five recipes I discovered for healthy, delicious treats that will make the banana lover in your life go, well … bananas.
banana bread straight from the oven. Your kiddos will love the warm gooey taste of this banana bread. As a bonus, this recipe works well with overripe bananas so, if you’ve found yourself with a few too many bananas on your hands you can easily use them in this recipe.
Baked Banana Chips
These baked banana chips are the perfect grab and go snack that won't leave your car or your kiddos car seats sticky like a regular banana would. These banana chips are also deliciously simple to make!
If you’ve got a breakfast lover in your family, they’ll love these banana pancakes for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. When you serve these with scrambled eggs, bacon, and fruit your babe will be getting a delicious, well-balanced meal.
Cranberry Banana Smoothies
Smoothies are one of the few foods that are as well loved by toddlers as they are by health enthusiasts. Whether you toss in strawberries, cranberries, or a whole host of other fruit, your babe will love slurping up a yummy, banana flavored smoothie.
Zucchini Banana Muffins
If you’re looking to sneak some veggies into your tot's diet, these zucchini banana muffins will give your kiddo the taste they love while at the same time they’re getting the nutrition you know they need. These simple muffins are also easy to make so don’t hesitate to invite your kiddo into the kitchen to help you bake them!