Essential health benefits of bananas and must-try recipes

Bananas are very popular fresh fruits in the world, and are regarded as athletics’ favorites due to its energy boosting capability. Considered as perennial fruits because they are grown throughout the year and are easy to cultivate.

Health benefits of bananas according to our health food source:

  • Caloric dense fruit, energy giving food
  • A good source of potassium and magnesium which helps in maintaining normal blood pressure and heart health.
  • Can promote bone health due to high potassium content.
  • Have an antacid effect that can protect against stomach ulcers.
  • Helps to counteract the urinary calcium loss.
  • Can help protect our gut from harmful bacteria that causes gastric disturbances.
  • Rich in soluble fiber pectin which assists healthy digestion and helps to ease constipation.
  • During diarrhea episodes, eating banana can help to restore the lost potassium.
  • Contains short chain fatty acids which can help improve the nutrient absorption of the intestinal tract.
  • Have a compound called tryptophan which helps to improve mood.
  • A good source of carotenoids (antioxidants).
  • Its simple sugars provide energy and can help to normalize blood sugar levels.

Disclaimer: The list shown above is merely for information purposes only. If you need a medical advice, you should consult a doctor or other appropriate medical professional.

Bananas are not just good to eat on its own but also a very good ingredient to baked goods like quick breads!

Must try recipes:

HONEY-BANANA BREAD RECIPE
Read the procedure, click here.

Ingredients:
2 cups flour
2 pieces bananas (mashed)
1 piece banana (sliced diagonally for toppings)
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1/4 cup cooking oil (preferably vegetable oil)
1/4 cup water
1 egg
1/4 cup honey
EASY TO MAKE CHEESY BANANA MUFFINS AND CRUNCHY BANANA BREAD RECIPE
Read the procedure, click here.

Ingredients:
1 cup of all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
1 ripe banana (mashed)
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 cup condensed milk
1/2 cup evaporated milk or buttermilk
1 tbsp margarine or butter
1/4 cup hot water
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 egg
ARE OVERRIPE BANANAS GOOD FOR BANANA QUICK BREAD?
Read the procedure, click here.

Ingredients:
1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup chocolate powder
3 pieces overripe bananas
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 evaporated milk
1/2 cup (cooking oil) vegetable oil
1 whisked egg
EGGLESS CHOCO BANANA QUICK BREAD
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Ingredients:
2 cups flour
2 ripe bananas (mashed)
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup water
1/4 cup cooking oil (this recipe used canola oil)
3/4 cup chocolate condensed milk (if you don’t have this, just add 1/2 condensed and 1/2 chocolate powder or cocoa powder
2 tbsp margarine
1/4 cup sugar
Cheese (sliced)

Thank you so much for reading and hope you like the simple recipes. Have a great day ahead! God bless πŸ’ž

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9 Comments Add yours

  1. Thanks for that recipe for the Eggless Banana Quick bread. Looks delicious!🍌

    1. momsjourney says:

      You’re always welcome Ms Suzette!
      Please get to try that recipe πŸ’ž
      Thank you so much for visiting this post😊❀️😊

      1. My pleasure. And thank you!πŸ’•

  2. BERNADETTE says:

    Really like your blog and I really like the idea of a cheesy banana bread. I must give it a try.

    1. momsjourney says:

      Wow! That’s a very wonderful comment!
      Thank you so much for the appreciation πŸ’ž It really means a lot πŸ’ž
      Yes sure! Please try it, Happy baking!

    1. momsjourney says:

      Hello!
      Thanks for reblogging this post…
      Have a nice day 🌟

  3. A banana a day not an apple keeps the doctor away. πŸŒπŸ˜€ Thanks for the post. Love your recipes.

    1. momsjourney says:

      Thanks for the appreciation…
      Have a nice day 🌟

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