Tag Archives: Banana Recipe

Display Idea: Smoothies for the Whole Family

Banana Smoothies
Photo credit: Courtesy of Adam at inspiredtaste.net

Summer is here, and the warmer weather provides an opportunity to market cool, refreshing products. Smoothies are a great option for a cross-merchandising display theme featuring Organics Unlimited bananas. Health nuts, adults on-the-go and children all love smoothies; a display will attract all types of customers.

Bananas make a great base for any smoothie so the display should feature baskets full of the organic fruit. Since it’s summer, capitalize on other fresh fruits that are in-season to create a colorful cross-merchandising arrangement. Strawberries, blueberries, pineapple, mango, peaches, oranges and coconuts are all beautiful fruits to feature in a display with bananas. Continue reading

Kiwi Banana Smoothie with a Twist

Kiwi Banana Smoothie Recipe
Photo courtesy: Roxy of Roxy’s Kitchen

This smoothie is not only delicious and super healthy, it looks great, too. The secret twist comes from the spinach added with kiwis. You can’t really taste it, but it still contains all its nutrients. This smoothie is a fantastic way to get you and your kids to eat something healthy without having to convince them to eat there fruits and veggies. Continue reading

Banana Split Panini

Banana Split Panini
Photo courtesy: Valerie Mitchell of Mama Likes to Cook

Need something new to entertain the children this summer break? While this might not be the healthiest snack, it is certainly a delicious recipe that the kids can help you prepare. Have the children pick out their own ingredients, making sure they include organic bananas so they get as much potassium as they can. Have them use a cookie cutter to cut out their favorite shape or cartoon character for a more edible appearance. Continue reading

Banana Crunch Popsicle

Banana popsicles
Photo courtesy: Produce for Kids

Produce for Kids has been a huge supporter of our GROW program. We decided to use one of their many recipes to feature a deliciously healthy snack. This tasty treat also becomes a fun activity for children and builds anticipation for their healthy Popsicle. Just like bananas, pistachios are full of potassium and are also high in protein, making it the perfect mix of health benefits for you and your children. This five minute snack is also great for children’s summer parties and barbeques. Continue reading

Strawberry Banana Granola Bars Recipe

strawberry-banana-granola-bars
Photo courtesy: Jen of CincyShopper

You thought making your own granola bars was a lot of work? With this Strawberry Banana Granola Bars recipe, it is as easy as running to the store to buy pre-made ones. Except it’s healthier, fresher and so yummy! Your co-workers and kids’ friends will be jealous of your homemade snack bars. Don’t feel bad for craving some sweetness. It’s all natural! Continue reading

Banana Cocoa Refrigerator Oatmeal

Banana cocoa oatmeal
Photo courtesy: Monica Matheny of The Yummy Life

Start your morning off great with this healthy and fresh, banana cocoa oatmeal. Did you ever think you would be eating oatmeal cold? It is refreshing for a hot summer morning and a great on-the-go breakfast or snack. Oatmeal contains high amounts of fiber and it is known that fiber decreases risk of high blood pressure, lowers high cholesterol and reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to the Dairy Council of California. This month is also National Mental Health Month, making bananas the perfect fruit to eat while celebrating this holiday. Bananas produce dopamine, which is important to keep us alert and focused as it controls the brains reward and pleasure centers. Look for our informational blog later this week that will discuss more details on bananas and mental health. Continue reading

Vegan Triple Banana Cake

vegan triple banana cake
Photo courtesy: Janet Hudson of Vegan Feast Catering

With so many summer celebrations around the corner, all your guests will be looking for something sweet and delicious to indulge in at the end of the night. Consider the triple banana cake when prepping for your Mother’s Day celebrations. Don’t hesitate to bring out the big guns and surprise everyone with this recipe at the family barbeques for Memorial Day weekend or Fourth of July weekend. This may be a favorite recipe for those that enjoy vegan treats. Continue reading