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Hello frozen bananas. Goodbye food waste with Chiquita!

Cooking Lovers

May 26th 2020 ・ 5 min reading

You can never have too much of a good thing and that is certainly true when it comes to Chiquita bananas!

Their unmistakable sweet creamy taste and incredible health benefits explain why they’re one of the world’s favorite fruits. And with bananas, there’s no need to worry about food waste. Any ripe or overripe banana is perfect for freezing. Frozen bananas are great for making ice cream or using in any banana recipe.

Bananas are packed full of yummy goodness – they’re high in important vitamins (C and B6) and the feel-good protein tryptophan, as well as key minerals (potassium and magnesium) and soluble fiber. To ensure you get your fair share and help to ensure zero food waste, just follow this simple guide and click on the great recipes below.

Frozen bananas. Tips and tricks for freezing

  1. First peel the banana and break it into chunks or cut into slices
  2. Place the pieces on a tray in a single layer – not touching each other
  3. Put the tray into the freezer to flash freeze
  4. Once frozen, gather the pieces into a container for more compact storage

You can find some extra tips here, on this wiki, watch this video or check out another good guide on Youtube for extra ideas.

Post workout popsicles with Chiquita banana and almond milk

A delicious blend of Chiquita bananas, red fruits, yogurt, almond milk, honey and granola… all frozen into handy popsicles! The perfect way to cool down and re-fuel after a good long workout.

Vegan ice cream with Chiquita banana scoops, matcha, kiwi and berries

This frozen banana recipe simply involves blending the frozen fruits with matcha powder and almond milk until smooth and then returning it to the freezer for an hour before indulging. Simple and dee-lish!

Iced chai latte with Chiquita bananas

Smooth, sweet and creamy, this frozen banana recipe blends the wonderful exotic flavor of Chai with the wholesome goodness of Chiquita bananas for a healthy pick me up any time of the day.

Say goodbye to food waste with frozen bananas

Hooray for frozen bananas! They’re so easy to freeze and so versatile to use when frozen. You never have to worry about food waste when it comes to bananas again. Check out more Chiquita banana recipes that are perfect for using up all those frozen bananas. Happy freezing!

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