Do you remember when I posted about The One race almost a month ago?
As it was to be expected, I had lots of muscle pain in the days following the race.
Anticipating this, I bought my self a lots of bananas as I've read that it benefit muscles especially when they hurt from exercise.
What I didn't know is that hubby had exactly the same thought and the day after the race he came home with even more bananas for me.
That meant that I had more bananas that I ever thought possible!
And I also have a secret to share with all of you: I hate bananas!
I don't really care for the taste, I can't stand the soggy texture and I really don't like the smell either.
Don't give me wrong, I know they are healthy (even tho among all the fruits they are the ones with more sugar in it) and I do occasionally even crave them, they come in handy as you don't need a knife to peel them, but there were way too many bananas around me now and I couldn't possibly eat them all.
But I wasn't going to waste them, so I had to come up with a way to use them up and that's when I found a couple of recipe that helped me achieve this goal and I thought to share those recipes on here for future references.
My go-to recipe when I need to eat bananas but I don't feel like it, it's definitely the chocolate and banana muffins from Handle the Heat
Here is how the muffin baked by me look like
I love this recipe as she used whole wheat flour instead of white flour and applesauce instead of butter and 3 whole bananas for a dozen of muffins.
The muffin are very well sized and only 100 calories each! Perfect for breakfast or for a snack that doesn't add to my waist line.
The other recipe I love is a drink that used peanut butter too, another thing that I don't really eat often unless I have an hormonal surge.
I don't have a picture of the drinks I gorged down, but I found the recipe on the Chichita website: just click on the picture and make one for yourself!
Very handy to use up those jars of peanut butter and have a breakfast on the go for those busy morning.
Thanks to these 2 recipes, I was able to accomplish my mission to use up all the bananas before they turned bad and eat a healthy amount of them.
Do you have any banana recipe to share with me?