Excess bananas

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CorusKate Sat 29-Mar-14 22:28:42

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CMOTDibbler Sun 30-Mar-14 19:39:13

Chop into slices, and freeze. Then whizz in a food processor. Stir in some nutella. Its like icecream!

CorusKate Sun 30-Mar-14 19:40:25

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CharlotteCollins Sun 30-Mar-14 19:41:54

I can't eat a raw banana any more, though, not since a blood test showed I had low potassium. The doctor phoned me when he got the results, on a Friday afternoon, in a bit of a panic as apparently it can be dangerous, and told me to eat 10 bananas by Saturday morning and then check myself into A&E. confused envy <-me after eating them

I was out at friends for dinner that night, too. I had absolutely no room for green Thai curry after 5 sodding bananas.

Sorry. As you were.

CorusKate Sun 30-Mar-14 19:44:45

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Slackgardener Sun 30-Mar-14 20:27:58

Are muffins too cake like?

Banana, poppy seed, orange, ginger and chocolate muffins, they are intensely delicious.

CorusKate Sun 30-Mar-14 21:09:50

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CharlotteCollins Sun 30-Mar-14 21:32:11

What about banana flapjacks? Are they cake?

Chop and freeze.
Add to blender with cocoa powder and milk.
Voila, amazing banana chocolate milkshake.

CorusKate Sun 30-Mar-14 22:03:46

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Slackgardener Sun 30-Mar-14 22:11:42

What is the problem with cake, I'm intrigued.

CorusKate Sun 30-Mar-14 22:43:48

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Slackgardener Sun 30-Mar-14 22:47:13

But surely the banana is anti diabetic - it's full of sugar and has the same effect on the body as the pure white deadly kind? If I was diabetic I wouldn't go near bananas.

CorusKate Sun 30-Mar-14 22:51:17

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TheDoctrineOfSnatch Sun 30-Mar-14 22:54:50

I always have thus problem (my ripe banana aversion is blamed on my second pregnancy) so I'm marking place to nick ideas.

Slackgardener Sun 30-Mar-14 23:00:18

From what I've read, a banana is not so etching I'd offer to a diabetic, in any form. But I know it's a controversial area....I believe diabetics should stay away from starch and sugar and that includes fruit but I know the NHS haven't got there yet. My dad is diabetic hence my interest.

CorusKate Sun 30-Mar-14 23:04:39

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CorusKate Sun 30-Mar-14 23:07:56

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Beamur Sun 30-Mar-14 23:11:21

Compost.
I hate over ripe bananas and any kind of food that features cooked banana. Even banana milkshake makes me gip.
Or what I do, which is give them to a colleague who has a different ripeness threshold to me.

CorusKate Sun 30-Mar-14 23:11:21

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Slackgardener Sun 30-Mar-14 23:17:19

I'd bin the bananas - if I didn't wish to tempt the diabetic - or I'd freeze them for eats at a time when they were elsewhere.
My mum continues to tempt my dad with sweet treats even though it is killing him, I've tried to suggest she doesn't but she doesn't see why she should avoid sugar and she says my dad always asks for whatever she has, you can't win. sad

CorusKate Sun 30-Mar-14 23:27:47

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CorusKate Sun 30-Mar-14 23:33:07

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Slackgardener Sun 30-Mar-14 23:51:36

Ahh thanks Kate It's a lifetime well lived he's 82 and he's still active - it's not a bad effort and I have to stop interfering. wink

CharlotteCollins Tue 01-Apr-14 22:00:25

I've just remembered a chicken and banana korma that I had many many years ago, one of the first times I ever ate out. I loved it. Never came across it in any restaurant since.

CorusKate Tue 01-Apr-14 22:57:58

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