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Baked Bananas Bliss


If rich nutrition, satisfying treats, and all-around deliciousness are high on your priority list,  it's time to celebrate the banana... or at least eat one. With a long list of boasting rights, each bite of banana floods the body with benefits.

And with just 100 calories per banana (give or take a few), they satisfy hunger and then some. Check out these health perks!

Digestion Regulation: dietary fiber keeps us regular and assists in maintaining low blood sugar Strong & Healthy Bones: are promoted thanks to the banana's potassium Boosted Stomach Health: since bananas ease both diarrhea and constipation − and even reduce the risk of ulcers Reduced Rates Of Cancer: bananas = anti-cancer properties Better Nutrient Levels: as vitamin absorption is increased Lower Blood Pressure: due to that high potassium content Improved Health: Vitamin B6, found in bananas, protects against infection, cardiovascular illness, obesity, and Type II Diabetes

So, if you have five minutes to spare (preparation time) and are ready for... scrumptious... whip up some Baked Banana Bliss!  



  • 4 firm bananas
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil (heated)
  • 1-inch piece grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 tablespoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup raisins  



Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Peel and cut bananas in half, lengthwise. Oil the baking pan and arrange bananas. Sprinkle with cinnamon, grated ginger, nutmeg, and raisins. Cover and bake for 10 to 15 minutes. Enjoy!

P.S. Love chocolate? Add a sprinkle of cacao powder! Delicious (and a wonderful antioxidant)!