Karen Belz
August 12, 2016 11:59 am
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I say this with a heavy heart, and a banana currently in my stomach. According to nutritionist Dr. Daryl Gioffre, and reported by Cosmopolitan U.K., grabbing a banana in the morning for a quick breakfast might not be the best thing for you. Sure, they’ll temporarily fill you up — but they’ll make you feel a little tired and sluggish later if they’re not paired with another beneficial food.

“Bananas eaten alone aren’t the best option because they’re 25% sugar and moderately acidic,” Gioffre said, noting that adding something with a healthy fat might make them a little bit healthier.

This doesn’t mean that you should go ahead and ditch your bananas. Instead, think about incorporating them into one of these all-star recipe ideas. Like these!

Blackberry Chia Breakfast Bowl

Made with fibrous chia seeds, bananas, blackberries, almond milk, this is the perfect protein-filled breakfast!

Check out the full recipe here.

One bowl whole wheat banana bread

Banana bread can be healthy! Find the recipe here.

Healthy spiced banana bread oatmeal bars

Need we say more. I MEAN LOOK AT THAT GOOEY DELICIOUS BEAUTY. Get the recipe here.

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