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10 Products That Prove Bananas Are the Most Versatile Food

Sir Bananas Banana Milk

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This milk is flavored with banana purée and comes in a regular or chocolate option and would upgrade a bowl of plain cereal or oats. To make your own dairy-free version, simply blend a banana with a cup of water. ($3.65; amazon.com)

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Snow Monkey Nice Cream

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Snow Monkey's "ice creams" taste creamy like the real thing; you'd never guess they're made with bananas as the base. The company's frozen treats are gluten-free and vegan—and this cacao flavor will satisfy the most stubborn sweet tooth. ($48 for 6; snow-monkey.com)

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Edward and Sons Organic Green Banana Flour

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Even underripe bananas have their purpose—to be transformed into banana flour. This organic flour made entirely of bananas will make your next batch of gluten-free baked goods even more flavorful. ($5.99; edwardandsons.com)

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Fresh Essentials Snacks Banana Slices

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Dried bananas work well as an on-the-go snack or smoothie bowl topping. Invest in a dehydrator or just grab a pack of these organic freeze-dried banana slices with no added ingredients. ($20 for 6; walmart.com)

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Karen's Naturals Just Banana Powder

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If you want to add banana flavor to anything and everything, this powdered banana is the way to go. Smoothies, baked goods, sauces—the possibilities are endless. ($5; shopkarensnaturals.com)

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Jufran Banana Sauce

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Banana sauce?! This tomato-free condiment is similar to ketchup and popular in the Philippines. Use it as a dipping sauce for sweet potato fries (or any of these baked french fries that aren't made with potatoes). ($2; walmart.com)

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Stagg Banana Jam

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Non-berry jams are way underrated. This banana spread with vanilla bean will solve your breakfast toast boredom. (These 10 twists on toast that don't involve avocado will also inspire you.) ($12.90; amazon.com)

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Johnny Pops Fruit Bars

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If you want the convenience of a packaged frozen dessert but not the iffy additives, try these pops. They've got a simple ingredient list: bananas, heavy cream, water, cane sugar, cinnamon, and salt. (johnnypops.com for stores)

 

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Barnana Organic Chewy Banana Bites

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Enjoy fruit snacks without the artificial ingredients. These chewy banana bites contain bananas and nothing else. (Want more healthy alternatives to your childhood faves? Check out these healthy swaps for '90s lunch box snacks.) ($12; amazon.com)

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Gutzy Organic Fruit Snack

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Bananas, strawberries, and oats are a sweet and satisfying combo. You can keep some of these organic fruit purées in your pantry for when you don't have time to make a smoothie. ($2; jet.com)

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