In Goodness Gang

Our Benny Banana comes from Tzaneen, his ancestors came from Asia and today his banana family is grown in over 107 countries around the World. It is the ultimate energy-boosting lunch box snack and great at any time of the day.

What does Benny banana do for us?

  • Rich in Potassium which is a mineral that helps muscles function, and it helps maintain fluid levels in your body.
  • Vitamin B6 helps to reduce swelling, protect against diabetes, strengthen the nervous system, aid in weight loss and help with the production of white blood cells.
  • High in fibre, which breaks down carbohydrates and regulates the digestive system.
  • Magnesium and iron help strengthen your blood and relieve anaemia.
  • High in Vitamin B’s which give you energy
  • Can help overcome depression due to high levels of tryptophan, which is converted into serotonin — the happy-mood brain neurotransmitter.
  • Bananas act as a prebiotic, stimulating the growth of friendly bacteria in the bowel

How do you like to enjoy Bananas?

  • Freeze them (peeled) and add them to your smoothies or smoothie bowls
  • Enjoy banana muffins or banana bread
  • Lightly fry or roast them to enjoy with your breakfast
  • One of our FAVES: Make “Nice Cream” – Frozen bananas blended up with Coconut Cream into an ice cream consistency and add your flavour of choice.
  • Banana Pancakes drizzled with honey, yes, please!
  • In season now, Banana and Avocado Smoothie
  • Slice some up and add it to your cereal, or with your Chia Pudding
  • Slice them up and enjoy them with peanut butter (For loads of energy)
  • Garnish your Bobotie or Curry (Perfect Winter Comfort Food)

Whether you eat them as is, or experiment, make sure you are eating your nutritious 5 a day. Happy eating, with Love from Benny Banana and the FreshStop Goodness Gang  🙂

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