Cooktop Cove: Save those browning bananas and whip up one of these 7 healthy recipes
By Sheree Mcdonald
Don't you just hate when bananas start to brown before you can eat them? You don't have to let them go to waste! Before you toss browned bananas into your trash or compost, consider using them for a delicious recipe! Not only will you save money, but you'll satisfy your taste buds like never before.
Not sure where to start? We've got you covered! Here are a few of the tastiest browning bananas recipes out there. You'll be blown away by how incredible they are! 
1. Healthy banana bread recipe (h/t Cookie and Kate)
Banana bread is so comforting and hearty that you might almost forget that it's healthy, too! Mash up a very overripe bananas and you have a tasty bread that works well as a breakfast food or a midday snack.
2. Healthy chocolate banana muffins (h/t Show Me the Yummy)
Have a hankering for something chocolate? Don't ruin your healthy diet! Instead, opt for this yummy alternative that satisfies your craving with none of the guilt.
3. Banana oatmeal muffin with pecan brown sugar topping (h/t Bunny's Warm Oven)
Muffins are good, but banana muffins are better! If you have a few brown bananas in your pantry, mix them in this recipe for the perfect dash of flavor.
4. Dehydrated apples and bananas (h/t Bev Cooks)
If you want to keep it simple, then this is the recipe for you. Simply dehydrate your browning bananas to create a crisp, unprocessed treat the entire family can enjoy.
5. Banana ice cream (h/t One Ingredient Chef)
Wow! This ice cream recipe only requires one ingredient: frozen bananas. Who knew that you could create a deliciously healthy treat so easily?
6. Simple Skinny Banana Cookies (h/t The Kitchen Whisperer)
This amazingly simple recipe is just what you need to add to your must-try list. It's full of flavor, healthy, and can be whipped together in a matter of minutes.
7. Banana Flaxseed waffles (h/t Dish by Dish)
There's a whole lot of "yum" packed into this five-ingredient dish. You'll love the simplicity in the process. Plus, you'll have the peace of mind of not letting your browned bananas go to waste!
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