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My Dog Likes Bananas

Dana McKenna | Posted 01.19.2016 | Comedy
Dana McKenna

Gracie the dog loves bananas. I don't remember exactly when this first became evident, but it probably had something to do with The Boy (who was around 6 at the time) dropping part, or more likely, a whole banana on the ground.

The Ultimate Thick & Creamy Smoothie to Kick Off 2016

Selena Sharpless | Posted 01.14.2016 | Taste
Selena Sharpless

This is not a detox-diet-juice-cleanse smoothie recipe. This is the thick and creamy ice cream style smoothie you can only eat with a spoon.

The ‘Extinction’ Of Bananas Shows Us Why Our Food System Needs Help

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 12.16.2015 | Taste

Bananas, as we know them, could soon be no more. According to a new report out last month, the popular Cavendish banana is now at risk of extinction ...

Your Favorite Banana Is Facing Extinction

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.02.2015 | Science

One of the world’s most popular fruits may go extinct -- yet again. Before 1960, your grandparents and great-grandparents were eating better ba...

The Lake Havasu Mystery

Sandy Thomas | Posted 12.01.2015 | Arts
Sandy Thomas

So I wake up in the night and my brain says this: Lake Havisu. Weird. Not only have I never been to Lake Havisu, I'm not even sure where it is. Is it by the Hoover Dam? Near Las Vegas? It's 4 A.M. and before I can stop it, my brain is flitting from one enigmatic thing to the next.

The Daddy Diaries. Chapter 29. What to Do When Your Baby Discovers His Banana.

Dimitri Ehrlich | Posted 11.20.2015 | Parents
Dimitri Ehrlich

Lev turned 6 months old the other day and on his birthday, he earned real money for his first modeling gig. Our tiny Zoolander also ate fruit food for the first time that day -- a banana.

You've Been Eating Bananas All Wrong

PureWow | Posted 11.10.2015 | Taste

We thought banana peels were good for two things: protecting bananas and serving as comedic props. That was until we heard that not only is it safe to eat banana peels; it's also advisable. Huh. Here's the deal.

Should You Be Eating Banana Peels? | Adam Goldberg | Posted 10.07.2015 | Healthy Living

Why would anyone WANT to eat a banana peel? Once the butt of cartoon slip-and-fall jokes, the lowly banana peel is now being hyped as a health elixir....

A Simple Trick For Keeping Bananas Riper, Longer

PureWow | Posted 11.10.2015 | Taste

Ten bananas for $1.50 sounds like such a good idea... until it's four days later and you've eaten one. Here's a quick trick for keeping your favorite fruit yellow longer.

A One-Ingredient Dessert You Won't Feel Guilty About Eating

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 08.28.2015 | OWN

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It's National Banana Lovers Day: Fun Facts to Go Bananas Over

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 08.28.2015 | Taste
Jeryl Brunner

What's the most popular fruit in the United States? It's eaten in more quantities than oranges and apples put together. It's a fruit so beloved it's s...

The Banana Pudding Recipes That'll Take You Way Back To Childhood

The Huffington Post | Kristen Aiken | Posted 08.31.2015 | Taste

Of all the random national food holidays -- Curried Chicken Day,  Stuffed Mushroom Day, Coconut Torte Day, Turkey Neck Soup Day (seriously) -- w...

5 Cupcake Recipes Worth Every Calorie

Rachel Hollis | Posted 08.21.2015 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

I know I've told you this before but I'll tell you again, I love dessert! If I go out to dinner you better believe I'm ordering it. At the top of my list of favorite sweet treats are cupcakes. Try one of these delicious recipes worth every single calorie!

How To Make Banana Ice Cream, The Healthiest And Easiest Dessert Ever

The Huffington Post | Kristen Aiken | Posted 08.04.2015 | Taste

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The Health Benefits of Bananas

Alan Christianson | Posted 07.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Alan Christianson

Last week, a reader asked why I included bananas in my list of good carbs for the Adrenal Reset Diet. Her confusion is understandable, since some experts claim bananas are fattening or unhealthy.

Frozen Banana Pops Are A Healthy, Delicious Way To Stay Cool This Summer

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 07.15.2015 | Taste

Summer can feel a bit challenging sometimes. It's the one time of year we have to strip down to our bathing suits in front of other human beings, so w...

There’s Just Something About LeBron And Co. On A Banana Boat

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.08.2015 | Sports

When normal people go on vacation, going wild means buying a neon-flavored cocktail or maybe snorkeling. But when Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade, Chris ...

5 Ways to Reawaken Healthy Habits This Summer

Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger

In my humble opinion, summer is the perfect time to start mastering some healthy habits. Whether you're looking for adventures or a few delicious recipes, summer is the perfect time to kick new life into your daily habits.

The Best Banana Dessert Only Has 3 Ingredients

Food52 | Posted 06.19.2015 | Taste

Simple is powerful.

3 Mistakes You Are Making in Storing Fruits and Vegetables

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 06.04.2015 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

Most people unpack their shopping bags and put everything in the refrigerator. In theory, that seems like a good idea, doesn't it? Then why do we find a few days later our fruits and vegetables are limp, shriveled, or worse yet rotten? What went wrong?

A Delicious Way To Use Up Old Bananas

Laura Zinn Fromm | Posted 12.02.2015 | Fifty
Laura Zinn Fromm

That afternoon she made a smoothie with frozen banana, fresh ginger, spinach, pineapple, hemp seeds and chia seeds. I took a sip. My brain demanded more, right away.

Millions In Cocaine Delivered To German Grocery Stores, Plus Bananas

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 05.06.2015 | Crime

Police officers stand next to banana boxes containing cocaine in Berlin on May 4, 2015. (AP Photo/dpa, Soeren Stache) Whoops! Nearly 400 kilog...

5 Healthy Smoothie Recipes for Overripe Bananas

Hannah Helsabeck | Posted 06.27.2015 | Taste
Hannah Helsabeck

Timing is everything when it comes to enjoying fresh fruit.

10 Things to Do with 'Rotten' Bananas

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.11.2015 | Taste
Maria Rodale

I was reminded about how versatile a product a rotten banana is the other week when I was in the Florida Keys and ordered a banana-orange-mango smoothie at a local health food store. The woman took a bag of frozen banana pieces out of the freezer and used them instead of ice. Of course! That just got me thinking of all the ways we can use our old bananas instead of throwing them out.

Master Your Kitchen With These Clever Hacks

HooplaHa | Posted 04.19.2015 | Taste

This week, you'll learn how to hull strawberries while saving the entire berry, how one household item can keep your bananas fresh longer and and easy way to serve hard butter!