“Cocoa-Nut” Bananas

“Cocoa-Nut” Bananas

Cocoa- and coconut-crusted bananas are a treat for the whole family.

From EatingWell: February/March 2005, EatingWell for a Healthy Heart Cookbook (2008), The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook (2006), The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005)
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10
Total Time: 10

Ingredients

  1. 4 teaspoons cocoa powder
  2. 4 teaspoons toasted unsweetened coconut
  3. 2 small bananas, sliced on the bias

Preparation

Place cocoa and coconut on separate plates. Roll each banana slice in the cocoa, shake off the excess, then dip in the coconut.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving: 80 calories; 1 g fat (1 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 19 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 2 g fiber; 5 mg sodium; 274 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus:

1 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 fruit