Banana Recipes

Got overripe bananas? Use them up in our cozy recipes with bananas, which include banana bread (of course), but also banana dessert recipes and smoothies.

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Pear-Blueberry Ambrosia with Creamy Lime Dressing

This dessert is delicious and decadent, yet is chock-full of healthy fruit with a creamy lime dressing; the blueberries provide a lovely pop of color. —Laura Stricklin, Jackson, Mississippi

Banana-Oatmeal Pancakes with Blueberry Maple Syrup

Breakfast is generally the only meal I'm able to share with my boyfriend, so I like to make a delicious...


Fabulous Fruit Salad

This refreshing fruit salad bursts with a delightful citrus flavor. The recipe makes a big batch so it’s perfect for...


Blueberry Banana Smoothies

“We often make smoothies to use up bananas that are past the point of eating them fresh. This combination is...


Banana Blueberry Smoothies

“My sons love this smoothie, whether it’s served frozen or with a straw. Either way, I feel good giving them...

Banana Berry Muffins

In Pembina, North Dakota, Alyce Wyman bakes up these moist muffins with a sweet nut topping. “The original recipe called...


Blueberry Mango Smoothies

Tofu lends a shake-like thickness to this fruit-filled smoothie from our Test Kitchen. It's a welcome treat for those on...

Banana Berry Smoothies

"My family is fond of smoothies, and we are always trying something new. This is one fruity blend they always...


Banana Berry Drink

This cold refreshing beverage is a great substitute for breakfast when you're in a hurry. —Eric Knoben, Edgewood, Washington


Banana Mixed Berry Smoothie

For a sweet treat during the summer, try these smoothies. The banana and berries are so tasty together.—Brenda Strohm, Omaha,...


So-Healthy Smoothies

This tastes like a milk shake, but it doesn't have the guilt or fat. My husband and I look forward...

Blueberry Banana Cream Pie

“I found this recipe in a book years ago. People really like the combination of blueberries with bananas, and there...


Berries with Banana Cream

This yummy dessert from Kari Caven of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho is just the thing for spring! The airy banana-orange cream...


Berry Banana Smoothies

"I keep several bananas in the freezer so that I'm always ready to whip up this thick beverage for a...


Blueberry Banana Salad

"We have several blueberry bushes in our yard, so using the bounty in this easy salad is a nice change...


Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Bake

When my brother, sister and I were young, Mom would bake this cinnamon-scented oatmeal before driving us to school. Whenever...

Banana Blueberry Pie

"This light fruity dessert is so simple to prepare," writes Priscilla Weaver, Hagerstown, Maryland. "It makes two, so you have...


Creamy Banana-Berry Pie

Cool, creamy and topped with bananas and fresh blueberries, this pretty pie from our Test Kitchen is lighter than air...


Blueberry Banana Bread

Blueberries and bananas combine in these tender, golden loaves. Whether you enjoy a slice as a snack or for breakfast,...


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Summer Dessert Pizza

My family enjoys this dessert pizza recipe anytime of the year, but it's especially refreshing during the hot months. You...


Banana Blueberry Pancakes

This blueberry pancakes recipe is a favorite in our home. My kids don’t even realize how healthy it is! —Kelly...


Fruit-Filled French Toast Wraps

Here’s my go-to whenever we have brunch guests. If I have extra berries, I just make a fruit salad for...


Fruit-Filled Puff Pancake

This fruity puff pancake is a top breakfast request at my house. The combination of cinnamon, blueberries and bananas is...


Favorite Fruit Pizza

This is my favorite fruit pizza and my family loves it. I make it often for a cool, pretty and...

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Festive Fruit Salad

This refreshing beautiful salad has become a favorite of everyone who's tried it. My bowl always comes home empty when...


I’m Stuffed French Toast

I was able to remake this dish I had enjoyed while eating out. The fruit adds a special touch to...