What to Do With Over-Ripe Bananas

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What to Do With Over-Ripe Bananas

Chocolate & Banana

Satisfy that chocolate craving with a drizzle of melted chocolate chips over banana slices for an easy treat.

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Berry-Banana Smoothie

There's no more classic combo than fresh berries and bananas. Here, just a touch of honey shines up their flavors even more.

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Banana-Bran Muffins

By the end of the week, any bananas left in the fruit bowl are past their prime--just right for these moist bran muffins. Add a handful of dark chocolate chips to entice children to enjoy a fiber-rich treat.

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Banana-Cocoa Soy Smoothie

With plenty of protein from both tofu and soymilk, this banana-split-inspired breakfast smoothie will keep you satisfied until lunchtime.

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Do you feel as though your fruit bowl is always filled with over-ripe bananas? Think twice before you reach to throw them out. We've compiled a list of great recipes that will help you use these bananas so they don't go to waste. From smoothies to muffins, you'll never think about ridding your kitchen of this fruit again.

Check out the slideshow above to learn how you can transform your over-ripe bananas into irresistible meals and desserts.

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