“Cocoa-Nut” Bananas

February/March 2005, EatingWell for a Healthy Heart Cookbook (2008), The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook (2006), The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005)

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

"The coconut in the picture doesn't look toasted, but it looks yummy none the less! To Vicki Stoeckel, MN., I hope the scoop of ice cream was sugar free, because it kind of defeated the purpose otherwise... :) "
“Cocoa-Nut” Bananas

Makes: 4 servings

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


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

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1 fruit

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