Bananas are a wonderfully versatile fruit that perfectly compliment many sweet and savory dishes. On top of that, they are loaded with potassium and fiber, making them a heart-healthy snack that helps you manage cholesterol levels and decrease your risk of heart disease. In fact, a study referenced by MindBodyGreen showed that when long-distance cyclists consumed half of a banana every fifteen minutes, their energy levels were equivalent to those when consuming energy drinks. And think about all the sugar and calories they saved!
It’s clear bananas are a healthy choice when it comes to feeding your body right, but the super bonus is that they can also be incredibly delicious! Especially when coated with creamy peanut butter, packed tight with crunchy coconut bits or delightfully sweetened with dark chocolate. I’m talking about the incredible snacks made by Barnana.
Barnana snacks come in all shapes, sizes and flavors, giving your taste buds an experience they soon won’t forget. My favorites are the Organic Peanut Butter Chewy Banana Bites and the Organic Chocolate Chewy Banana Bites (pictured left). But you don’t have to just stop with these two. For those of you who want to skip the creamy coating, the Organic Original Chewy Banana Bites taste like candy but fuel your body with 800mg of Potassium per serving! For a more tropical treat with a hint of crunch, snack on the Organic Coconut Chewy Banana Bites – after one bite, you’ll swear you’ve been transported to a Hawaiian island.
I enjoy these bites between meetings, post-workout or during that mid-afternoon dive when my brain needs a supercharge to get through the rest of the day.
The best part? You can find them at your local health food store, including Whole Foods and Sprouts! Want them to come to you? You can order them online by clicking here. Happy snacking, friends!