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Creamy and delicious banana porridge recipe

Resistant starch in the unripe banana is great for controlling blood sugar and gut health.

In Summary

•Resistant starch in the unripe banana is great for controlling blood sugar and gut health.

•It is good for both adults and kids.

Image: Michelle Blackwood/Healthier Steps

Perfect for breakfast or snack breaks, banana porridge is quite delicious, healthy, creamy, and gluten-free.

Green bananas are also high in pectin, both pectin and resistant starch in the unripe banana is great for controlling blood sugar and gut health.

It is good for both adults and kids.

Ingredients

  • 3 medium green bananas, peeled
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups of water
  • 1/2 cup organic brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Preparation

Step 1

Peel green bananas and roughly chop them before placing them in a blender along with coconut milk and salt.

Step 2

Process in a high-speed blender until creamy.

Step 3

Bring water to boil in a large sufuria on medium heat. Then slowly pour in the banana mixture while whisking constantly to prevent the banana porridge from forming lumps.

Step 4

Bring the porridge to a boil and reduce heat to simmer for 15 minutes. Add sugar, and spices, stir, and serve!

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