9 Creative Ways to Use Bananas Under 250 Calories

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It’s no wonder bananas are one of the most logged foods — they’re packed with fiber, potassium and are a great source of healthy carbs. Not only do they make a great pre-workout snack, but they’re also a smart way to naturally sweeten dishes like smoothies, granola bars and pancakes. Take advantage of the versatile fruit with these nine creative recipes that have 250 calories or less per serving.

1. BANANA-MANGO OAT SMOOTHIE | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 210; Total Fat: 3g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 9mg; Sodium: 114mg; Carbohydrate: 42g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 27g; Protein: 10g

2. STRAWBERRY BANANA VEGAN ICE CREAM | TRINH LE

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 101; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 3.3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 3mg; Carbohydrate: 18g; Dietary Fiber: 2.5g; Sugar: 10g; Protein: 1g

3. CHUNKY MONKEY OAT BARS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 221; Total Fat: 13g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 37mg; Sodium: 134mg; Carbohydrate: 23g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 12g; Protein: 6g

4. BAKED BANANA NUT DONUTS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 161; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 40mg; Sodium: 66mg; Carbohydrate: 28g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 11g; Protein: 4g

5. STRAWBERRY BANANA BREAD | RUNNING WITH SPOONS

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 143; Total Fat: 1g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 32mg; Sodium: 159mg; Carbohydrate: 30g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 14g; Protein: 4g

6. PEANUT BUTTER BANANA SUSHI | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 225; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 141mg; Carbohydrate: 32g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 11g; Protein: 6g

7. BANANA BUCKWHEAT PANCAKES | THE WHEATLESS KITCHEN

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 220; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 85mg; Sodium: 297mg; Carbohydrate: 38g; Dietary Fiber: 11g; Sugar: 9g; Protein: 9g

8. VEGAN HOMEMADE BANANA “YOGURT” | NUTRITION STRIPPED

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 152; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 45mg; Carbohydrate: 23g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 8g; Protein: 5g

9. GLUTEN-FREE CHOCOLATE OAT MUFFINS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 250; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 31mg; Sodium: 115mg; Carbohydrate: 37g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 11g; Protein: 7g

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