Banana is very much a staple fruit of India. One of the great things about bananas is that it is not only delicious but is also cheap and available throughout the year unlike the other fruits.
Banana is a fruit which is still very casually consumed for its taste, texture and a feeling of fullness unlike other fruits which are eaten due to their much known health benefits. The masses definitely prefer it due to its low cost. With whatever feeling it might be consumed, banana is nutritious and a wholesome fruit. This is a much lesser recognized fact. Except for its limitations for weight loss and diabetes, like other fruits this one too deserves high regards.
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Here’s an easy breakfast combining fresh fruit, yogurt, and granola or cereal. Feel free to use whatever fresh fruits are available, depending upon the time of year.
1 honeydew or cantaloupe melon, halved and seeded
½ cup fresh pineapple or kiwi chunks
½ cup blueberries
¼ cup lemon yogurt
2 tablespoons honey (optional)
1 cup granola or other crispy cereal
1. With a lemon baller or ice cream scoop, make melon rounds. Set the balls on a baking sheet and place the sheet in the freezer.
2. In a small mixing bowl, toss the blueberries and pineapple. Fold in the yogurt.
3. Cut the bananas in half, crosswise. Cut each of these halves in half again, lengthwise. Place 2 banana slices in the bottom of a cereal bowl. Top the bananas with the melon balls.
4. Add the pineapple mixture to each bowl. If using honey, drizzle it over the whole. Sprinkle each bowl with cereal.