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15 Surprising Uses for Bananas

 

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13. Dog Treat. Bananas are a perfectly safe, and perfectly healthy, treat for your beloved pooch!

14. Purify Water. OK, this is perhaps best left to the professionals, but research has suggested that banana peels can actually absorb toxins in polluted rivers. But, if you ever find yourself lost in the woods with only a banana peel, you’ll be prepared!

15. Make “Ice Cream.” Craving the sweet stuff but don’t have the time, calories, or budget to spare? Simply blend a frozen solid banana in a food processor or blender. You’ll be surprised how much it tastes like soft-serve ice cream! For more info on frozen banana ice cream, click here.

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Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.

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11:06AM PST on Nov 22, 2014

Oh no! Not on 4 pages!

12:51PM PST on Nov 9, 2014

What a great lovely fruit, never knew :) Thank you for sharing

8:15AM PST on Nov 7, 2014

thanks for good info

9:05PM PST on Nov 2, 2014

thanks for the information on bananas.

8:19AM PDT on Oct 28, 2014

Love nanas - will experiment with some of these suggestions though

3:45AM PDT on Oct 28, 2014

Thank you for the great information I love bananas didn"t know they were usefull for other things as only to eatting them

8:41AM PDT on Oct 27, 2014

Looks like the banana is a super useful food!

3:27PM PDT on Oct 26, 2014

Lalalala, la banana, lalalala banana :)
Good info, thank you.

1:32AM PDT on Oct 22, 2014

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2:36PM PDT on Oct 15, 2014

Thanks

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