USES FOR OVERRIPE BANANAS

by THE INDIAN SPOT
USES FOR OVERRIPE BANANAS

You may have observed your bananas ripening soon and tuning dark. What do you do with over ripe bananas, do you ever wonder? We usually throw them away, after all who would like the soft and overly sweet bananas? Bananas are cheap and resourceful and can be used for a number of things even after they over ripe. So instead of throwing them away. Here are some uses for overripe bananas:

USES FOR OVERRIPE BANANASMAKE ICE CREAM CREAMIER

Overripe bananas can be used to make your ice creams even creamier and soft in texture. If you like making ice creams at home, you should definitely try this trick using bananas. Simply add over ripe bananas pre-blended to smooth paste into the ice cream maker along with ice cream ingredients. You will be surprised to see how tasty and creamy your ice cream is!

MOISTURIZING FACE PACK

Banana has moisturizing properties that leave skin soft, supple and hydrated. To make this face mask, mash ½ overripe banana in a bowl, add ½ tablespoon honey and 4 tablespoons milk to it. Mix well and apply this paste on entire face. Keep it for 20 minutes and wash off.  Best beauty treatments with banana peel >>

MOIST CAKES

Bananas can certainly make your cakes or cupcakes really moist and soft.  Not only do they make cakes moist, but also add on to the taste. What’s more? Overripe bananas can be used as a substitute for oil. Just add mashed overripe bananas in the cake batter instead of oil or butter and you are done!

CREAMY AND HEALTHY SMOOTHIES

Overripe bananas can be added to almost any damn smoothie. Why? It adds a nice creamy and thick texture, adds on to the sweetness, and also makes the smoothie nutritious. Just add 1 overripe banana in the blender with other smoothie ingredients and that is it.

ROSE SOIL FERTILIZER

Overripe bananas can be used to improve the rose oil fertility and also encourage blooming. Puree one overripe banana with a one-half cup of water in the blender. Lightly dig up the soil around the rose, pour the mix in, and blend into the soil. Do this 2-3 times a month to keep your roses healthy!

OATMEAL

Take that overripe banana, mash it up with a fork, and stir it into your warm bowl of oats. add a dash of cinnamon and some chopped nuts to make it even better.

ACNE TREATMENT

Overripe bananas mixed with turmeric decreases blemishes and help in getting glowing face. To make this chemical-free mask you need ½ overripe banana mashed and 1 tablespoon turmeric. Combine the turmeric with mashed banana and mix them well. you may add little milk to it if you wish to adjust consistency (if you feel spreading tough), spread the mask over entire face and neck and let it stay for 20 minutes. Wash off using cold water. Do this once or twice a week.

SHOE SHINER

Mashes overripe bananas can be used to make your shoes shiny! Simply mash a banana, take some paste on a wash cloth and buff your shoes with it. It will wipe away all the dirt and add a nice shine to your shoes. Follow up with buffing using dry cloth.