Banana milk is a popular drink as it’s tasty, easy to make and good for your digestion. Bananas (despite their opaque appearance) are mostly water, so this is a very hydrating drink. Choose Fair Trade organic bananas (easiest from farm shops, as they don’t have to wrap the organic bananas in plastic to keep them away from being contaminated from non-organic bananas).
Vegan Almond Banana Milk (Veggies Don’t Bite) adds protein and calcium using almond milk. You can also add in optional hemp seeds and/or organic peanut butter.
You can use any milk you want, see the mylks tag to find out the best milk for your wants and needs. Easy Peasy Banana Milk (Simple Vegan Blog) not only adds some fruit to the mix, but is nut-free, so an ideal option for those with nut allergies. You can add in vanilla, cinnamon or other spices, for a change.
Fun Facts about Bananas
Bananas are one of the world’s most popular fruits, and the leftover leaves and skins can be used for many other purposes like writing paper. You can even use the inside of a banana peel, to polish your shoes.
Grown worldwide (only in Hawaii for US consumers), the fruit’s name means ‘fruit of the wise men’ and is actually a berry. It’s said that if you rub the inside of a banana peel on a wart each night, it will go in a week or two! It can also be rubbed onto burns and minor injuries, to help them heal. The peel can even be used to polish silver. The fruits also contain tryptophan (an amino acid) which combined with natural vitamin B6 is good to help you sleep and combat depression, due to serotonin. Note many people with latex allergies, are also allergic to bananas.